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Ponting inducted into ICC Hall of Fame

MELBOURNE: Former Australian captain Ricky Ponting has been recognised with a lap of honour at the MCG as part of his induction into the International Cricket Council’s Hall of Fame. Ponting was announced as the 25th Australian in the Hall of Fame earlier this year and was officially recognised on ...

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Ashes: Tom Curran to make England Test debut on Boxing Day

MELBOURNE: Surrey pace bowler Tom Curran will make his England Test debut against Australia on Boxing Day. The 22-year-old replaces the injured Craig Overton for the fourth Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. “He’s a feisty character and he gets the ball to move around a bit,” said England ...

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Pakistan declare on 443 with Azhar 205*

Matt Renshaw and Steven Smith applaud Azhar Ali after his double-ton, Australia v Pakistan, 2nd Test, 3rd day, Melbourne MELBOURNE: Azhar Ali posted an imperious unbeaten double-century with plenty of help from a destructive Sohail Khan to catapult Pakistan to 9 for 443 declared on the third afternoon of the ...

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Australia v Pakistan Test at MCG in 1979 one for the ages

MELBOURNE:  A controversial run-out of Rodney Hogg that set the tone for a rancorous series, the first of Allan Border’s 27 Test centuries, and an Australian collapse that made Hobart, 2016, seem like a runfest. The Australia-Pakistan Test at the MCG in 1979 was brimming with moments for the ages. ...

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Misbah mulls pace change as Pakistan seek series leveller

MELBOURNE: Skipper Misbah-ul-Haq hinted Sunday that Sohail Khan may come in to break up Pakistan’s three-man left-arm pace attack in the second Boxing Day Test against Australia in Melbourne. The tourists are not expected to tinker with their batting after a heroic effort which took them within 40 runs of ...

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