Tag Archive: MCG

MCG, Victoria – World Cup warm-up, Australia vs United Arab Emirates

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Photos and text by Michael Costello The World Cup warm up match on February 11 between Australia and United Arab Emirates was an unusual experience.  In a place where normally you are bombarded… Continue reading

The Cowdrey Cowper Correction, MCG, 1966

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A young cricket fan, almost dwarfed by the MCG scoreboard, looks up and down at the names of the Australian team, reads ‘Cowdrey’ and perhaps ponders, ‘Doesn’t he play for England?’ (Meanwhile, a… Continue reading

Temp scoreboard at the ‘G

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The Melbourne Cricket Ground, also known as the MCG, or simply the ‘G, has a temporary scoreboard while the previous vision boards (to use their correct names) are made even bigger. Scoreboard Pressure’s… Continue reading

Ashes scoreboards (part 1)

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Scoreboard Pressure’s been poking about the archives for photos of Ashes scoreboards. We found a handful at the bottom of the filing cabinet in the garage near the table-tennis table, beside the box… Continue reading

Melbourne Cricket Ground, December 1962

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Ian Davidson took this photo on the last day of a Sheffield Shield game between Victoria and New South Wales. Note the wording at the top of the scoreboard: ‘MCC INTERNATIONAL CRICKET CENTENARY’.… Continue reading

MCC Members’ Atrium, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Victoria

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These four scoreboard signs are in the Melbourne Cricket Club Members’ atrium  overlooking the Percy Beames Bar. The artwork is titled ‘Best Test performances at the MCG’ and was commissioned for the MCG’s… Continue reading

Melbourne Cricket Ground, Victoria

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Big Bash, 17 December 2011. Photos by Jesse Maskell 1977 drawn Grand Final. Etching by Jim Pavlidis Thirty years ago a Melbourne sporting landmark was dismantled, packed up and packed off to Canberra.… Continue reading