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12 January, 2018 8:39 AM 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. The track drew criticism from both teams after the drawn clash between Australia and England saw only 24 wickets fall over five days, the only stalemate in a series 38

2 January, 2018 4:19 PM ICC rates MCG pitch as ‘poor’

The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) pitch for the fourth Ashes Test has been rated “poor” by the ICC after last week’s drawn clash between Australia and England saw only 24 wickets fall over five days. “The bounce of the MCG pitch was medium, but slow in pace and got slower as the match progressed,” match referee Ranjan Madugalle said in his report to the ICC, reflecting 32

29 December, 2017 3:34 AM The Ashes: Alastair Cook Notches Another Record To Give England Handy Lead Over Australia

Alastair Cook's fifth double-century also catapulted him above West Indian Brian Lara to become the sixth highest run-getter in Test cricket with 11,956. Alastair Cook broke yet another record as the Englishman's score of 244 not out became the highest score ever by a batsman carrying his bat in Test history. Cook broke New Zealand's Glenn Turner's (223 not) record 37

26 December, 2017 5:15 AM How David Warner Survived To Smash 21st Test Century After Being Dismissed On 99

David Warner was given out 99 after he spooned a catch to mid-on off the bowling of England debutant Tom Curran. David Warner received a belated Christmas Day gift from his English counterparts on Day 1 of the fourth Ashes Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground on Tuesday. The Australian opener looked set to miss out on a well-deserved hundred when top-edged 50

22 November, 2017 7:54 AM Glenmark gets USFDA clearance for contraceptive drug

Glenmark Pharmaceuticals has received final approval from the US health regulator for a generic version of Loestrin tablets used to prevent pregnancy. Glenmark Pharmaceutical has received final approval from the US health regulator for a generic version of Loestrin tablets used to prevent pregnancy. "Glenmark Pharmaceuticals USA has been granted final 35

9 November, 2017 7:21 PM Gurugram schools follow Delhi's lead, to remain closed till Sunday

Gurugram: Following Delhi's lead, all government and private schools in Gurugram will also remain closed on November 10 and 11 due to the toxic smog. Yesterday, Delhi's Deputy Chief Minister Manish Sisodia said the air quality in the national capital was worsening and directed all schools to remain closed till Sunday. The Gurugram district administration 55

3 November, 2017 6:04 PM Madhu Azad Becomes Gurgaon's First Woman Mayor, Elected Unopposed

Gurgaon: The Millennium City got its first woman mayor today with Madhu Azad of the BJP winning the post unopposed. The post of mayor was, this year, reserved for women from scheduled caste. Besides, the posts of deputy mayor and senior deputy mayor were also bagged by women. Sunita Yadav, councillor for Ward 33, was chosen deputy mayor unanimously 53

24 September, 2017 11:45 PM MCG election: Full list of winners

GURUGRAM: On Sunday, around 55.68% people voted in Gurugram to elect their next municipal mayor. Last time, i.e. in 2011, the poll percentage was 63.3%. This shows a decline of eight per cent. Notably, the mayor's seat is reserved for a scheduled caste female candidate. Haryana's ruling party BJP won 14 of 35 seats, falling well short of the halfway 64

28 August, 2017 5:12 PM Instigators who triggered violence, to be identified: official

SIRSA: Miscreants who instigated violence and arson in Sirsa following the conviction of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh will be identified and brought to book, a senior Haryana government official said today. He also asserted that Sirsa did not witness any untoward incident today after the quantum of sentence in two rape cases against 45

14 June, 2017 3:20 AM Champions Trophy: India v Bangladesh, head to head in ICC events

Bangladesh reached the quarter-finals of the 2015 World Cup, and since then have beaten Pakistan, India, South Africa and Zimbabwe in bilateral ODI series along with drawing one against Sri Lanka. NEW DELHI: Until 2007, an India v Bangladesh encounter in a major limited-overs tournament would have been scoffed at. It would have been seen as a hopeless 155