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.

    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.

    NIC Maddinson carried his bat as Sydney Sixers eased to victory in their opening match of the Big Bash season against Melbourne Renegades.

    KEVIN Muscat has taunted host City by claiming the Melbourne derby was a home game for Victory, with AAMI Park providing it with happy memories of late.

    LITTLE has changed on the field for Melbourne City, but the 2014-15 version is so much more interesting and the last fortnight underlines it.

    Bookings open for Jacques Reymond dinner

    Jun 19, 2012

    Jacques Reymond in the Long RoomThe MCC is pleased to announce an exclusive dinner for members and guests with Jacques Reymond, world-renowned head chef of his self-titled, three-hat restaurant in Prahran.

    The dinner will be held in the Long Room on Thursday July 19, and will include a set four-course meal with canapes.

    An online ballot for registrations will be open for three days only, from 9.00am on Tuesday June 19 until Thursday June 21 at 5.00pm.

    An opportunity not to be missed!

    Find out more or register in the ballot