Ricky Thomas Ponting is regarded as one of the most successful captains in their history with Two World cup trophies to his name as a captain and three world cup trophies overall as a player.
As a captain the “Punter” Ricky Ponting has got a winning ratio of 67.91% in his career, he led the Australia team from 2004 to 2011 in Test Cricket format and from 2004 to 2002 to 2011 in ODI International Cricket. Ponting raised the bar along with Shane Warne for the Australian cricket team.
Ponting is all set to become the coach of Delhi capitals in the Indian premier league 2022.
On 22nd June 2002, Ricky Ponting married Rianna Jennifer Cantor.
Ricky Ponting Family:
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Ricky Ponting was born in the year 1947 on 19th October, Ricky Ponting is the fourth child of his parents Graeme Ponting and Lorraine Ponting, his father was a club cricket and also played Australian rules football and his mother State Vigoro Champion, Ricky Ponting’s uncle Greg Campbell represented his country in the longer format of the game in 1989 and in 1990.
The Australian Cricketer Family is now become jovial with his three children and with his wife Rianna Jennifer Cantor.
Ricky Ponting Wife- Rianna Cantor Biography:
Ricky Ponting’s wife Rianna Jennifer Cantor was born and did her education from Wollongong, Australia. Rianna Cantor also got one brother who is very fond of the game of cricket, and she is also a very cheerful and motivated person in life.
Ricky Ponting wife Rianna Cantor is a law student and completed her degree in Law in the year 2003, and since Ricky and Rianna marriage took place she has been a constant support to the family.
Ricky Ponting and Rianna Cantor Marriage:
The first meet:
Rianna Cantor met with the aggressive cricketer in the year 2000 on boxing day at a Melbourne restaurant, in the beginning, days they were friends, and one day After the famous Ashes win Ricky Ponting showcased his grit and proposed to Riana Jenifer Cantor.
Then Finally in the year 2002 on 22nd June Ricky Ponting and Rianna Cantor marriage happened in a high-end restaurant in Australia where many celebrities and Ricky Ponting’s national teammates were present.
Now the lovely couple got blessed with three beautiful children, Ricky Ponting’s daughters named Emmy Charlotte, and Matisse Ellie and his son named Fletcher Willam, Their first children were born in July 2008, and Emmy(their second daughter) was born three years after in September 2011, and in 2014 September their only son Fletcher was born.
The Lady Luck Rianna Jenifer Cantor:
Just after their marriage in the next year Ponting won the 2003 World cup in South Africa by defeating team India in the final by a heavy margin and celebrated the world cup victory with his family member and it was proved that Rianna was lady luck in his life after the 2003 world cup in the 2007 world cup was also won the by the mighty Australians which led by nonother then Ponting and in that year also he defended the trophy, and for his performance in the 2007 world cup, Ricky Ponting was named captain of the “Team of the Tournament” by Cricinfo.
After their marriage, Ponting also appointed as a test captain for his side and in the year 2003 Ponting scored the most runs in test cricket in a single calendar year by an Australian batsman, and also in 2006 under the captaincy of Ponting team Australia won their first-ever Champions Trophy crown in India, for his outstanding performance in the 2006 Champions trophy Ricky Ponting was named the in the World ODI XI by the International Cricket Council, and also for his outstanding performance in the test format Ricky Ponting was named the captain of the World Test XI by Cric Info.