Cricketer Ricky Ponting, the former Australian cricket captain, and his wife Rianna, welcomed their second daughter, Matisse Ellie, on September 8. Matisse Ponting joins big sister Emmy, aged 3.

Ricky flew home for the birth of his daughter after the first Test win against Sri Lanka. He is expected to return for the third Test, which begins in Colombo on September 16.

(Story and photo from The Daily Telegraph, September 8 2011; photo shows the Pontings with daughter Emmy)