Australian skipper Ricky Ponting broke the World Cup appearance record on Monday when Ponting played his 40th match at the contest in Australia’s Group A game versus Zimbabwe.
Ricky Ponting overtook ex – Australian fast bowler Glenn McGrath to keep the record outright. Glenn McGrath and Ponting had been attached on thirty-nine appearances at the conclusion of the 07 occasion.
Jayasuriya and Wasim Akram played 38 World Cup games, with Tendulkar now up to 37 after India’s win over Bangladesh on Saturday.
Ricky Ponting, who’s a 3 occasion World Cup champion, mentioned on Sunday he had not been conscious he was about to break the record, but included the victory would be “good” when he completed playing.