Melbourne Cricket Ground - Event Details
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Boxing Day Test - Australia v Sri Lanka

Dec 26 - Dec 30, 2012

The MCG is the place to be on Boxing Day, as Australia hosts Sri Lanka in the traditional Boxing Day Test.

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**MCC visitor tickets to Day 1 have sold out

Event:                         Boxing Day Test
Teams:                       Australia v Sri Lanka
Date:                          December 26-30, 2012
Start time:                   10.30am

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Gate opening time

MCG iPhone appPublic (Gate 1, 3, 4, 5, 6):
9.00am (Days 1-3)
9.30am (Days 4-5)

MCC members (Gate 2):
8.00am (Day 1)
8.30am (Days 2-3)
9.00am (Days 4-5)

Schedule:
Session 1        10.30am - 12.30pm
Interval           12.30pm - 1.10pm
Session 2        1.10pm - 3.10pm
Interval           3.10pm - 3.30pm
Session 3        3.30pm - 5.30pm

Car park opening time
Gate 3 - 6.00am
Gate 5 - 8.00am
Gate 6 - 8.00am
Gate 7 - 6.00am (6.30am days 2 and 3 and 7.00am days 4 and 5)

Bus parking

Expected attendance 
Day 1 - 65,000
Day 2 - 45,000
Day 3 - 35,000
Day 4 - 20,000
Day 5 - 10,000 

UNCAPPED Queenslander Joe Burns has beaten former Test opener Ed Cowan to the punch and will play for Australia in the Boxing Day Test.

Herald Sun

ROBERT CRADDOCK: Picking an in-form Joe Burns is a positive move, with Australia carrying two batsmen who have long been more style than results.

Herald Sun

MIKE Hussey​ and Jacques Kallis proved class is ageless when they guided the Sydney Thunder to a comfortable win over the Brisbane Heat.

Herald Sun

MELBOURNE City’s derby hero Erik Paartalu said his side’s win was a crucial step in bridging the gap to big brother Melbourne Victory.

Herald Sun

NATHAN Burns fires Phoenix into top four — and himself firmly into the Socceroos’ Asian Cup frame. Read our Round 11 A-League review.

Herald Sun