Found February 15, 2012 on Cricinfo:
PLAYERS: Ricky Ponting
Ricky Ponting needed to have his concerns assuaged by the national selector John Inverarity before he accepted the stand-in captaincy for Friday's triangular series match against Sri Lanka in Sydney

Ponting defends place in ODI XI

Australia's stand-in captain Ricky Ponting has said he is still worth his place in the ODI team despite a run of four consecutive single-digit scores to begin the triangular series

Australia bat, Brett Lee returns

Australia's stand-in captain Ricky Ponting won the toss and chose to bat first against Sri Lanka in the triangular series ODI at the SCG

Steve Waugh questions handling of Warner, Haddin

Steve Waugh, the former Australia captain, has questioned the selection circumstances around Ricky Ponting's appointment as stand-in for Michael Clarke
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