FROM Michael Clarke lifting the trophy to Grant Elliott’s match-winning six and Wahab Riaz staring down Shane Watson, these moments defined the World Cup.

    AFTER the World Cup final, Shane Warne hovered over the triumphant Australians like the sad old uncle at an 18th birthday party, writes Richard Hinds.

    A $2 million pay day beckons for Steve Smith and Mitchell Starc, who are in the frame to be ranked No.1 on Cricket Australia’s lucrative contract list.

    BRAD Haddin appears set to follow Michael Clarke into retirement from one-day cricket.

    LEG spin is set to return to the Australian Test side, with Pakistan-born Fawad Ahmed expected to be named in the dual-squads for the Ashes and West Indies.

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    Comedy Blockbuster at the 'G

    The MCC is delighted to announce the return of the Comedy Blockbuster at the ‘G on Friday March 28, with a fantastic line up of highly-acclaimed comedians.

    To coincide with the Melbourne International Comedy Festival, some of Australia’s best-known comedians will take to the stage for an hour of high-quality entertainment and laughs.

    The evening will be hosted by Brian Nankervis, best known for writing, producing and hosting RocKwiz on SBS TV and hosting Channel Seven’s Pictures Of You.

    The night’s line-up with also feature:

    • Fiona O’Loughlin (Good News Week, Spicks and Specks, Talkin’ ‘bout Your Generation).
    • Dave Thornton (Fox FM, This Week Live, The Project, Spicks and Specks).
    • Mick Molloy (Triple M, Before the Game, The Panel, Crackerjack, BoyTown).
    • Tim Vine (UK) - “Pace, confidence and charm… very funny”, The Age.

    The Hugh Trumble Cafe will be open from 5.30pm for pre-show drinks and dinner and the Percy Beames Bar will open after the show for drinks and live music.

    Bookings will be taken on a first-in, first-served basis.

    Date: Friday, March 28, 2014
    Time: 8:30 pm
    Location: Members Dining Room
    Dress: Neat casual - as per Members Reserve dress requirements
    Cost: $45.00 members

    $50.00 guests
    Sorry, Bookings are now closed for this function.