"There has certainly been a lot of attention focused on Mitchell from everyone.
"But I am a bit more worried about the weather than anything else to tell the truth.
"We will make sure that if we get on Thursday morning we are right to go."
"I was a bit surprised when we arrived yesterday (Tuesday) how dry the wicket was," said Ponting. "Through the course of this game, with reasonable weather, there’s a chance of it spinning."