Maxie Allen has dismissed reports that emotionally stunted loudmouth Ricky Ponting will be joining the Allstars for the 2011 Season.
After a disastrous Ashes, it was assumed that Ponting would drop down a level or two from Test cricket, in an attempt to regain some form. Talking to Channel 9 Sport, Ponting confirmed that he saw the London social cricket circuit as about right for the level that he has recently sunk to. “I think that I have now reached the sort of standard seen on Barnes Common, and of course the Allstars are the most prestigious team in London. I am hoping to hook up with the team for nets in early February” said Ponting, before muttering something about Gary Pratt while looking like he was chewing a wasp.
But Maxie moved quickly to quash such talk. “He’s just not good enough” said the Allstars supremo from the shiny new Allstars HQ in Edgeware.