Australian cricketers offer up to $2 million as cricket comes together to support clubs impacted by bushfire emergency
The West Indian legend stroked a series of lofted cover drives and straight drives, including two sixes, before retiring to give another batsman a chance in a star-studded Bushfire Bash at Melbourne's Junction Oval
In the innings break of the Ponting XI vs Gilchrist XI match, Ellyse Perry bowled to Sachin Tendulkar with her Aussie teammates in the field
The match, to be played at the Junction Oval, Melbourne to raise funds for the victims of the bushfires in Australia, will be telecast live and on Sony Six and Sony Ten 1 channels from 9:45 a.m. onwards
The bushfire relief cricket match is one of three headline acts on cricket’s day of giving, The Big Appeal, with Sachin Tendulkar and Courtney Walsh joining former Australian captain, Ricky Ponting, and Australia’s most prolific wicket-taker, Shane Warne, as leaders of the two sides
More than 80 per cent of the known or likely habitats of 49 species has fallen within fire zones, while another 65 species have seen 50-80 per cent of their distribution areas affected.
The raging Australian bushfires, one of the worst in its history, have killed at least 26 people, burned over 10 million hectares of land, destroyed over 2,000 homes and pushed many species towards extinction.
The raging Australian bushfires, one of the worst in its history, has killed at least 26 people, burned over 10 million hectares of land, destroyed over 2,000 homes and pushed many species towards extinction.
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Australia's extinction rate for mammals is already the highest in the world, but there are growing fears this year's bushfires could cause localised extinctions.
It comes after Australia experienced its hottest and driest year on record in 2019, with the severe drought causing some towns to run out of water and fuelling deadly bushfires that have devastated the country's southeast.
Dozens of vast blazes continue to burn out of control across the east of the country and there are growing fears that two fires in New South Wales and Victoria could connect to form another uncontrollable megablaze.
The blazes have claimed 18 lives and forced mass evacuations, with Australia bracing for a weekend heatwave expected to fan the deadly infernos
A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.PTI Photo
Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.PTI Photo
A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.PTI Photo/ Shahbaz Khan
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