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  • ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 sails past 500 days to go

    Oct 02, 2013

    Today marks 500 days to the opening matches of the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, co-hosted by Australia and New Zealand and with the MCG as one of the host venues.

  • MCG cricket pitches back in town

    One of the 10 MCG portable pitches sits in the centre of the arena.

    Oct 01, 2013

    Work has commenced on the transformation of the Melbourne Cricket Ground from football to cricket mode, with the installation of 10 portable pitches in the centre of the stadium.

  • Get your MCG Grand Final poster!

    2013 MCG Grand Final Poster

    Sep 25, 2013

    To commemorate grand final day at the MCG, the MCC has commissioned Australian artist Bob Shields to create a magnificent poster of footy moments that have captured the imagination of fans throughout the 2013 AFL season.

  • John Coleman statue unveiled at MCG

    John Coleman statue in Australia Post Avenue of Legends

    Sep 18, 2013

    Champion Essendon full-forward John Coleman joined an eminent group of sporting legends today with a statue unveiled in his honour outside the MCG as part of the Australia Post Avenue of Legends series.

  • Another good year for AFL crowds at MCG

    The MCG at capacity for the 2007 AFL Preliminary Final between Geelong and Collingwood.

    Sep 01, 2013

    More than 2.34 million people watched AFL at the MCG in the 2013 home and away season, an average of 52,153 per game.

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AARON Finch enters Sunday’s World Cup final as vulnerable to swing bowling as he’s ever been and is desperately hoping the MCG comes to his rescue.

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WHETHER by accident or design, in-form Steve Smith is a product of Michael Clarke’s captaincy and Australian cricket is better for it.

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IMAGINE if Shane Watson won the man of the match award in the World Cup final. It could redefine his entire career. The masses might have to - gulp - applaud him.

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GUI Finkler’s brace — the winner a superb curling effort — has given the Victory a 2-1 win over the Mariners after the hosts fell behind at AAMI Park.

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THE Hurricanes have scored a bonus point win over a disappointing Melbourne Rebels outfit 36-12 to extend their unbeaten start in 2015 to six games.

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