WHETHER by accident or design, in-form Steve Smith is a product of Michael Clarke’s captaincy and Australian cricket is better for it.

YES, we know. New Zealand is on a record ten-game winning streak and beat Australia in the pool stage. But here’s why the World Cup final is a different story.

IMAGINE if Shane Watson won the man of the match award in the World Cup final. It could redefine his entire career. The masses might have to — gulp — applaud him.

ZLATAN Ibrahimovic’s opening goal for Sweden today was brilliant and hilarious, while he also struck from the penalty spot. Wrap of Euro 2016 qualifying here.

KEVIN Muscat says Melbourne Victory players will be “hurting” despite their 2-1 win over Central Coast last night and desperate to prove their worth in next week’s vital clash in Wellington.

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MCG to take stadium technology and fan engagement to new levels

Feb 03, 2015

Melbourne Cricket Club today unveiled plans to turn Melbourne Cricket Ground into one of Australia’s most technically advanced and connected stadiums for fans, members and stakeholders.

Harry Gordon memorial service on Thursday

Feb 02, 2015

A memorial service to celebrate the life of distinguished journalist and Olympic historian Harry Gordon will be held at the MCG on Thursday February 5 at 2.00pm.

Cricket World Cup arrangements

2015 ICC Cricket World Cup
Jan 31, 2015

MCC has confirmed all arrangements for members wishing to attend MCG matches in ICC Cricket World Cup 2015, starting on February 14.

MCC vice-president in Australia Day honours

MCC vice-president Stephen Spargo
Jan 30, 2015

MCC vice-president Stephen Spargo is among dozens of members featured in the 2015 Australia Day Honours List.

Vale, Gwenda Alder

Gwenda Alder with the 1926 Premiership Cup
Jan 29, 2015

Gwenda Alder, 30-year member and daughter of former MCC president Sir Albert Chadwick, passed away on Australia Day, aged 86.