Ponting backs Australia to win fourth consecutive World CupBy ANI
Tuesday, February 8, 2011
SYDNEY - Australian captain Ricky Ponting believes that the way the team performed in his absence, thrashing England 6-1 in their ODI series, showed that they were ready to chase their fourth consecutive World Cup.
“Looking at the last few results I think they were really satisfying against a pretty good English team,” the Age quoted Ponting, as saying.
“The satisfying thing for me out of the last series was that when we were down and out and it looked like we were beaten, we found a way to win games which I think has been a trademark of very good Australian teams for a long period of time now.”
“(And) we’re going to a part of the world (the subcontinent) where we’ve got a very good record on one day cricket,” he added.
Australia’s first game of the tournament is against Zimbabwe on February 21. (ANI)