George Bailey calls on Ricky Ponting's expert advice for ODI series in India

Ricky Ponting has been Australia's most successful ODI batsman in India, scoring five hundreds and nine fifties.

updated: October 09, 2013 20:30 IST
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Australia's stand-in skipper George Bailey has tapped into former skipper Ricky Ponting's expertise on how to upstage the current world No.1 team in their own backyard.

Ahead of the lone Twenty20 international against India, Bailey revealed that he called on Ponting before making the trip to the subcontinent.

Despite the threat of India's far superior spin bowling and helping turning tracks, Ponting led Australia to ODI series wins in India in 2007 and 2009.

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