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MCG to host final of men's and women's ICC World T20 in 2020

MCG to host final of men's and women's ICC World T20 in 2020

Melbourne Cricket Ground will host the final of both the men's and women's World Twenty20 when the tournaments come to Australia in 2020, organisers announced on Tuesday.

Jan 31, 2018, 17:54 PM IST
1st ODI: Jason Roy record inspires England to victory over Australia

1st ODI: Jason Roy record inspires England to victory over Australia

Opener Jason Roy recorded the highest-ever one-day international score by an England player as the tourists finally had something to celebrate with a five-wicket win over Australia on Sunday.

Jan 14, 2018, 17:32 PM IST
Australia vs England Tests: MCG gets official ICC warning for 'poor' Ashes pitch

Australia vs England Tests: MCG gets official ICC warning for 'poor' Ashes pitch

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has received an official warning after the pitch for the fourth Ashes Test was rated 'poor' by the International Cricket Council (ICC) earlier this month.

Jan 12, 2018, 13:01 PM IST
International Cricket Council confirms Melbourne Cricket Ground poor pitch rating

International Cricket Council confirms Melbourne Cricket Ground poor pitch rating

Under existing rules, the ICC sanction can range from an official warning to a fine. But under regulations set to come into effect on Thursday, pitches officially rated as poor or unfit will be given demerit points which could ultimately lead to suspensions.

Jan 02, 2018, 16:29 PM IST
Ashes: Joe Root hails England fight in drawn MCG Test

Ashes: Joe Root hails England fight in drawn MCG Test

England were again denied a win in their troubled Ashes series in Melbourne on Saturday but skipper Joe Root says it is all eyes on a face-saving win in the final Test in Sydney.

Dec 30, 2017, 17:06 PM IST
Ashes: Steve Smith century defies England, 4th Test ends as draw

Ashes: Steve Smith century defies England, 4th Test ends as draw

Australia captain Steve Smith tormented England with another century as the fourth Ashes test ended in a frustrating draw for Joe Root's side at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Saturday.

Dec 30, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
Ashes: England reject ball-tampering allegations in Melbourne Test

Ashes: England reject ball-tampering allegations in Melbourne Test

England rejected ball-tampering allegations as a "beat-up" on Friday as rain frustrated their push for first victory of this Ashes series against Australia.

Dec 29, 2017, 14:06 PM IST
Ball tampering in Ashes? England under the scanner at MCG

Ball tampering in Ashes? England under the scanner at MCG

England's bowling effort on day four of the ongoing fourth Ashes Test may have some explaining to do after the cameras caught James Anderson allegedly using his fingernail on the quarter seam of the ball. 

Dec 29, 2017, 13:04 PM IST
Ashes: Rain frustrates England after Alastair Cook's feat on Day 4 in MCG

Ashes: Rain frustrates England after Alastair Cook's feat on Day 4 in MCG

The umpires called off play after persistent rain, with Australia 103/2 and trailing the tourists by 61 runs after England`s first innings ended on the first ball of the day at 491

Dec 29, 2017, 12:17 PM IST
Ashes: Alastair Cook carries bat in MCG to make world record

Ashes: Alastair Cook carries bat in MCG to make world record

Cook's 244 not out in the ongoing Melbourne Test is the highest ever score by an opener who carried his bat through an innings.

Dec 29, 2017, 10:58 AM IST
Ashes: Alastair Cook says double hundred came '3-4 weeks too late'

Ashes: Alastair Cook says double hundred came '3-4 weeks too late'

Alastair Cook said selectors would have been entitled to drop him over his poor form - before his masterful double-century put England in a winning position in the fourth Ashes Test on Wednesday.

Dec 28, 2017, 15:50 PM IST
Ashes: Alastair Cook's historic double gives England 164-run lead on Day 3 at MCG

Ashes: Alastair Cook's historic double gives England 164-run lead on Day 3 at MCG

The veteran England opener was unbeaten on 244 in his side's 491/9 at close on day three of the fourth Test. It is the highest score by a visiting batsman in a Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Dec 28, 2017, 12:44 PM IST
Ashes: James Anderson 'gutted' for hapless debutant Tom Curran

Ashes: James Anderson 'gutted' for hapless debutant Tom Curran

A Boxing Day Test debut that promised the elation of a key wicket for Tom Curran went sour in the space of two deliveries on Tuesday as the rookie England paceman had David Warner caught on 99 with a no-ball.

Dec 26, 2017, 14:58 PM IST
Ashes: Teammates and rivals marvel at 'freakish' Steve Smith

Ashes: Teammates and rivals marvel at 'freakish' Steve Smith

David Warner says in-form Steve Smith is a freakish talent while England`s leading bowler James Anderson says the Australia skipper is in the form of his life. 

Dec 26, 2017, 14:20 PM IST
Ashes: David Warner, Steve Smith lead Australia to 244/3 on day one at MCG

Ashes: David Warner, Steve Smith lead Australia to 244/3 on day one at MCG

Australia were 244/3 at the close after winning the toss on the opening day of the fourth Ashes Test against England at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday.

Dec 26, 2017, 12:57 PM IST
Ashes: David Warner survives 'nervous 99' to score century in Boxing Day Test

Ashes: David Warner survives 'nervous 99' to score century in Boxing Day Test

Australia opener David Warner hit his 21st Test century in dramatic circumstances in the fourth Test against England in Melbourne on Tuesday.

Dec 26, 2017, 10:02 AM IST
Ashes: Australia's Mitchell Starc, England's Craig Overton out of Melbourne Test

Ashes: Australia's Mitchell Starc, England's Craig Overton out of Melbourne Test

Starc is carrying a heel injury while Overton has a fractured rib.

Dec 24, 2017, 16:01 PM IST
Ashes: Australia plot another Boxing Day blow against England

Ashes: Australia plot another Boxing Day blow against England

Australia will look to extend their Christmas cheer into the dead rubber Boxing Day Test by subjecting a demoralised England to a fourth consecutive loss in the Ashes at the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Dec 24, 2017, 15:21 PM IST
Ashes: Jackson Bird hovers as Mitchell Starc battles injury for Boxing Day Test

Ashes: Jackson Bird hovers as Mitchell Starc battles injury for Boxing Day Test

Pat Cummins says fellow Australia fast bowler Mitchell Starc's heel injury could lead to a lengthy spell away from the game if not treated properly ahead of Tuesday's fourth Test against England.

Dec 23, 2017, 18:26 PM IST
Australia pacer Mitchell Starc cleared of serious foot injury

Australia pacer Mitchell Starc cleared of serious foot injury

However, the left-arm pacer remains in doubt for the Boxing Day Test against England. Jackson Bird is the reserve seamer in the Australia squad.

Dec 20, 2017, 10:17 AM IST