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.

    Last chance for Members' Golf Day

    Jan 14, 2013

    Action from an MCC Members' Golf DayWhilst the ballot for the Members' Golf Day on February 5 at Kingston Heath Golf Club has closed, places are still available for the 8.00am tee-off time.

    Members may continue to book for either session on a first-come, first-served basis until booked out. Please complete an application form and email to mccfunctions@mcc.org.au to book your place.

    Kingston Heath is one of Australia's premier golf courses and members should take advantage of this fantastic opportunity to play at such a venue.

    Cost is $170 per member which includes a gourmet barbeque, light pre-round refreshments and prizes at the conclusion of both sessions.

    Members must hold a club, VGA or WGV official handicap to participate.