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Australia hand Scott Boland debut in third Ashes Test

December 25, 2021 8:44 am

Boland will become only the first indigenous Australian Test player since Jason Gillespie played his last match in 2006.

MCG to pay tributes to Dean Jones during tea break on Day 1 of Boxing Day

December 25, 2020 3:18 pm

There will be a video tribute at 3.24 pm, recognising Jones’ Test number, 324. That number was also his highest first-class score, scored against South Australia on the MCG in 1994.

Melbourne 'ready' to host back-to-back Tests as CA meets to discuss SCG fate

December 24, 2020 12:11 pm

The third Test beginning on January 7 is shrouded in uncertainty after an outbreak of the COVID-19 virus in the northern beaches in Sydney earlier this month with Melbourne, which will be hosting the Boxing Day fixture, emerging as the frontrunner to host the penultimate game as well.

25K fans for Boxing Day Test: Spectators to return to international cricket in India vs Australia series

November 11, 2020 1:36 pm

Spectators back for international cricket as Australia confirms limited number to be allowed at all venues for India-Australia series .

IND vs AUS: Plans for fans to return for iconic Boxing Day Test in Melbourne

September 15, 2020 12:14 pm

Melbourne prides itself on being one of the world’s sporting capitals. But a six-week lockdown and night curfew in Victoria state because of a second wave of COVID-19 infections has already forced the top-flight Australian rules Grand Final to be relocated out of the Melbourne area for the first time ever.

Boxing Day Test to stay in Melbourne if crowds are allowed: Cricket Australia

August 08, 2020 3:05 pm

It is being speculated that the Boxing Day Test during India's tour later this year could be shifted to Adelaide in the wake of rising number of coronavirus cases in the state of Victoria.

Watch: Match abandoned at 'dangerous' MCG after Shaun Marsh, Marcus Stoinis sustain blows

December 08, 2019 10:01 am

Western Australia batsmen Shaun Marsh and Marcus Stoinis sustained several blows to the body struggling to adjust to the unpredictable bounce of the surface in the contest against Victoria.

Melbourne Cricket Ground to ban parking over security fears

March 14, 2018 7:48 am

For most events, organisers would set an 80-metre "exclusion zone" between vehicles and the stadium which would reduce parking to two-thirds of its normal capacity.

Gurgaon civic body bans open burning of horticulture waste

December 07, 2015 2:01 am

In his order, Municipal Corporation of Gurgaon (MCG) commissioner Vikas Gupta asked the sanitation wing to immediately stop burning of garbage in the open in the city,

Civic body identifies 16 dumping sites for construction waste

November 26, 2015 2:14 am

According to officials, Gurgaon ? that generates nearly 500 to 700 tonnes of construction waste every day ? does not have its own construction and demolition waste management plant.