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Toyota Memorable Moment - Ponting's lap of honour

UPDATED 18 December, 2012 4:28PM AEST |

Retiring Australian legend Ricky Ponting said goodbye to his home crowd and Test cricket in Tasmania for the last time.

It was an eventful first day in the first Vodafone Test Match between Australia and Sri Lanka at Blundstone Arena. Australia finished the day in a good position thanks largely to a fighting knock by Phil Hughes, but one of the highlights of the day and possibly the summer was a stunning catch by Sri Lankan Mahela Jayawardene to dismiss Shane Watson. But the day belonged to Ricky Ponting, as he said goodbye to Blundstone Arena and Test Cricket for the last time in an emotional lap of honour. Let us know what the highlight of the day for you was. 

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First Posted 15 December, 2012 12:55PM AEST

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