Ricky Ponting played his last Test innings against South Africa on the fourth day of the third and final Test at Perth on Monday.

South Africa on Monday retained the top spot in the ICC Test rankings after beating Australia by a mammoth 309 runs in the third and final Test clinch the series 1-0 in Perth.
 
South Africa's series victory means that it is the clear leader at the top of the table, leading second-rankedEngland by six ratings points.