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Cricket
19 Sep 2021

History of the Melbourne Cricket Ground

The greatest sporting arenas can be found around the world, such as the Lord’s in London, Kensington Oval in Barbados, and the Eden Gardens in India, but one shouldn’t look past the rich history that the MCG holds.

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Cricket
23 Aug 2021

Work to upgrade WACA Ground commences

The long-awaited redevelopment of the WACA is underway, starting with the lengthening of the ground, to allow Australian football to be played at the iconic Perth venue once again.

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Cricket
17 Jul 2021

BBL11 schedule revealed with Junction Oval to make debut

Cricket Australia has released the fixture for the coming Big Bash League season, with the boutique home of Cricket Victoria to host a game for the first time.

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Cricket
24 May 2021

Stadiums announced for 2021-22 Ashes series

England’s men and women’s cricket teams will tour Australia this summer in the latest instalment of the Ashes.

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Cricket
26 Mar 2021

Final designs revealed for $64m WACA upgrade

The WACA Ground will be transformed into a 10,000-capacity boutique stadium, with final designs revealed for the $64 million redevelopment.

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Cricket
12 Mar 2021

Is the Gabba the ideal venue to kick-off the 2021-22 Ashes?

After the Gabba didn’t host the first Test of the Australian summer just gone, tradition looks set to return next summer when England tour the country for the Ashes.

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Cricket
1 Mar 2021

Australia’s Top Cricket Stadiums

As one of the leading cricket nations in the world, Australia’s connections in the sport are deeply rooted with its cricket grounds.

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Cricket
28 Jan 2021

Construction begins on NSW Cricket Centre of Excellence

A sod turning on Wednesday marked the official launch for the future home of NSW Cricket.

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Cricket
29 Nov 2020

Australia v India ODI guide: how to watch on TV and live stream

International cricket is back with Australia hosting India in three ODI matches in Sydney and Canberra, continuing at the SCG on Sunday. Here’s all you need to know including how to tune in.

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Cricket
18 Nov 2020

MCG ready to take first Test Match from Adelaide Oval

With South Australia entering six days of lockdown due to a growing COVID cluster, the MCG is ready to host the first day-night Test against India should Adelaide be ruled out.

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Cricket
1 Nov 2020

Is the Sydney Cricket Ground Australasia’s Best Cricket Stadium?

Few can argue that cricket isn’t Australia’s most popular sport and the number of iconic cricket grounds around the country support this claim.

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Cricket
28 Oct 2020

MCG Boxing Day Test to attract a crowd

With Covid-19 restrictions finally beginning to ease in Melbourne, the Boxing Day Test looks set to be the first major event to be played in front of a crowd in the Victorian capital, as the summer cricket schedule is confirmed.

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Cricket
28 Oct 2020

Test cricket at the MCG confirmed for further three years

Test Cricket has been locked in at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for at least the next three years following a new agreement.

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Cricket
3 Oct 2020

Mackay's Harrop Park set for upgrade following funding announcement

Great Barrier Reef Arena in Mackay will be redeveloped, following confirmation of $10 million in state government funding to get the ball rolling.

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Cricket
1 Oct 2020

Cricket stars on their return to play and empty stadiums

Quinton de Kock and Kagiso Rabada discuss how they have spent the last few months and playing cricket inside empty stadiums.

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Cricket
21 Jun 2020

Looking forward to the new WACA

OPINION | Of all the Test cricket grounds in Australia, the WACA is the most remote of them all and arguably, has some of the greatest stories in its history.

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Cricket
19 Jun 2020

List of the Top 10 Biggest Cricket Stadiums in the World

Two Australian stadiums feature in the list of the top 10 biggest cricket stadiums in the world, with an Indian stadium now topping the list, ahead of the MCG.

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Cricket
14 Mar 2020

IPL and the BBL – Kevin Pietersen reflects on his time in India

Once the most expensive player in the IPL, Pietersen reflects on his time in India and we compare the league to Australia’s BBL.

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Cricket
28 Dec 2019

Boxing Day Test set to remain in Melbourne

The Victorian Government and Cricket Australia are close to a new deal to keep the iconic Boxing Day Test at the Melbourne Cricket Ground into the future.

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Cricket
22 Dec 2019

Bushfire smoke forces end to BBL game at Manuka Oval

Heavy smoke drifting over Manuka Oval from bushfires in southern NSW forced Saturday evening’s BBL match between Sydney Thunder and Adelaide Strikers to end prematurely.

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