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Ponting to captain PM's XI against West Indies

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Under-pressure Ricky Ponting was Tuesday appointed captain of the Prime Minister's XI to face the West Indies in January, suggesting his international career still has legs. 

Ricky Ponting bats against South Africa on the third day of the second Adelaide Test on November 24. He was Tuesday appointed captain of the Prime Minister's XI to face the West Indies in January, suggesting his international career still has legs.

The former Australia skipper, who turns 38 next month, has failed in three innings against South Africa during draws in Brisbane and Adelaide and pressure is building on the 167-Test veteran.

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