AN amazing hundred by Steve Smith helped Australia pull off a thrilling win over South Africa at the MCG to seal victory in the one-day series.

JADE North puts the ball in his own net with 15 minutes left as Brisbane Roar’s gallant rearguard action is eventually undone by Melbourne Victory.

CRICKET Australia chief James Sutherland wants an investigation into why crowd numbers have been so poor for the one-dayers against South Africa.

ONE of Australian cycling’s most revered figures, Sir Hubert Opperman, has had his pioneering performances recognised alongside the champions of the modern era.

MICHAEL Clarke will be named in Australia’s Test squad on Monday, but remains a long shot to actually play against India at the Gabba.

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Events at the MCG

MCC members have unrestricted access to domestic and international cricket matches scheduled by Cricket Australia at the MCG as well as to AFL fixtures at the ground, (although Restricted membership does not carry automatic grand final attendance rights).

AFL

In the 2014 AFL season, the MCG hosted 45 home and away matches and five finals in September, including the grand final. The 2015 AFL fixture will be announced shortly.

CRICKET

The 2014/15 cricket season is upon us, with limited overs internationals involving South Africa in November, followed by India playing in the Boxing Day Test and an ODI series in January.

View the latest MCG season fixtures