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    BBL semi final tonight

    Jan 28, 2014

    Melbourne Stars batsman Brad HodgeMelbourne Stars will host a T20 Big Bash League semi final at the MCG against Hobart Hurricanes on Tuesday February 4 at 7.45pm.

    Visitor tickets go on sale on Wednesday January 29 at 10.00am and can be purchased in advance at Ticketek or at Gate 2 on the night of the match.

    They cost $25 (adults) and $7 (children under 15) and there is a limit of four per member.

    Waiting list

    All waiting list candidates aged six years and above can purchase tickets into the Members Reserve for this match. View details

    Dining

    Dress standards will be relaxed for the Members Dining Room, where only Members Reserve standards will be required.

    A more casual, bistro-style menu will operate in the Members Dining Room.

    Members may book a table in advance (03 9657 8888) or walk up on the day. Reserved seating will not be provided to diners.

    The traditional Long Room carvery (normal Long Room dress standards apply) along with all other dining facilities in the Reserve will operate as normal.

    Access all levels

    Long Room and Balcony passes are not required for guests to access levels 2 and 3 seating or the Frank Grey Smith Bar.

    Once members and guests obtain seats in these areas, reserved seat tickets will be issued.

    A Long Room pass is still required for guests to access that room. A maximum of four passes can be obtained per adult member at the Gate 2 windows on match day.