THERE are three reasons why Australia captain Michael Clarke decided the World Cup final against New Zealand should be his last game of one-day cricket.

    THIRTY-FOUR years ago Trevor Chappell bowled a ball that won the game, sparked an international incident and helped define the trans-Tasman rivalry.

    THERE is a seven-letter word on the lips of every Kiwi ahead of Sunday’s World Cup final — and it is not necessarily winning.

    BRISBANE Roar’s A-League title defence is in tatters after a 1-0 loss to top six rivals Melbourne City at AAMI Park. Re-live the game in our Match Centre.

    BILLY Slater is set to sign a $1.8 million deal with Melbourne Storm as he closes in on becoming the NRL’s greatest tryscorer for one club.

    Cricket Guide now available

    Nov 21, 2013

    2013/14 Cricket Guide front coverThe cricket season is underway and the annual Cricket Guide for MCC members is now available.

    View the 2013/14 Cricket Guide

    On the international stage, the MCG will again host all three formats of the game this summer, with Australia and England competing in the Boxing Day Test followed by a one-day international on January 12 and a Twenty20 match on January 31.

    While the MCG did not host any domestic one-day matches this summer, it will again be the home ground of the Victorian Bushrangers in the Sheffield Shield and the Melbourne Stars in the T20 Big Bash League.

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