AUSTRALIA lost four wickets in 22 balls late on day four to all but lose hope of pulling off a miracle against Pakistan in Dubai.

    THE exhilarating Melbourne derby was possibly the best ever and would have gone some way to convincing David Villa to return from New York.

    MANCHESTER City’s bid to put pressure on EPL leaders Chelsea suffered a setback as the champions slumped to a surprise 2-1 defeat at West Ham.

    IT was a tough day in the NBA for Australia with Joe Ingles and Brock Motum getting cut.

    ARSENAL won their first Premier League match in over a month, beating Sunderland 2-0 with a brace from Alexis Sanchez after a pair of defensive errors.

    New appointment to MCC Committee

    Dec 09, 2012

    The Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) is pleased to advise that Fred Oldfield has been appointed to the MCC Committee. 

    Mr Oldfield fills a casual vacancy created by the retirement of Peter Mitchell last year.

    Fred Oldfield 

    Mr Oldfield is currently a non-executive director at Westbourne Capital, a funds management company that invests in infrastructure debt. 

    Prior to this, Mr Oldfield spent two years in the legal profession (1981-1983), before spending 16 years with investment bank Potter Partners, which ultimately became UBS.

    Mr Oldfield was also executive director of Hopkins Partners Funds Management (1999-2001) and manager of strategic development and stakeholder relations at Transurban (2001-2006).

    An MCC member since 1982, Mr Oldfield serves as a trustee of the Melbourne Football Club's Red and Blue Foundation and Bequest Program. He has been president of Glen Iris Junior Football Club for the past two seasons.

    President Paul Sheahan said he was delighted to welcome Mr Oldfield to the committee table.

    The MCC Committee now comprises the maximum 14 members: Paul Sheahan (president), David Crawford (vice-president), Steven Smith (vice-president), Stephen Spargo (vice-president), Michael Happell (treasurer), David Crow, Peter Dakin, Will Fowles, Jane Nathan, Fred Oldfield, Charles Sitch, Mark Smith, Karen Wood and Ted Yencken.