In summer, Melbourne hosts men's and women's Test cricket, Twenty-20 and One-Day International cricket matches. At Christmas time the famous Boxing Day Test Match takes place on the hallowed ground of the Melbourne Cricket Ground. The MCG, or 'the G' as locals call it, is Melbourne's traditional sporting heart.
The Boxing Day Test is one of the biggest Test matches on the world cricket calendar. Visit the iconic Melbourne Cricket Ground to be part of a great sporting tradition.
One-day International matches are also a well-loved Australian tradition over the summer months. Head to the MCG to watch the world's best cricketers go head to head.
Now the new T20 code brings excitement and intensity to a shortened version of the game. See star Australian cricketers in what is already the code of choice for the successful Indian Premier League.
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