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    T20 Big Bash League - Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers

    Jan 09, 2014

    Event:                         T20 Big Bash League
    Teams:                        Melbourne Stars v Adelaide Strikers
    Date:                           Thursday January 9, 2013
    Start time:                   7.40pm

    Gate opening times
    Public/AFL members: 4.30pm (Gate 3) 6.00pm (other gates)
    MCC members: 4.30pm

    Car park opening time
    Gate 3 - 1.30pm
    Gate 5 - 3.00pm
    Gate 6 - 4.00pm
    Gate 7 - 7.00am

    Expected attendance: 25,000

    Public tickets on sale now at Ticketek HERE