According to News.com.au, Ponting said that this is what defines cricketers and if one looks back at all the great players in Australia, they have all had this ability.
Ponting will host a ceremony announcing Clarke as the winner of the Sir Garfield Sobers Trophy as the International Cricket Council's cricketer of the year and Test cricketer of the year, the report said.
Yesterday the former captain sent his successor a message congratulating him on reaching his 100th Test and said that Clarke now ranked among the greats of Australian cricket, the report added.
Ponting also said Clarke's ability to make big runs consistently makes him one of the best players in the world today.
--ANI (Posted on 15-12-2013)