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    Sheffield Shield: Victoria v Tasmania

    Mar 3 - Mar 6, 2014

    Event:                          Sheffield Shield
    Teams:                        Victoria v Tasmania
    Date:                           Monday March 3 - Thursday March 6, 2014

    Gate opening times
    Public/AFL members: 1.30pm
    MCC members: 1.30pm

    Schedule of Play
    Session 1        2.00pm - 4.00pm
    Interval           4.00pm - 4.30pm
    Session 2        4.30pm - 6.30pm
    Interval           6.30pm - 7.00pm
    Session 3        7.00pm - 9.00pm

    Car park opening time
    Gate 3 - 12.30pm

    MCC members
    Visitor tickets will only be available to purchase on the day of the event. They cost $6 (adults) and $2 (children). A maximum of four visitor tickets per member applies.

    Public tickets 
    Public tickets will only be available to purchase on the day of the event from Gate 3 in the Olympic Stand. Tickets cost $5 (Adults), $2 (Children and Concession) or $12 (Family - two adults and two children).