AUSTRALIA’S aggressive approach with bat and ball will prove too difficult for “little brother” New Zealand to handle in the World Cup final, writes Ian Chappell.

    IT may be a Cricket World Cup final but Richard Hinds still attempts to move the sledging of New Zealand beyond those childish sheep jokes.

    BEFORE he scaled the dizzy heights of world cricket, Brendon McCullum was jumping the fence of the Forbury Park trotting track in the tough streets of South Dunedin.

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    Foxtel Cup - Williamstown v Aspley

    May 20, 2014

    Event:                   Foxtel Cup 
    Teams:                  Williamstown v Aspley
    Date:                     Tuesday May 20, 2014
    Start time:             8.35pm

    Gate opening:
    Gate 2 will open at 8.00pm

    Seating:
    Patrons can access seating on Level 1 and Level 2 of the MCC Members Reserve.

    Car parking:
    Yarra Park will not be open for this event. Parking will be available at Melbourne and Olympic Park.

    Food/Beverages:
    Hugh Trumble Cafe will be open from 8.00pm - 10.00pm.

    Tickets:
    Entry to this event is free.

    MCC Members Reserve:
    There will be no specific MCC Members Reserve. The Long Room will be open for MCC members only (usual dress standards apply). The MCC Library will be open.