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India's Mars orbiter camera captures stunning image of Taytay Crater
India's Mars orbiter camera captures stunning image of Taytay Crater

The Indian Space Research Organisation ( ISRO) has recently released a stunning image of Taytay Crater on Mars, captured by its Mars Colour Camera (MCC) onboard Mars Orbiter spacecraft.

Ricky Ponting to ring Lord's bell before start of second Ashes Test
Ricky Ponting to ring Lord's bell before start of second Ashes Test

Ricky Ponting will ring the bell to signal five minutes before the start of play on day one of the second Test between England and Australia at Lord's tomorrow.

10-team World Cup is a retrograde step: MCC
10-team World Cup is a retrograde step: MCC

The MCC World Cricket Committee, which includes former India captain Sourav Ganguly among others, feels the ICC's decision to limit the ODI World Cup to 10 teams is a "retrograde step" and detrimental to the sport's chances of finding a place in the Olympics.

Ricky Ponting has Olympic Twenty20 vision
Ricky Ponting has Olympic Twenty20 vision

Australia great Ricky Ponting has given his public support to calls by the MCC world cricket committee for Twenty20 cricket to be included as an Olympic sport.

ICC should push for Olympic spot, says MCC
ICC should push for Olympic spot, says MCC

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has urged the sport`s ruling body to try to get the game`s Twenty20 international format into the Olympics. 

MCC welcomes day-night Test match decision
MCC welcomes day-night Test match decision

MCC has voiced its support for Cricket Australia and Cricket New Zealand's decision to host the first ever day-night Test match in Adelaide later this year.

Chris Rogers` Ashes ticket scheme shuts down: Reports
Chris Rogers` Ashes ticket scheme shuts down: Reports

A company in which Australia opener Chris Rogers is a partner has been banned from selling tickets for next month`s Ashes Test at Lord`s at up to £2,910 apiece (AUS $5,914), the ESPNcricinfo website and the Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday.

Ashes set for bumpy 'sledging' ride
Ashes set for bumpy 'sledging' ride

According to the Lord`s-based Marylebone Cricket Club, still the guardian of cricket`s rules, it is against the `spirit of the game` to "direct abusive language towards an opponent".

Father Time back on parade at Lord's
Father Time back on parade at Lord's

One of the familiar landmarks at London's Lord's Cricket Ground, has been returned to its usual place, with Father Time back in position above the Mound Stand clock, it was announced on Thursday.

Pink cricket ball ready for day-night Test, says manufacturer
Pink cricket ball ready for day-night Test, says manufacturer

 Kookaburra, the manufacturer of cricket's new pink ball, on Tuesday declared it is Test match ready, if the inaugural day-night contest goes ahead in Australia in November.

MCC plans to refurbish media centre at Lord's
MCC plans to refurbish media centre at Lord's

 Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Tuesday announced plans for a four million pounds refurbishment of the award-winning J P Morgan Media Centre at Lord's. Work will take place over the course of the next two winters and the renovated media facility will be unveiled in time for the 2017 season when Lord's will host the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup final.

ICC cricket committee recommends removal of batting powerplay
ICC cricket committee recommends removal of batting powerplay

Acknowledging that the balance had shifted too far in favour of batsmen in limited-overs format, the ICC cricket committee today recommended the removal of batting powerplay besides allowing five fielders outside the circle in the last 10 overs.

MCC unveil Lord`s revamp scheme
MCC unveil Lord`s revamp scheme

The latest phase of the `Masterplan` redevelopment of Lord`s was unveiled on Friday with a scheme to replace the "tired" Allen and Tavern stands in the south-west corner of the self-styled `home of cricket`.

New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests
New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests

Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves confirmed on Tuesday that he is considering tabling proposals to shorten Test matches from five days to four.

Rod Marsh to deliver 15th MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture
Rod Marsh to deliver 15th MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture

Former Australian cricketer Rod Marsh will deliver the 2015 MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at the Lord's on September 1.

Barry Richards wants ICC to legalise ball tampering to make cricket more even
Barry Richards wants ICC to legalise ball tampering to make cricket more even

The old game of bat and ball has taken a tectonic shift with the arrival of bigger, fatter willows. When such bats are used as hammers, there's no proverbial cover for poor bowler. This has been the popular narrative so far, let alone the occasional hues and cries over ball tampering.

Langer, Gillespie awarded MCC Honorary Life Membership
Langer, Gillespie awarded MCC Honorary Life Membership

 Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has awarded Honorary Life Membership of the Club to former Australia cricketers, Jason Gillespie and Justin Langer.

Yuvraj Singh to play for MCC in Emirates T20 tournament
Yuvraj Singh to play for MCC in Emirates T20 tournament

India discard Yuvraj Singh will play for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in the Emirates Twenty20 tournament in Dubai on March 20.

Rahul Dravid endorses day-night Tests
Rahul Dravid endorses day-night Tests

Former Indian cricket captain Rahul Dravid Friday endorsed the idea of playing day/night Tests as a counter step to curb the ever shrinking spectator count in the longest form of the game.

India just need three good days to win World Cup: Rahul Dravid
India just need three good days to win World Cup: Rahul Dravid

 Former India captain Rahul Dravid feels that it will require "three good days" to win the coveted World Cup cricket tournament for Mahendra Singh Dhoni and his men.