The Big Dance has arrived! Australia and India will battle it out for the ICC Women's T20 World Cup at the MCG on International Women's Day today.
Member AccessAs consistent with previous ICC Cricket World Cup matches held at the MCG, there will be no MCC Members Reserve for this match.
Membership cards will not be valid at any of the MCG gate turnstiles, including Gate 2.
However, the Club has secured exclusive access to the Long Room and Members’ Dining Room for use by members and their guests who have purchased tickets to attend the Final.
Patrons who have purchased tickets in an area traditionally designated as the MCC Members’ Reserve should be aware that arrangements will differ from those which operate during AFL and other international cricket matches at the MCG.
DRESS CODEThe usual Members Reserve dress code will not be enforced upon gate entry or in the seating areas and most bars.
However a neat casual standard will be required for the Long Room, Members Dining Room and Member’s bar offering for members and guests (outlined below).
MEMBERS’ DININGThe Club has secured exclusive access to the Long Room and Members Dining Room for use by members and their guests who have purchased tickets to attend the Final.
Members will be able to access these spaces by producing their MCC membership card at the entrance doors (subject to meeting the required dress code).
Both rooms will operate in a similar manner to normal international cricket matches, albeit with some slight variations:
Members Dining Room
Members who have purchased tickets to the ICC T20 Women’s World Cup Final were be able to register in the ballot for a table in the Members Dining Room. Please note that bookings have now closed and the Members Dining Room is booked out.
A-la-carte dining will be available for dinner and the bar can be accessed from gate opening time.
Members with guests in successful bookings will automatically be issued with internal Members Dining Room passes for guests
The traditional carvery will be served for dinner in the Long Room on a walk-up basis for the match, and the bar will be open from gate opening time.
Internal Guest Passes
Members may request passes for guests that have tickets to the Final to access both the Long Room and Members Dining Room from the Membership Services Counter inside Gate 2 on match day.
Following the advanced application period, 200 passes remain for distribution on match day.
There is a limit of four passes per member.
50 Year MembersThe John Landy Room will be available for 50 year members and their guests that have purchased tickets to enter the ground. Light refreshments will be available through the evening.
50 year members may enter the John Landy Room upon production of their membership card and passes for guests can be obtained from the Membership Services Office inside Gate 2.
There will be no priority seating available.
Dress code for the Landy Room is neat casual.
Reminder: 50 year members will not be able to scan their cards for entry to the ground.
ALCOHOL POLICYFull-strength alcohol will be served in glass in the exclusive members’ areas (Members Dining Room and Long Room). Alcohol may not be taken out of these rooms.
Mid-strength alcohol will be served in plastic cups in all other bars and outlets. Drinks may be taken out of these areas and consumed in viewing seats.