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  • Record crowd at fourth Ashes Test 26-12-2013 11:08 AM

    Melbourne: Australia's Boxing Day Test has drawn a world record Test crowd of 90,831 to the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the opening day of the fourth Ashes contest between Australia and England on Thursday. The bumper attendance at the 100,000-seat stadium exceeded the 90,800 recorded for the second day of...
  • 4th Ashes Test: Battered England seek solace on Boxing Day 25-12-2013 09:08 AM

    Melbourne: An Ashes series that promised so much has all but fizzled with Australia taking an unassailable 3-0 lead, but Melbourne's Boxing Day Test offers some intrigue as to whether England will continue to self-destruct or salvage some pride from a turbulent campaign. Arriving as comfortable winners of the northern...
  • Ashes not welcome at the Melbourne Cricket Ground 15-12-2013 03:06 PM

    Melbourne: 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. The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) does not allow the scattering of ashes...
  • Five things to know about the ICC World Cup 2015 30-07-2013 11:13 AM

    Melbourne: The Cricket World Cup, held every four years to decide the sport's one-day international championship, will be held in Australia and New Zealand in February and March 2015. Here are five things to know about the tournament that will conclude with a March 29 final at the Melbourne Cricket...
  • India start 2015 ICC World Cup campaign against Pakistan 30-07-2013 08:17 AM

    India will launch their title defence against traditional rivals Pakistan in Adelaide, while New Zealand face Sri Lanka in Christchurch and Australia meet England in Melbourne on the opening day of ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 to be jointly hosted by Australia and New Zealand from February 14 to March...
  • Liverpool warmed by the love and largesse on Asian tour 23-07-2013 03:34 PM

    Melbourne: Liverpool's exile from Champions League football has punched a hole in their finances and disappointed fans across the globe, but has not stopped Asia's diehards from opening their wallets to see their touring Premier League heroes. A crowd of up to 95,000 is expected to flock to the Melbourne...
  • India hope to avoid second whitewash 02-02-2012 03:28 PM

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  • Sehwag departs before lunch 29-12-2011 12:15 PM

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  • Defensive Dhoni allows tail to prosper 29-12-2011 12:11 PM

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  • 'The India-Aus Test is wonderfully poised' 28-12-2011 04:35 PM

    Cricket Expert, Harsha Bhogle analyses the third day's play between India and Australia at the MCG. ...
  • 'The India-Aus Test is wonderfully poised' 28-12-2011 04:00 PM

    Cricket Expert, Harsha Bhogle analyses the third day's play between India and Australia at the MCG. ...
  • 1st Test: Australia 179/8, lead by 230 28-12-2011 01:40 PM

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  • Clarke says Sachin's 100th ton can wait 24-12-2011 02:07 PM

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  • India ready to meet the Aussies 24-12-2011 12:32 PM

    India have their best chance to win a Test series in Australia as the hosts are not the same force they used to be. ...