In the world of sports, there have been a number of crazy fans who would go miles and beyond for their idols. However, this one incident is truly bizarre in a sense, as an Aussie supporter snapped a picture with Australian sports presenter Melanie McLaughlin, and by whom? The one and only Ricky Ponting!
Melanie, who works for Seven Network, posted a photo on her official Instagram @mel_mclaughlin today, where the the former FOX Sports presenter was seen posing for a picture with a fan, as Ricky Ponting was holding his phone for a snap.
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If you play your cards right “Ricky Ponting” (if that’s your real name) you might just find yourself on the other side of the camera one of these days.. #Repost @7cricket with @get_repost ・・・ Hilarious scenes 😂😂 • #cricket #australia #test #adelaide #adelaideoval #7cricket #ponting #photo
McLaughlin wrote: “If you play your cards right “Ricky Ponting” (if that’s your real name) you might just find yourself on the other side of the camera one of these days.” The photo stated that the supporter approached the former Australian skipper and asked for a picture with the lady, and with not the Aussie legend.
Ponting has presently teamed up with Melanie for the commenraty squad for the ongoing test series between Australia and Pakistan.
The 2003 Cricket World Cup winner, Ponting is one of the most decoared cricketers of all time. He has 123 ODI and 366 test caps for the national team, and player for Kolkata Knight Riders and Mumbai Indians in the Indian Premier League.