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Ponting smashes LCD in Australia dressing room

February 22, 2011 11:34 IST

Australian skipper Ricky Ponting smashed a LCD television set in the team's dressing room, apparently in a fit of anger, after he got run out against Zimbabwe, sources in the Gujarat Cricket Association (GCA) said on Tuesday.

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The incident took place immediately after Ponting was run out on 28 on Monday by a direct hit from Chris Mpofu in the Group A clash between Australia and Zimbabwe.

GCA said that they had informed the Australian cricket authorities about the incident

But when the Australian media manager Lachy Patterson was contacted, he said he was not aware of any such incident.

GCA officials said that they would be holding a meeting today to decide on further action in this regard.

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