Ponting campaigns to outlaw Big Bats

Ricky Ponting is leading the charge to have the new-age big bats banned from Test cricket.

Ponting believes batting has become easier with the improved bat-making technology, unduly increasing the imbalance between bat and ball.

He says the wide-edged bats have their place in white ball cricket, with its accent on entertainment, but should be outlawed from Tests.

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the good, the bad & the Ugly!

The choices are numerous for those of us happiest nestling into a favorite couch with a good book on a Sunday afternoon. Time constraints sometimes demand a shorter read, like Between Wickets, an admirable twice a year Australian newcomer or maybe for lovers of ‘60s and ‘70s nostalgia, a back issue or two of the UK-produced Back Spin.

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