Boxing Day Test

Visiting the MCG for the 2022/23 summer of cricket

Step into greatness when cricket returns to the ‘G!

The Melbourne Cricket Club, as ground managers of the MCG, looks forward to welcoming you to the ‘G across the summer of cricket.

General public tickets are available now by visiting Ticketek or going to cricket.com.au/tickets.

The 2022/23 summer of cricket is shaping up to be an exciting season with a jam-packed domestic and international cricket schedule now in full swing at the 'G.

Australia will host South Africa for a thrilling Boxing Day Test. For more information, click here.

Fans of the big-hitting Big Bash League will be treated to an exciting summer with the 2022/23 season schedule to feature six matches at the ‘G. View the schedule here. Tickets for all MCG matches will be available for pre-sale on Tuesday August 16, and to the general public from Thursday August 18.

Marsh Sheffield Shield and Marsh One-Day Cup matches will also be played at the MCG throughout the summer, with access available via Gate 2. For more information, click here.

Tickets

Tickets to the 2022/23 season of the Big Bash League are on sale now. Tickets are available via Ticketek.

Tickets for the 2022/23 international cricket season are now on sale. Visit Ticketek or going to cricket.com.au/tickets.

Tickets to Sheffield Shield and One-Day Cup matches can be purchased via the Gate 2B ticket windows on the day of the match. Please note, the MCG is a cashless venue. Tickets will need to be purchased with a debit or credit card.

Mobile tickets

Your ticket for the match will be delivered digitally via Ticketek. You will need to download your mobile ticket prior to arriving at the MCG. If you have purchased tickets for others, remember to forward tickets to the individuals attending within your group for easy entry. This can be done by forwarding the SMS you received from Ticketek, or by copying and pasting the ticket link into an SMS. These tickets will be used for entry at the turnstiles.

For a quicker entry, we recommend downloading your mobile tickets prior to arriving at the MCG.

Getting to the 'G

To ensure you are inside the MCG in time for the match start, arrive early and leave plenty of time for the entry process.

To ease congestion on roads, the public transport network and at the Gate, we advise patrons to arrive early to the MCG.

Public transport

The MCG is easily accessible via public transport, including major train and tram lines. Plan your journey here.

Car parking

Public parking in Yarra Park is available for selected matches at the MCG. Please check our Parking Information page for a full list of opening times and availability. We endeavour to provide disability parking for all matches.

Road closures

Road closures around the MCG may be in place at high-traffic times during events at the MCG. Cars may also be held in the car park for a short time after the match. Roads that may be subject to road closures include Brunton Avenue, Jolimont Street, Jolimont Terrace and Wellington Parade.

To see the road closures for upcoming events, view the event pages here.

Once inside the MCG

Arrive early and leave plenty of time for the entry process at your assigned gate. You will be required to enter via the Gate on your digital ticket.

All food, beverage and merchandise outlets will be cashless – so all transactions will need to be made on a debit or credit card.

MCG facilities

Having trouble finding something? Find it in the stadium directory.

Accessible seating

Accessible seating is available in all stands at the MCG. Availability is event dependent.

Shane Warne Stand
Accessible seating is only available on levels 1 and 2 of the Shane Warne Stand.

Ponsford Stand
Accessible seating is available on levels 1, 2 and 4 of the Ponsford Stand.

Olympic Stand
Accessible seating is available on levels 1, 2 and 4 of the Olympic Stand.

Sensory Friendly Space

A sensory friendly space, presented by the MCC Foundation, is now open at the MCG offering visitors some quiet and calm on event day no matter the size or volume of the crowd.

Located within the Australian Sports Museum* on Level 1 (inside Gate 3, behind bay M51) this is a space for patrons of all ages who have sensory sensitivities, processing differences, or other hidden disabilities (e.g. autism, acquired brain injury, mental illness, PTSD, dementia).

Find out more

MCG Multi-Faith Prayer Room

The MCG Multi-Faith Prayer Room is open to all patrons. Located on Level B1 of the Shane Warne Stand (at approximately M13), the room is able to cater for more than 50 patrons at one time, and is suitable for patrons of all faiths including Christian, Muslim, Jewish and Hindu.

The Multi-Faith Prayer Room is accessible for all patrons from across the stadium, regardless of where they are seated.

Conditions of Entry

View the MCC COVIDSafe Plan


Please note: Smoking and vaping are not permitted inside the MCG.

We're here to help

Attendees are encouraged to contact management in the event they need any assistance or have witnessed anti-social behaviour. The channels in which patrons can contact management are through:
Facebook: @MelbouneCricketGround
Twitter: @MCG
Instagram: @MCG
Email: contactus@mcc.org.au
Information found at: mcg.org.au

This webpage will be updated with details regarding the 2022-23 summer of cricket as more information becomes available. Please check back here for updates, keep an eye on your emails, or follow us on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram.