Ponting fined for arguing with umpire

Ricky Ponting clashed heatedly with the match umpires over an unsuccessful video review as his team struggled to contain England.

updated: December 27, 2010 16:43 IST
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Ricky Ponting has been fined 40% of his match fee (approx Aus$54,000) and rebuked by the ICC match referee Ranjan Madugalle after finally cracking under the strain of impending Ashes defeat on the second day of the Boxing Day Test in Melbourne.

His angry discussions with an ice-cool Aleem Dar, early in the second session, were the day's major flashpoint, as he picked a series of arguments with the umpires and Kevin Pietersen after the batsman correctly survived a caught-behind referral.

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