rtponting - Ponting in 'shape of his life' ahead of South Africa challenge
Veteran Australian batsman Ricky Ponting has claimed he is in the shape of his life currently and is ready for the Test series against a talented but predictable South Africa team in November.
Ponting went through a 12-week 'Rocky' style fitness campaign to guarantee peak mental and physical fitness for a Test showdown with the Proteas that doubles as the gateway to his dream of an Ashes farewell next year in England.
The former Australia captain believes they know what to expect from the Proteas and are ready to face the challenge their talented team would pose to them