News WrapGet Handpicked Stories from our editors directly to your mailbox

Melbourne Cricket Ground

ICC T20 World Cup 2020: Fixture launch to be streamed live worldwide

Pools as well as matches for the men's and women's T20 World Cup Cups set to take place in Australia as standalone events, will be revealed during the course of the event. 

Jan 28, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Watch: MS Dhoni in fine touch during net practice ahead of series decider against Australia

The 37-year-old batsman seemed to be in good nick, as he negotiated the deliveries with great confidence. 

Jan 17, 2019, 12:24 PM IST

'When he gets going, he scores hundreds': Coach Justin Langer defends opener Aaron Finch

The 32-year-old batsman has failed to make full use of the opportunity provided at the top of the order, resulting in questions over his ability to deliver the goods in a crucial series against India. 

Jan 16, 2019, 11:09 AM IST

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

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

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: MCG pitch the villain in rare Test draw

Rival captains Steve Smith and Joe Root were critical of the lifeless Melbourne pitch after the fourth Ashes Test on Saturday, only the second draw in the showpiece Boxing Day Test in 20 years.

Dec 30, 2017, 14:19 PM IST

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: 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

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: 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

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

Argentina vs Brazil: Cash of the titans as Superclasico goes Down Under

The star players at Argentina and Brazil`s disposal and their bitter rivalry make the match a sure-fire hit. Resale tickets were selling for up to Aus$607 ($458) online on Thursday.

Jun 09, 2017, 00:15 AM IST

WATCH: Lasith Malinga destroys Aussie batsman's stumps on T20 comeback with unplayable ball

Malinga played his last international match in June 2016 in an Asia Cup match against UAE in which he injured his knee.

Feb 15, 2017, 23:47 PM IST

India starts building 'world`s biggest' Cricket stadium in Ahmedabad

The complex, to be built over the next two years, will also have three practice grounds and an indoor cricket academy.

Jan 17, 2017, 13:01 PM IST

WATCH: How Australia bowlers destroyed Pakistan at MCG

Australia won the first Test in Brisbane by 39 runs. Third and final Test stars on Tuesday at Sydney.

Dec 30, 2016, 20:11 PM IST

AUS vs PAK, 2nd Test, Day 5 – As it happened...

Score updates commentary of Day 5, 2nd Test between Australia and Pakistan at MCG.

Dec 30, 2016, 09:02 AM IST

Australia vs Pakistan, 2nd Test, Day 4: Steve Smith ton helps Aussies take 22-run lead at Tea

Usman Khawaja earlier missed out on a sixth ton, adding only two runs to his overnight total of 95 before he was caught behind off Wahab Riaz.

Dec 29, 2016, 10:52 AM IST

Jason Gillespie named Australia T20 assistant coach for Sri Lanka series

Gillespie will work with Justin Langer, who was confirmed as coach for the series earlier this month.

Dec 29, 2016, 10:28 AM IST

Commentator Mark Nicholas rushed to hospital again after falling ill

Nicholas has been taken to hospital for a second time in three days after falling ill during the second test between Australia and Pakistan.

Dec 28, 2016, 12:58 PM IST