Australia thrash South Africa to seal series

A depleted Australian attack secured an innings and 182-run victory over South Africa in the second test on Thursday, wrapping up the series with a match to spare after the visitors' batting woes were rudely exposed once more.

Warner rates 'magical' Boxing Day double-ton among his best innings

 Australia opener David Warner said his double-century in the Boxing Day test against South Africa was among the finest knocks of his career after coming into the match under pressure to score runs.

Australia eye victory after Carey century

Australia closed in on winning the second Test and the series against South Africa on Wednesday after Alex Carey struck a maiden century to leave them in a commanding position.

Players to wear floppy hats in Warne tribute at MCG test

 Australia and South Africa players will don floppy hats during the national anthems for the 'Boxing Day' test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground in tribute to late spin bowling great Shane Warne.

Brilliant Curran helps restrict Pakistan to 137

Sam Curran bagged three wickets for just 12 runs as England held Pakistan to 137-8 in the Twenty20 World Cup final at a heaving Melbourne Cricket Ground on Sunday.

ICC releases standing tickets for India-Pakistan T20 WC clash

The International Cricket Council (ICC) on Thursday said it was going to release standing room tickets for the highly anticipated ICC T20 World Cup match between India and Pakistan at the MCG, to be held on October 23.

Kohli becomes fastest to 24th ODI ton, 7000 ODI runs

Virat Kohli has become the fastest to 7000 ODI runs during the third ODI against Australia at the MCG today.

Australia take series with 177-run win

Australia work their way through West Indies for a victory that keeps the Frank Worrell Trophy in their possession for 20 unbroken years, stretching back to the triumph of Mark Taylor's team in the Caribbean in 1995.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 / The Trans-Tasman final!

The final match of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 will be played at the renowned Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) on Sunday, March 29. The stage has been set. The contestants have been decided

February 16, 2015
February 16, 2015

MCG: The home of legends

“Right over here is William Harold Bill Ponsford, an Australian cricketer who is the only player to twice break the world record for the highest individual score in first-class cricket; Ponsford and Brian Lara are the only cricketers to twice score 400 runs in an innings,” an old man recited these words to a group of visitors as if he was reading from a book of verse.

February 14, 2015
February 14, 2015

Not an English summer!

While chasing Australia's gigantic total of 342 runs, England struggle to reach the 200-mark. Lower-order batsman James Taylor helms the English innings with his unbeaten 98 runs while his co-players keep returning to the pavilion. By sheer misfortune, he misses his maiden ODI century and England face a defeat of 111 runs

February 13, 2015
February 13, 2015

Australia aims to avoid repeat of 1992 experience

Of the six previous meetings against England in World Cup competition, Australia has won four, including the final in 1987. But as it heads into what is the opening game for both teams, in front of a capacity crowd of 90,000 at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, it’s one of those losses that will make Australia wary given its status as pre-tournament favourite.