Aussie batting missing Ponting class: Ian Chappell

Ian Chappell believes Ponting, Hussey and Clarke are the last generation of quality batsmen to have played for Australia.

updated: March 27, 2013 22:06 IST
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New Delhi: Batsmen in the mould of, or, as talented as Michael Clarke or the retired Ricky Ponting, may never be seen in Australia again if the "holes in the production line" are not addressed by the country's cricket administrators, says former skipper Ian Chappell.

"We are not addressing the fact that there are holes in the production line," Chappell said.

"If you think about it, Ponting, (Michael) Hussey and Clarke, you would have to say are the last of that sort of generation who learnt how to survive those tough periods."

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