Almanac Cricket – The all-time Australian men’s MCG XI: dodging the snorefest

It’s one thing to get the runs on the board on a flat deck, quite another when the game is in the balance. Dave Brown looks at the best men’s performances at the MCG over the years

The Ashes – Fourth Test: Featherbed

Rulebook Ashwood sums up the Test Match at the MCG and doesn’t have a lot of nice things to say about the curator.

Almanac Cricket – Meet me at the G

Citrus Bob calls for rendezvous plans at the Melbourne Cricket Ground, for the “three and half days” of the 4th Test. Will you be attending?

Australia v Pakistan – MCG, Day 4: Prospects thwarted

Citrus Bob arrives at the MCG on Day 4 with hopes for the game and without a jacket. He leaves still without a jacket.

Australia v Pakistan – MCG Test, Day 3: Bowlers take a hammering

Citrus Bob at the MCG sees Azhar Ali, DA Warner and UT Khawaja make life very difficult for the bowlers. With two days to play, the speed of Australia’s scoring has brought them back into calculations.

Australia v Pakistan – MCG Test, Day 2: Azhar Ali and the endless fight

David Wilson was at MCG Day 2, prompted by his old imaginary horse, Clarrie Grimmett; a horse who rises only for a scrap…

Australia v Pakistan – MCG Test: Call for writers

Calling all writers for the MCG Test. Pick a day to cover; let’s cover this Australia v Pakistan game in style.

Australia v West Indies – MCG Test, Day 4: Windies fight it out

Citrus Bob Utber’s report of Day 4, as the MCG Test reached its denouement. Today Citrus pays kudos to the Windies and offers his list of “what did we learn?” from the Test match.

Australia v West Indies – MCG Test, Day 2: Corporate (box) Cricket

Luke Reynolds, man of the people, heads behind glass at the MCG for the first time. “The barramundi is a highlight”. Shame about the contest.