Aussie Cricket: Ricky Ponting's the Next Scott Draper (Humour)

Linus FernandesAnalyst IIMay 2, 2011

Ricky Ponting, the next Scott Draper?
Ricky Ponting, the next Scott Draper?Julian Finney/Getty Images

Ricky Ponting has decided to take up professional golf.


According to the Herald Sun, Ponting may be granted a sponsorship exemption to a major tournament in Melbourne.

It’s got to be that damned fool Gary Player who’s been filling his head with these ideas.

Player did not even know who Ricky was when he first met him. But can he recognise a fine swing or what?

What next?

A heart-to-heart chat with Tiger Woods for the Punter?

What will they discuss?

“Hey, Tiger, can you let me know the best clubs to use? Are those Nike VR Pro ones any good? Was it one of those that Elin used to break open your car window?

"That would be perfect. They would cut into television sets mighty easily. A lovely secondary use.

"What, you think Elin would be the best person to talk to about that?”

I don’t expect Tiger to feel less than apoplectic after that tête-à-tête.

Ricky Ponting, the next Scott Draper?

I’ll take Greg Chappell and Mark Taylor’s word for it.

Well, at least he’ll not have Sachin Tendulkar to contend with on the links.

Or will he? You never know.

Quote of the day:

"We know what happens to people who stay in the middle of the road. They get run over." - Aneurin Bevan