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Ponting pummels India

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Ponting pummels India (8:45)

Ricky Ponting made the 2003 final against a resurgent India a no-contest with one of the finest batting displays in World Cup history (8:45)

"No one believed that we would lose the World Cup," said Michael Bevan of the 2003 Australian squad, and they showed why. In the final against India, after Matthew Hayden and Adam Gilchrist gave Australia the start they needed by smashing 105 in 14 overs, Ricky Ponting walked into bat and took 74 balls to make his 50. But then, it was like someone flipped a switch in Ponting as he brought up the next 50 in 29 balls. Mark Nicholas, Michael Bevan, Javagal Srinath, Jarrod Kimber, Adam Gilchrist, Rahul Dravid and Ponting himself relive that unforgettable innings.

This video was first published in 2014