Sheffield Shield

10 February, 2021

Sheffield Shield returns to the MCG

The MCG will host one Marsh Sheffield Shield match throughout the final phase of the series, after Cricket Australia announced the revised schedule.

The match – between Victoria v Tasmania from March 5 – will see Sheffield Shield cricket return to the MCG for the first time since December 7, 2019.

The Club is excited to welcome members back into the Members’ Reserve for this week’s Sheffield Shield match between Victoria and Tasmania.

A decision has been made to host up to 1,000 spectators to the match, will all attendees gaining free of charge access.

As a way to assist capacity management and contact tracing as outlined in the MCG’s endorsed COVIDSafe event plan, the Club has decided to contain all attending patrons to Level 1 of the Members' Reserve.

The MCC is committed to working closely with Cricket Victoria and the Victorian Government to protect the wellbeing of members attending this Sheffield Shield fixture.

Upcoming matches at the MCG:

March 5-8: Victoria v Tasmania

Please note: As the event is now open to the public and seating arrangements are restricted to Level 1 of the Members’ Reserve, members are advised that the Frank Grey Smith Bar will NOT be open for this event.

The Committee Room will remain open as per normal trading hours, on the Friday only of this event.

The Committee Room is available to members. To book, call (03) 9657 8888.

Find out more about access arrangements for the Marsh Sheffield Shield.

All Marsh Sheffield Shield matches will be live streamed on View the full fixture here.

*Please note: the match originally scheduled for February 25-28 – Victoria v NSW – has been relocated.

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