Former skipper Ricky Ponting said Tuesday he intended to continue playing Test cricket for Australia despite his dumping from the one-day team.
Ponting said he had been told by selectors that he did not fit into their future plans for the one-day team, but he was not retiring from Test cricket.
"I still have what it takes to be a dominant player," Ponting told a press conference at the Sydney Cricket Ground.
"I still don't see a finish line for my cricket career. The passion for international cricket has not died for me at all.
"I don't expect to play one-day cricket for Australia anymore."
Chief selector John Inverarity said Ponting, the second all-time leading run-scorer in ODIs, had been dumped because of a lack of form after just 18 runs in five tri-series knocks.
Source: AFP Asian Edition