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.

    FIFA will publish a legally ‘appropriate version’ of a report into allegations of World Cup bidding corruption, president Sepp Blatter says.

    A GERMAN bank is seeking $517.5 million in a lawsuit against Formula One magnate Bernie Ecclestone over the 2006 sale of the sport’s rights.

    GOALKEEPER Joe Hart has become the latest Manchester City star to commit to the club, agreeing to a new contract through 2019.

    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.

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    Boxing Day Breakfast

    The Boxing Day Breakfast is a great way to limber up for the first ball of the Test match at the MCG.

    Hosted by former Austraian fast bowler Damien Fleming, the morning will feature several prominent personalities.

    Our guest speaker is former England captain and current Marylebone Cricket Club president, Mike Gatting.

    Also on the menu is Kent CCC president and renowned English entertainer/comic, Bob "The Cat" Bevan.

    A ballot for this function was conducted in October and all places have been filled. 

    Members who are attending are reminded that guests must have a valid visitor ticket for Day 1 of the Test match in order to ensure ground entry and attendance at the function.

    Date: Thursday, December 26, 2013
    Time: 7:30 am
    Location: Members Dining Room
    Dress: Jacket and tie (equivalent standard for women)
    Cost: $85.00 members

    $95.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.