Ricky Ponting retirement: Michael Clarke close to tears

Australia captain Michael Clarke struggles to contain his emotion as he talks about the retirement of his predecessor Ricky Ponting from Test cricket.

Ponting stepped down as captain of the Test and one-day sides in March 2011, with Clarke replacing him.

The 31-year-old skipper, who is currently the ICC's number one batsman in the world, said Ponting's decision was unexpected.

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