Former speed bowler known for his effective throw; was a good all-rounder, playing nearly all his profession for Essex and Natal; proceeded to go into training after pension. He was an intense batsman at Brentwood College. He dabbled in football, attending Spring Schooling with the brand new York Yankees in 1986 and with the Philadelphia Phillies in 1987. His sibling Keith Pont was also a specialist cricketer. He previously one of is own best fits against Cambridge and British cricketer Michael Atherton in 1986.