Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne Cricket Ground Profile

  • LOCATION: Melbourne Park, Melbourne
  • COUNTRY: Australia
  • YEAR OPENED: 1854
  • CAPACITY: 100,018
  • OWNER: Government of Victoria
  • GAME: Cricket

Melbourne Cricket Ground shortly knows as MCG is one of the historic cricket venue located in Yarra Park, Melbourne, Victoria. This famous venue has hosted many international sporting events including 1956 Summer Olympics, 2006 Commonwealth Games apart from cricket events. As far as cricket MCG has hosted 1992 Cricket world cup and will host the 2015 ICC Cricket World Cup.

It is listed in Australian National Heritage list on 26 December 2005 and is referred as “Spiritual Home of Australian Sport” within the state of Victoria. $610,000,000 has been spent in redevelopment of the stadium and seating capacity. With more than 100000 seating capacity, it is the 11th largest stadium in the world and the largest sporting venue in Australia. Member End and Great Southern Stand end are two ends of this venue. Flood lights were introduced in March 1985 and David Sandurski is the current curator of the cricket pitch.

2015 World Cup Matches in Melbourne Cricket Ground

MATCH DATE MATCH DETAILS RESULT
Match 2 14 Feb 2015 England V Australia Australia won by 111 runs
Match 13 22 Feb 2015 South Africa V India India won by 130 runs
Match 18 26 Feb 2015 Sri Lanka V Bangladesh Sri Lanka won by 92 runs
QUARTER FINAL 2 19 March 2015 Bangladesh V India India won by 109 runs
FINALS 29 March 2015 Australia V New Zealand Match Not Started

WORLD CUP 2015 SCHEDULE

DATE
FIXTURE
29 March 2015
AUS V NZL

WORLD CUP 2015 STANDINGS

POOL A
MP
WON
LOST
New Zealand
6
6
0
Australia
6
4
1
Sri Lanka
6
4
2
Bangladesh
6
3
2
POOL B
MP
WON
LOST
India
6
6
0
South Africa
6
4
2
Pakistan
6
4
2
West Indies
6
3
3

CRICKET STARS

Manish Pandey
Manish Pandey

India

Batsman
Niall O'Brien
Niall O'Brien

Ireland

Wicket Keeper
AB de Villiers
AB de Villiers

South Africa

Wicket Keeper Batsman
Amjad Ali
Amjad Ali

United Arab Emirates

Wicket Keeper