In a first of its kind, Indian Premier League franchise Kings XI Punjab has signed a research MoU with Australia's La Trobe University (LTU), based in Victoria, for working on mutually agreed topics like fan engagement, marketing and promotional practices.
The ICC Annual Conference week will begin in Melbourne on June 24 with the Associate and Affiliate Members` meeting at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), and will conclude with the IDI Board meeting on June 28.
Veteran Australian batsman Brad Hodge has revealed that he made his comeback to the squad `by accident` when he emerged from the international wilderness for the summer-ending home Twenty20 series against England.
England`s left arm spinner Monty Panesar is using his stint in Sydney grade cricket to showcase his credentials and prolong his international career, as he doesn`t wants last year`s Boxing Day Test be his final Test match.
British journalist and talk-show host Piers Morgan has reportedly `just about` survived a lively pace attack from Australian legend Brett Lee in the nets at the MCG after arrogantly claiming that he can `ruin a great Australian career and legend`.
Former England Test captain Sir Ian Botham has expressed his confusion over what England was scared of and why they `crawled into their shells` and refused to come out in the first day of the Boxing Day Ashes Test, which is a game worthy of celebration.
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior is reportedly facing a fight to keep his spot for the Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground ( MCG) with team director Andy Flower contemplating replacing Prior with wicketkeeper Jonny Bairstow, who has averaged 30.2 from 12 Tests.
The technical committee of T20 Big Bash League (BBL) has approved three changes to the Melbourne Renegades squad, including Zimbabwean-born Solomon Mire’s elevation as community rookie to be eligible for selection in the Renegades final XI for Friday’s opening match at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Sports fans appear to have taken Melbourne Cricket Ground`s (MCG) status as an Ashes venue quite literally last month by smuggling in the mortal remains of loved ones to scatter on its turf during an open day.
Australian batsman David Warner has almost sealed his berth for the winter Ashes series after he scored a commanding century in a Sheffield Shield match at the MCG, just two weeks ahead of the first Ashes Test at Brisbane.