In the updated rankings put out by AIBA, Mary Kom is placed top of the charts in the weight division with 1700 points.
“If it was booing then it’s absolutely disgraceful,” Ponting said on Channel 7.
Paine had joked about recruiting Pant to babysit for his kids during the third Test at Melbourne.
Indian badminton continued to move northwards in 2018, especially the women's singles players -- P.V. Sindhu and veteran Saina Nehwal -- as they dished out one stunning performance after another.
The 32-year-old had etched her name in the history books when the she became the first Indian woman to take part in the Mae Young Classic in 2017.
The move was made possible by the Make-A-Wish Australia Foundation. According to cricket.com.au, the announcement was made on Sunday at the BUPA Family Day at Yarra Park.