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HindustanTimes Sat,01 Nov 2014

Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG)

(Melbourne,Australia)
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne
Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG), Melbourne
It is one of the biggest cricket grounds in the world with a capacity of more than 100,000 spectators. It was the centerpiece stadium of 1956 Summer Olympics & 2006 Commonwealth Games. It can hold 100,018 people.

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City Melbourne
Stadium Ends Members End and Great Southern Stand End
Capacity 100000
Established 1854
First Match February 01, 2008 - Australia beat India by 9 wickets
Last Match February 03, 2012 - India beat Australia by 8 wickets
Matches 5
Home Team Wins 4
Away Team Wins 1
Neutral Team Wins 0
Matches Tied 0
No Result 0
Most Successful Team Australia - 4 wins
Highest Innings Score 182/9 by Australia on January 11, 2009 - Australia beat South Africa by 52 runs
Lowest Innings Score 74/10 by India on February 01, 2008 - Australia beat India by 9 wickets
Wins Batting First 3
Wins Batting Second 2
Average Innings Score 126
Most Prolific Batsman David Warner (151 runs)
Highest Individual Score 89 by David Warner v South Africa on January 11, 2009 - Australia beat South Africa by 52 runs
Most Successful Bowler Shaun Tait (6 wickets)
Best Bowling Analysis 3/11 by Nathan Bracken v India on February 01, 2008 - Australia beat India by 9 wickets

Last Five Matches
Australia v India on February 03, 2012 - India beat Australia by 8 wickets
Australia v England on January 14, 2011 - Australia beat England by 4 runs
Australia v Pakistan on February 05, 2010 - Australia beat Pakistan by 2 runs
Australia v South Africa on January 11, 2009 - Australia beat South Africa by 52 runs
Australia v India on February 01, 2008 - Australia beat India by 9 wickets

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