THE immediate reactions were shock and sadness from across the globe as news of Phillip Hughes’ tragic death filtered through on Thursday.

AS the cricket community wrestles with what to do next after Phillip Hughes’ death, RON REED writes the first Test against India should proceed, with the result mattering less than the symbolism of playing it.

PHILLIP Hughes has died from head injuries suffered on Tuesday when he was hit in the head by a bouncer at the SCG. He was days from his 26th birthday.

AUSTRALIAN cricketer Phillip Hughes has died after being struck in the head while batting at the Sydney Cricket Ground. He was 25.

IT is doubtful whether any incident has caused more widespread grief in Australian cricket than the loss of one of the game’s most likeable characters.

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Melbourne Cricket Club elects new President

Paul Sheahan
Feb 17, 2011

Former Australian cricketer and headmaster Paul Sheahan has been elected the 26th president of the Melbourne Cricket Club, following David Meiklejohn who has reached the end of his four-year term.

MCC and Spotless donate $50,000 to flood relief appeal

Jan 14, 2011

The MCC and its hospitality partner Spotless are together donating $50,000 to the Queensland Premier’s Flood Relief Appeal.

Sporting greats to be honoured at MCG

Dec 26, 2010

The MCC today announced an expansion to the list of sporting statues placed around the MCG precinct in partnership with Australia Post.

Limited MCG car parking for this weekend's AFL matches

Aug 13, 2010

Due to recent inclement weather, the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) advises that the number of spaces available for car parking in Yarra Park will again be restricted for each AFL match this weekend at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).

Limited MCG car parking for this weekend's AFL matches

Aug 05, 2010

Due to recent inclement weather, the Melbourne Cricket Club (MCC) advises that the number of spaces available for car parking in Yarra Park will be restricted for each AFL match this weekend at the Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG).