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Record crowd tipped for Boxing Day

Dec 23, 2013

All is in readiness at the MCG for the Boxing Day Test between Australia and England.

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While public tickets to the opening day have sold out, there are plenty still on sale at Ticketek for the remaining days of the Test.

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A crowd of 85,000-90,000 is expected on the opening day, with a chance to break the world record crowd for a single day of Test cricket, as shown below. 

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Top 10 All-Time MCG cricket attendances

90,800             Test match                             Australia v West Indies                     Feb 11, 1961
89,155             Test match                             Australia v England                           Dec 26, 2006
87,789             Test match                             Australia v England                           Jan 4, 1937
87,182             World Cup Final                      England v Pakistan                            Mar 25, 1992
86,133             One-day international               Australia v West Indies                     Jan 22, 1984
85,661             Test match                              Australia v West Indies                     Dec 26, 1975
84,384             Test match                              Australia v England                           Dec 26, 2010
84,360             One-day international                Australia v England                           Jan 23, 1983
84,041             Twenty20 international              Australia v India                                 Feb 1, 2008
82,494             World Championship of Cricket   Australia v England                         Feb 17, 1985

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