*No general public parking. Parking is restricted to accessibility permit holders and accredited passholders only.
The Melbourne Cricket Club is excited to welcome you to the Members' Reserve for the 2023 Boxing Day Test.
The Melbourne Cricket Club, looks forward to welcoming you to the MCG for the 2023 Boxing Day Test between Australia and Pakistan.MCC LIBRARY FACT SHEETS
Read the MCC Library Fact Sheet for Day 2 hereViews the results of Australia v Pakistan at all Grounds
View the results of Australia v Pakistan at the MCG
TIPPING OUR HAT TO WARNIE
Cricket Australia and the Shane Warne Legacy have united to increase awareness around heart health, with the introduction of Shane Warne Legacy Heart Tests, provided by SiSU Health, at this year’s Boxing Day Test from days one to four.
The tests will be available at the following locations:
- Outside Gate 3A
- Outside Gate 3B
- Outside Gate 1B
- Inside Gate 3 (behind the escalator)
- Inside Gate 1
- In the Betty Cuthbert Lounge (Olympic Stand, Level 2)
- Ron Casey Media Centre
Fans are also encouraged to wear a floppy hat, paying homage to the look made iconic by Warne, as well as tipping their hat at 3.50pm each day – a nod to the Spin King’s Test cap number.Find out more
Day 2 is a Category 2 match day. All categories of membership can access the Reserve. Details on access can be found below.
|Full & Restricted members
|Access to the Reserve
|Levels 1 and 4
|Up to four tickets
|Up to two tickets
|Level 2 & 3 Access
|Members and visitors with Level 2 reserved seats or a Balcony or Long Room Pass
|Members' Dining Room
|Yes - up to two visitors
|Jim Stynes Grill
|Yes - up to two visitors
|Yes - up to two visitors
|Long Room Passes for visitors
|Balcony Passes for visitors
|Up to two passes
Reserved seat and visitor tickets are now available via Ticketek
. TICKET RETURNS
Ticket returns for pre-booked reserved seat and visitor tickets are available for this match.
Ticket returns close 5.00pm one business day prior to the match (for Day 2, this is Friday December 22).Instructions and additional information
The following bays will be available for General Admission seating, subject to availability.
Please note: General Admission areas are subject to change.
- M37-M40 (rows D-M)
- M41 (rows D-M) - no alcohol
- M42 - no alcohol
- M43 (rows A-LL)
- M48 - no alcohol
- Q41-Q48 (rows Y-MM)
Registrations for the Members' Dining Room and Jim Stynes Grill dining ballot for the Boxing Day Test will open at 9.00am on Monday December 11 and close at 5.00pm on Tuesday December 12.
If registrations exceed room capacity, a ballot will be conducted and all registered members will be notified of the outcome.
Members and visitors who secure dining in the Members' Dining Room will also access a Level 2 reserved seat as part of their booking. To gain entry, members will scan in with their membership card and visitors are able to obtain a general admission visitors ticket.LONG ROOM AND BALCONY PASSES
Applications for Balcony and Long Room passes for Day 2 will open at 9.00am on Monday December 11. Applications can be made above, and will be open for up to eight days, or until passes are exhausted.
All available passes not allocated in advance will be available for collection on match day from the passes window on the left hand side of Gate 2.
To ensure you are inside the Ground in time for the match start, arrive early and leave plenty of time for the entry process.
Download your ticket to your mobile for scanning upon entering the Ground.
Find your best way to get to the MCG with our journey planner and transport option tools. For information on public transport, pedestrian access, taxi ranks and more, click here
.PARKING IN YARRA PARK
No general public parking is available for this day. Parking is open for accessibility and accredited passholders only.
Parking for disability permit holders can be pre-booked via Ticketek here
.PRECINCT ROAD CLOSURES
- Brunton Avenue: 9.00am - 11.00am, and 5.30pm - 6.30pm
Annual maintenance works will occur on the West Gate Bridge from 9.00am Tuesday December 26 to Wednesday January 4.
Significant delays of up to 30 minutes are expected, with only two citybound lanes open during this period. All outbound lanes on the bridge will remain open.
We encourage patrons to take public transport to avoid these disruptions.
- The MCG is a cashless venue. All food, beverage, merchandise and ticketing outlets will be cashless – so all transactions will need to be made on your debit or credit card.
- The MCG is a smoke, e-cigarette and vape free venue. Patrons found smoking or vaping inside the Ground will face immediate eviction.
- At the MCG, your safety is our priority. If you experience any form of antisocial behaviour, please report it by texting 'Assist' to the MCG's antisocial text hotline on +61 409 117 621.
For information on the Members' Reserve dress standards, click here
.MEMBER EXPECTATIONS AND CODE OF CONDUCT
The Club aims to provide a safe and friendly environment for all patrons to attend the MCG, and members and their guests are expected to respect the rules and regulations of the Club and behave in a respectful manner at all times within the Members’ Reserve. Click here
to view the Code of Conduct.INFORMATION FOR FAMILIESClick here
for information for families, including the location of Parents' Rooms and change tables.MULTI-FAITH PRAYER ROOM
The MCG Multi-Faith Prayer Room is open to all patrons and located on Level B1 of the Shane Warne Stand (approximately behind bay M13).Click here
for more information.MCC PLUS
Get more value with MCC Plus during the Boxing Day Test.
On Day 2 of the Test, enjoy a 20% rebate on 355ml Balter Cerveza between 11.00am and 2.00pm and a 15% total rebate on food purchases in the Long Room Dining (excludes all drinks purchases).Terms and Conditions
.MCC MUSEUM AND MCC LIBRARY
The MCC Library and MCC Museum are open to members and their guests on match days at the MCG.
The MCC Library is located on Level 3 of the Members’ Reserve, whilst the MCC Museum, is located on Level B1.AUSTRALIAN SPORTS MUSEUM
The Australian Sports Museum
is open for those attending the match from gate opening (listed above) until 15 minutes before the match start time.
Tickets for the Australian Sports Museum are half price and can be purchased on the day inside Gate 3 at the MCG. The Museum showcases the best of Australian sports including AFL, cricket and the Olympics.
Be sure to arrive early to make the most of your visit.THE OUTFIELD
"The Outfield" Unveils Vibrant Cricket Mela Experience at the Boxing Day Test.
As the cricket fever takes over the iconic MCG on Boxing Day, 'The Outfield' emerges as the ultimate celebration space on Lawn 10, outside Gate 4 of the MCG in Yarra Park.
This invites fans to immerse themselves in the rich tapestry of Pakistan's culture and cricket legacy. Tailored specifically for Pakistani fans, this fan festival promises an unparalleled experience with an array of festivities, delectable cuisines, and engaging activities.The G’ TRAIN MOBILITY SHUTTLE SERVICE
The G-Train Mobility Shuttle Service operates during public events held at the MCG.
The service is free and accessible to patrons with mobility challenges. The G-Train also features vehicles with wheelchair-friendly access.
Pre-booking is not required; simply wait at a designated pick up point for the next available buggy. The service has pick up points from the following locations:
Find out moreThe 'G Train running times
- Richmond Station
- Jolimont Station
- Accessible Parking Area
Pre-match: 8.00am - 11.00am
Post-match: 5.45pm - 6.30pmZERO DELAY COMMENTARY
The SEN Stadium App provides a zero delay commentary on the Hearing Loop at the MCG. Download here
.SENSORY FRIENDLY SPACE
A Sensory Friendly Space is located within the Australian Sports Museum on Level 1 of the Olympic Stand (behind M51, inside Gate 3). This is a space for patrons of all ages who have sensory sensitivities, processing differences, or other hidden disabilities.
There are two rooms within the space offering patrons the ability to choose between quietly watching the event in a tiered theatre or using personal sensory strategies and fidget toys to relax in a multi-purpose room.Opening times
10.00am - 6.00pmFind out moreHEARING LOOPS
The MCG has many hearing loops fitted throughout the stadium to relay PA announcements.Find out moreACCESSIBLE FACILITIES
For details about accessible seating, parking, bathrooms and companion cards click here