AN amazing hundred by Steve Smith helped Australia pull off a thrilling win over South Africa at the MCG to seal victory in the one-day series.

    JADE North puts the ball in his own net with 15 minutes left as Brisbane Roar’s gallant rearguard action is eventually undone by Melbourne Victory.

    CRICKET Australia chief James Sutherland wants an investigation into why crowd numbers have been so poor for the one-dayers against South Africa.

    ONE of Australian cycling’s most revered figures, Sir Hubert Opperman, has had his pioneering performances recognised alongside the champions of the modern era.

    MICHAEL Clarke will be named in Australia’s Test squad on Monday, but remains a long shot to actually play against India at the Gabba.

    MCC teams in Premier Cricket finals

    Mar 26, 2012

    MCC all-rounder Alex KeathThe MCC second, third and fourth elevens will compete in the final of the Cricket Victoria Premier Cricket competition on Saturday March 31 and Sunday April 1, 2012.

    All three teams had to work hard for victories in their semi finals on Sunday, after the First XI bowed out at the quarter final stage the previous weekend.

    PREMIER CRICKET FINALS SCHEDULE

    Saturday March 31 and Sunday April 1, 2012

    • Second XI - MCC v Geelong at Geelong Cricket Ground
    • Third XI - St Kilda v MCC at Albert Ground
    • Fourth XI - Northcote v MCC at Camberwell Sports Ground

    Play commences at 10.30am on Saturday and 9.30am on Sunday.

    Find out more about MCC Premier Cricket.