STEVE Smith’s captain’s knock and some big hitting by Australia’s lower order helped the hosts take charge of the second Test against India.

    MITCHELL Starc needed to find something special to keep his place for Boxing Day and he wasn’t prepared to wait until he got the ball back in his hands to make a start.

    NIC Maddinson carried his bat as Sydney Sixers eased to victory in their opening match of the Big Bash season against Melbourne Renegades.

    KEVIN Muscat has taunted host City by claiming the Melbourne derby was a home game for Victory, with AAMI Park providing it with happy memories of late.

    LITTLE has changed on the field for Melbourne City, but the 2014-15 version is so much more interesting and the last fortnight underlines it.

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    Sheffield Shield: Victoria v Queensland

    Feb 18 - Feb 21, 2013

    Event:                          Sheffield Shield
    Teams:                        Victoria v Queensland
    Date:                           Monday February 18 - Thursday February 21, 2013

    Gate opening times
    Public/AFL members: 10.30am (Gate 3)
    MCC members: 10.30am (Gate 2)

    Schedule of Play
    Session 1        11.00am - 1.00pm
    Interval           1.00pm - 1.40pm
    Session 2        1.40pm - 3.40pm
    Interval           3.40pm - 4.00pm
    Session 3        4.00pm - 6.00pm

    Car park opening time
    Gate 3 - 9.00am

    MCC members
    Visitor tickets will be available on the day of the event from the Gate 2 ticket windows. A maximum of four per member applies.

    Public tickets 
    Public tickets will be available on the day of the event from Gate 3.