SHANE Watson dropped to his knees after being hit in the head by a bouncer in the nets in dramatic scenes at Australia training this morning.

IT’S notorious for waves of destruction and nasty winds, but this year Bass Strait could be where the super-fast, supermaxis come to a screeching halt.

OPENING batsman David Warner is adamant a sore thumb won’t keep him from the Boxing Day Test against India.

AUSSIE pace ace Mitchell Johnson won’t bite his tongue on Boxing Day declaring his baiting of rival batsmen will remain a part of his game.

CRICKET fans in the rest of Australia have seen what an excellent Test batsman Steve Smith has become in the past 12 months.

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Women in Cricket Test Breakfast

Always on Day 2 of the Boxing Day Test (December 27th) this breakfast is held in the Member’s Dining Room. With a capacity of 400 we invite both female and male members as well as their guests.

Members and guests who attend enjoy a sit-down breakfast, beverage service and a reserved seat on Level 2 in front of the Members Dining Room.

This function marks the beginning of our fundraising for the year where we raise funds to support women and girls from diverse backgrounds to participate in sport.

Entertainment includes Angela Pippos as our MC, a variety of guest speakers, auction items kindly donated by our supporters and door prizes donated by the MCC.

Guests and speakers have included: Damien Flemming (2006), Betty Wilson (2007), Kate Fitzpatrick (2008), Geoff Lawson (2009), Justin Langer (2010), Wasim Akrim, Meg Lanning and Emma Inglis (2011), Anna O'Donnell, Meg Lanning, Jess Cameron and Ian Healy (2012), Sarah Elliot, Melena Ayres, Dr Peter Brukner and Michael Vaughan (2013).

The popularity of this event is increasing every year and ensures a very enjoyable experience for those who attend.

 

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