Question: Recently which former cricketer is inducted into ICC Hall of Fame?
(a) Rahul Dravid
(b) Kumara Sangakara
(c) Ricky Ponting
(d) VVS Laxman
- Veteran Australian cricketer Ricky Ponting was inducted formally into ICC (International Cricket Council) Cricket Hall of Fame on 26th December, 2018. Ponting received the cap of commemoration from his co player and recipient of ICC Cricket Hall of Fame, Glenn McGrath at the MCG.
- Ponting was named in the Hall of Fame along with former Indian cricketer Rahul Dravid and England women wicketkeeper Claire Taylor in July 2018 during the ICC Annual Conference in Dublin in July.
- He is 25th in the list of Australian Cricketer to be inducted into ICC Cricket Hall of Fame. Australia won 2 World Cup titles under his captaincy. He retired in 2012 after scoring 13,378 runs in 168 Tests and 13,704 runs in 375 ODIs.
- Ponting was also awarded ICC Player of the Year in 2006, 2007 and ICC Test Player of the Year in 2006.