Melbourne Cricket Ground - MCG Cricket Honourboards
  • MCC Logo
  • NSM Logo

MCG Cricket Honourboards

The MCG Cricket HonourboardTest cricketers have every incentive to excel at the MCG. As well as thrilling the crowd and performing well for his country, they can earn themselves a lasting place in the history of The People’s Ground - alongside some of the greatest players ever to have played the game.

By scoring a century or taking five wickets in an innings, a player ensures that his name is added to one of the famous Honour Boards in the cricket dressing rooms.

These boards, in the 'home' and 'away' dressing rooms, provide a permanent reminder of the best batting and bowling performances in the long history of the MCG.

The contents of the honours boards in the 'home' dressing room, used by Australia record the feats of batsmen such as Sir Donald Bradman and Allan Border, and the achievements of bowlers including Keith Miller, Dennis Lillee and Shane Warne.

Bradman appears on the Test centuries list an astonishing nine times. Two all-rounders – Steve Waugh and Jack Gregory - have the distinction of appearing on both the batting and bowling honour boards.

The boards in the visitors' dressing room record the achievements of remarkable batsmen like Jack Hobbs, Sunil Gavaskar, Viv Richards and Sachin Tendulkar, great bowlers including Frank Tyson, Curtly Ambrose, Kapil Dev and Malcolm Marshall and superstar all-rounders such as Ian Botham, Imran Khan and Richard Hadlee.

The 'home' or the 'away' dressing room, with its honour boards, can usually be seen on an MCG Tour.


 

Back to top

JOSH Hazlewood is back to full fitness and took a much-needed wicket for Australia early on day two at the Gabba. FOLLOW LIVE

Herald Sun

IT was the stuff of which dreams are made. Australian substitute fielder Marnus Labuschagne has taken an incredible short leg catch in the second Test.

Herald Sun

KEVIN Pietersen is set to earn up to $250,000 for his summer down under in the Big Bash — but is the star batsman worth the cash? Have your say!

Herald Sun

MELBOURNE have pulled off their biggest signing coup of the off-season, attracting rising young Bulldogs forward Dale Finucane after a release was agreed.

Herald Sun

IT has been a big year at What The Fox with plenty of streakers, crushing knockouts and temper tantrums — and these are the stories you liked the most.

Herald Sun