Pitch report Melbourne Cricket Ground | MCG is a bowler’s pitch

Melbourne Cricket Ground is a cricket stadium in Australia & is also known MCG. It is located in  Yarra Park,  Victoria, and this stadium is home to the Melbourne Cricket Club. This stadium has the capacity around 100,024., it  has  recorded the maximum attendance of  91,092 in 2013 during  Boxing Day Test Match on Day 1  between Australia Vs  England. Melbourne Cricket Ground is Australia’s luxurious & prime sporting venue.  The MCG ground has played host to many of the country’s biggest cricket matches and tournaments. Pitch report Melbourne Cricket Ground is below :

Name : Melbourne Cricket Ground

Address : Brunton Ave, Richmond VIC 3002, Australia Melbourne Cricket Ground

Telephone : +61 39657 8888

Melbourne cricket ground capacity : Approx 1,00,000

Melbourne cricket ground weather report

  • Rainy months : May & October
  • Summer months : December to March.
  • Winter months : June to August.

Melbourne Pitch Report –   Melbourne pitch supports fast bowlers with good bounce. Average pitch for batting.

 

 pitch report melbourne cricket ground records

 

Tests Pitch report Melbourne Cricket Ground

  • Test match between Australia and India in December 2014, was  the first draw at this venue in 17 years.
  • Melbourne cricket ground highest score: 604 for  Australia against England.
  • Average score 1st innings score : 308
  • Average score 2nd innings score : 309
  • Test Toss Prediction –  Batting first is the best option after winning the toss. Team batting first at Melbourne pitch have won about 50% of the matches.
  • Last 5 Test scores at Melbourne Cricket Ground

 

ODI Pitch report Melbourne Cricket Ground

Pitch is good for fast bowlers with pace & bounce. After few overs, the pitch becomes better for batting . No help for spinners at Melbourne Pitch.

    • Melbourne cricket ground highest score : 344  for  ICC World XI against Asia XI
    • Highest Wicket Taking bowler : Shane Warne. 46 wickets in 28 matches.
    • Average score 1st innings score –  224
    • Toss Prediction – Bat first after winning the toss.
    • Australia have won all the last 9 matches played at Melbourne.
    • Last 5 ODI scores at Melbourne Cricket Ground :

 

Big Bash League Pitch report Melbourne Cricket Ground

  • Home Ground for Melbourne Stars
  • MCG pitch is a well  balanced.Quick pitch for bowlers & good pitch for batsmen.
  • Average first Innings score : 161
  • Toss Prediction : Batting first makes sense on this pitch.
  • Stat : Team winning the toss have won only 3/9 ( 30%) of the matches.

Big Bash League Schedule :

1.1.17 Sunday Melbourne Stars vs Melbourne Renegades
10.1.17 Tuesday Melbourne Stars vs Adelaide Strikers
17.1.17 Tuesday Melbourne Stars vs Brisbane Heat
21.1.17 Saturday Melbourne Stars vs Sydney Sixers

 

T20 Pitch report Melbourne Cricket Ground

Melbourne T20 pitch is for bowlers in first 10 overs of the innings and for batsmen

  • Melbourne cricket ground highest score : 184/3 by India vs Australia
  • Highest Runs scored by a batsmen : Aaron Finch. 224 runs.
  • Average score 1st innings score : 137 runs
  • Stat : Team winning the toss have won only 3/9 ( 30%) of the matches.
  • Toss Prediction : Losing the toss is lucky at Melbourne Cricket Ground
  • Last 5 T20 scores at Melbourne Cricket Ground

 

Melbourne cricket ground records & fun facts.

  • At Melbourne Cricket Ground,  Muttiah Muralitharan was spotted for ‘chucking’ by umpires seven times during a match. This started the famous Muralitharan controversy on chucking.
  • Pakistan won its 1992 World cup final on this ground.
  • Australia won ODI World cup in 2015 on this ground.
  • Alongwith cricket ; Soccer , Rugby , Tennis, Athletics are regular sports on this ground , unlike sub-continent grounds.

 

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