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Khawaja has been picked up in the 15-member Australian squad for the upcoming two-match Test series against Pakistan which is slated to be held from October 7 to October 20.
Australian paceman Peter Siddle also expressed surprise over Maxwell's dropping and said that the all-rounder was very much confident of his selection for the Test series.
Rahul Dravid became only the fifth player from India to be named in the ICC Cricket Hall of Fame while Ponting is the 25th from Australia to do so.
Dravid was unable to personally receive the honour due to his coaching commitments with the India A team.
Maxwell was twice dismissed in single figures by spinners during Australia's warm-up matches against Sussex and Middlesex.
Australia great Ricky Ponting will join the backroom staff of head coach Justin Langer during the team's tour of England.
Can't blame Indian players, consistent batting could have made us a threat: Delhi Daredevils coach Ricky Ponting
Delhi Daredevils coach Ricky Ponting today heaped praise on the Indian players, especially Rishabh Pant and Shreyas Iyer.
Gamhir stepped down as IPL laggards Delhi Daredevils captain, saying he just could not handle the pressure of the job.
Speaking for the first time after his appointment as the head coach, Ponting promised an exciting brand of cricket from his team.
Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting is not convinced with assertions that ball tampering and sledging are deep-rooted in his country's cricketing culture.
Daredevils is a team that has underperformed consistently and the franchise is banking on Ponting to change the trend.
With Darren Lehmann set to step down as Australia coach, here are five contenders who may become his successor
With the announcement of the departure of Australia cricket coach Darren Lehmann, the hunt is on for who might replace him to lead the scandal-hit team.
Ricky Ponting, a two-time World Cup winning captain, has been immersing himself in T20 after his retirement in 2012.
Ponting, the most capped Australian Test and OOI, is also the leading run-scorer for his country over both formats.
The former Australia captain will work under head coach Darren Lehmann, while Troy Cooley and Matthew Mott will help out during the series.