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.

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Irishman Stynes to join MCG sporting legends

Jim Stynes
Feb 21, 2014

Former Melbourne FC champion ruckman, the late Jim Stynes, has been chosen as the next athlete to be immortalised with a bronze statue outside the Melbourne Cricket Ground.

Rare Bradman baggy green cap returns to the MCG

Don Bradman's 1946/47 baggy green cap, on display in the National Sports Museum
Dec 21, 2013

The Melbourne Cricket Club has acquired one of Sir Donald Bradman’s baggy green caps, adding to its magnificent collection of baggy greens worn by Australia’s Test cricketers.

New MCG scoreboards unveiled

One of two, new scoreboards at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).
Dec 16, 2013

Two new, state-of-the-art scoreboards were unveiled at the MCG today, further enhancing its reputation as a world-class sports and entertainment venue.

MCC extends ticketing partnership

Ticketek logo
Oct 03, 2013

Ticketek will continue as the ticketing services partner of the MCG for a further five years, following the completion of a competitive tender process.

Melbourne Cricket Club marks 175 years

Melbourne Cricket Club 175th anniversary logo
May 14, 2013

Australia’s oldest and largest sporting club, the Melbourne Cricket Club, is celebrating 175 years since its formation with a number of activities throughout 2013.