India-Australia Final Ideal for 2015 World Cup: Ricky Ponting

Ricky Ponting, who led Australia to win the quadrennial event in 2003 and 2007, said that the team having the most number of strong lower-middle order batsmen and all-rounders will win the trophy.

updated: October 18, 2014 22:41 IST
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New Delhi: Two-time World Cup winning captain Ricky Ponting said Saturday that an India-Australia clash will serve up as an ideal final for the 2015 World Cup to be held in his country and New Zealand from February 14 to March 29.

"A final between Australia and India will be the ideal spectacle for the next World Cup. Especially with the powerful batting line-ups these teams possess, it would be a dream final next year," Ponting said at the Aaj Tak conclave "Salaam Cricket".

However, the Tasmanian had bad news for Indian cricket lovers.

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