Ricky Thomas Ponting AO born 19 December 1974 is an Australian cricket coach, commentator, and former cricketer.
Ponting was captain of the Australian national team during its “golden era”, between 2004 and 2011 in Test cricket and 2002 and 2011 in One Day Internationals ODIs and is the most successful captain in international cricket history, with 220 victories in 324 matches with a winning rate of 67.91%.
He is widely considered to be one of the best batsmen of the modern era and in December 2006 reached the highest rating achieved by a Test batsman for 50 years, although this was surpassed by Steve Smith in December 2017.
He stands third in the list of cricketers by the number of international centuries scored, behind Sachin Tendulkar and Virat Kohli.
Ricky Ponting Wife: Who is Rianna Jennifer Cantor?
Ricky Ponting married law student Rianna Cantor on June 22, 2002, after a nearly two-year relationship. Ricky met Cantor during the 2000 Boxing Day Test in a Melbourne restaurant and “clicked instantly,” despite the fact that the young law student had no idea who Ponting was.