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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
IND vs AUS: After Shane Warne's 'surface of Mars' comment, BCCI could face $A20,000 fine for Pune Test pitch

IND vs AUS: After Shane Warne's 'surface of Mars' comment, BCCI could face $A20,000 fine for Pune Test pitch

BCCI has 14 days to provide a response to the International Cricket Council, which will then review the matter and has the power to issue a warning or a fine of Australian dollars 19,500.

Mar 01, 2017, 11:05 AM IST
India vs Australia: After Pune debacle, organisers at Bengaluru assure 'sporting' pitch for second test

India vs Australia: After Pune debacle, organisers at Bengaluru assure 'sporting' pitch for second test

Many believe India`s ploy to roll out a turning track backfired on the hosts, who would do well not to ask for a similar pitch as they chase a series-levelling victory in the second test.

Feb 28, 2017, 12:50 PM IST

Human's ability to perceive melodic pitch isn't unique

Seems like we are not alone in how we perceive a melodic pitch as marmosets have showcased the same talent.

Dec 29, 2015, 11:17 AM IST
Seattle`s pitch imperfect angers Louis van Gaal

Seattle`s pitch imperfect angers Louis van Gaal

Manchester United manager Louis van Gaal slammed the converted American football pitch his team was forced to play on Friday as they launched their US tour with a 1-0 win over Club America of Mexic

Jul 18, 2015, 13:49 PM IST
Getting perfect pitch possible for some adult musicians

Getting perfect pitch possible for some adult musicians

 There's good news for musicians. Psychologists at the University of Chicago have been able to train some adults to develop the prized musical ability of absolute pitch - and the effect last for months.

May 29, 2015, 15:14 PM IST
India vs South Africa: AB de Villiers fears pitch will blunt Proteas` pacemen

India vs South Africa: AB de Villiers fears pitch will blunt Proteas` pacemen

South Africa captain AB de Villiers believes the pitch at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for Sunday`s World Cup clash against defending champions India will not favour his fast bowlers, saying batsmen should revel on it.

Feb 21, 2015, 11:26 AM IST

How a change in pitch alters power equations

 Altering the pitch of your voice can fundamentally change the way you speak, says a study, suggesting that others are then able to pick up on these vocal cues to figure out who is actually in charge.

Nov 24, 2014, 14:32 PM IST
Fireworks expected as Australia host South Africa

Fireworks expected as Australia host South Africa

Fireworks can be expected when Australia meet South Africa in five one-day internationals over the next two weeks even if the focus for both sides will be putting in place the structures for World Cup success next year.

Nov 13, 2014, 11:11 AM IST
Ronaldinho abuse reveals soccer racism in Mexico

Ronaldinho abuse reveals soccer racism in Mexico

Mexican football got a boost in September when former Brazil and Barcelona star Ronaldinho, a two-time FIFA player of the year, joined modest local club Queretaro.

Nov 05, 2014, 11:13 AM IST

Speak with deep, dynamic voice to scare others into submission

A team of vocal experts have suggested that a deep voice is the key to power, revealing that a deep, dynamic voice that varies widely in pitch scares others into submission.

Oct 30, 2014, 13:34 PM IST
Arsenal face fine as UEFA probe six clubs

Arsenal face fine as UEFA probe six clubs

Arsenal could be fined following crowd disturbances during their midweek Champions League clash with Galatasaray as European football`s governing body UEFA confirmed Friday disciplinary proceedings had been opened against six teams.

Oct 03, 2014, 20:57 PM IST

Pro-Palestinian fans `attack` Israeli players

A pre-season friendly between Maccabi Haifa and French side Lille had to be abandoned when a group of pro-Palestinian supporters invaded the pitch and attacked some of the Israeli players.

Jul 24, 2014, 09:06 AM IST

I have regained my rhythm, says Ishant

Having engineered a collapse with one of his best spells in recent times, lanky Indian speedster Ishant Sharma said that he feels like having got his rhythm back.

Jul 12, 2014, 01:16 AM IST

Pitch and selection headaches for Black Caps

New Zealand are mulling over the Queena`s Park Oval pitch here as they contemplate their final XI for the second Test against West Indies, starting Monday.

Jun 15, 2014, 22:27 PM IST

World Cup party begins with charming opening ceremony

The greatest show on the earth, the FIFA World Cup carnival, began with a coruscating opening ceremony, which encapsulated the colour, culture and nature of Brazil, hosting the big football party first time since 1950.

Jun 13, 2014, 00:39 AM IST

Man City will win title, Liverpool have made progress: Rodgers

Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers believes Manchester City will win the Premier League title but said his side had made great strides this season despite conceding three late goals to draw 3-3 at Crystal Palace on Monday.

May 06, 2014, 14:23 PM IST

Maxi Lopez snaps at Icardi over kids` pictures

Sampdoria striker Maxi Lopez has called on Inter Milan counterpart Mauri Icardi to stop publishing photographs of his children.

Apr 09, 2014, 17:48 PM IST

Missile-throwing Basel fans halt Salzburg Europa game

Salzburg`s Europa League match at home to FC Basel was interrupted for 12 minutes on Thursday when fans of the visiting Swiss side threw objects on to the pitch.

Mar 21, 2014, 09:41 AM IST

Liverpool call for scarves to mark Hillsborough anniversary

Liverpool are calling on football fans from around the world to show their support for the 25th anniversary of the Hillsborough disaster by sending in club scarves.

Mar 18, 2014, 09:30 AM IST

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