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Melbourne Cricket Ground Melbourne, Australia

Melbourne Cricket GroundVictoria
Yarra Park, Jolimont, VIC, 3002

Phone No. +61 3 9657 8867
Also or formerly known as MCG
Established 1854
Capacity 100,000
Flood Light Yes
End Name Members End, Great Southern Stand End

Records and statistics
First TestAustralia v England, 15-19, Mar 1877
Last TestAustralia v England, 26-30, Dec 2017
First ODIAustralia v England, 05-Jan-1971
Last ODIAustralia v England, 14-Jan-2018
First T20IAustralia v India, 01-Feb-2008
Last T20IAustralia v England, 10-Feb-2018
Ground Fixtures
Date & time Detail
23 Nov 2018 N
2nd T20I - Australia v India
26 Dec - 30 Dec 2018
10:30 local | 00:00 GMT
3rd Test - Australia v India
18 Jan 2019 D/N
13:30 local | 03:30 GMT
3rd ODI - Australia v India

Curator: Tony Ware
Playing area: 172.9m long, 147.8m wide

One of the world's largest and most famous sporting venues, the 100,000-seat MCG was originally built for cricket in 1854 and was the main stadium for the 1956 Olympics and the venue for the 1992 World Cup final which saw Pakistan beat England.

Australia played their first test against England at the MCG in 1877, winning by 45 runs, and the hosts. The ground also brought a test record crowd of 91,112 on Boxing Day, 2013.


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