A video of the Australian captain Ricky Ponting talking after Australia’s loss against Sri Lanka at the Sydney Cricket Ground in the sixth ODI of the CB Series final on Friday.

 

Ponting said that the wicket did not behave the way his team anticipated it to.

 

“The pitch didn't have the sort of pace we thought it had. It certainly did not have any pace and their bowlers capitalised,” said Ponting.

 

He also admitted that Wade's run out proved to be expensive for his side.

 

“Wade's run out was pretty costly.”

 

Ponting, however, praised the Sri Lanka team, saying that they were good in all departments of the game.

 

“Full credit to Sri Lanka, they bowled and fielded really well, and played their shots in the chase. We thought we could use the seam of the ball and capitalise, but that wasn't the case,” he admitted.