sport news Ashes: Rory Burns' nightmare series continues as he is run out for EIGHTH duck ...

sport news Ashes: Rory Burns' nightmare series continues as he is run out for EIGHTH duck ...
sport news Ashes: Rory Burns' nightmare series continues as he is run out for EIGHTH duck ...
Ricky Ponting SLAMS Rory Burns for a 'lack of desperation' after being run out for a DUCK... as England opener's nightmare Ashes series continues following his EIGHTH innings without scoring in his last 22 Tests England opener Rory Burns was recalled for the fifth and final Ashes Test  But first innings lasted six balls before he was run out by Marnus Labuschagne Zak Crawley called him through for a run but Burns was short of his ground  Ricky Ponting however was critical of Burns for failing to put in a dive 

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Ricky Ponting has slammed Rory Burns for showing a lack of desire to save his Test career by failing to dive to prevent being run out.

The England opener was brought back into the XI for the fifth and final Ashes Test in Hobart in place of Haseeb Hameed, but his first innings at the Bellerive Oval lasted just six balls before he was dismissed.

Fellow opener Zak Crawley called Burns through for a single after some initial hesitation as he tried to steal a quick single into the offside, but Marnus Labuschagne was alive to the situation and produced a direct hit. 

Ricky Ponting has slammed Rory Burns (front) for failing to put in a dive to save him from being run out

Ricky Ponting has slammed Rory Burns (front) for failing to put in a dive to save him from being run out

Burns registered his second duck of the series after a good piece of fielding from Marnus Labuschagne

Burns registered his second duck of the series after a good piece of fielding from Marnus Labuschagne

An umpire review confirmed Burns was short of his ground, leaving him to walk off disappointed following his eighth duck in his last 22 innings.

But former Australia captain Ponting said that while the call

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