The final was played at a packed MCG, Australia v New Zealand, World Cup 2015, final, Melbourne, March 29, 2015 © Cameron Spencer/Getty Images

  • Mar 29, 2015

    The sun rises over the MCG on World Cup final day © Ryan Pierse/Getty Images

  • Mar 19, 2015

    All roads lead to the MCG for Bangladesh fans in Melbourne, ahead of the quarter-final © ICC

  • Mar 19, 2015

    Young fans stop for a quick photo on their way into the MCG © ICC

  • Feb 22, 2015

    South Africa stand for the national anthems © Getty Images

  • Feb 22, 2015

    The MCG was buried in a sea of blue © Getty Images

  • Feb 14, 2015

    The lights at the MCG gleam in the night sky © ICC

  • Feb 14, 2015

    A packed house takes in the action under clear, blue skies © Getty Images

  • Dec 29, 2014

    A drizzle brought the covers on at the MCG © Getty Images

  • Dec 26, 2014

    About 70,000 people showed up at the MCG on Boxing Day © Getty Images

  • Dec 26, 2014

    The crowd gets behind Australia on Boxing Day © Getty Images

  • Nov 21, 2014

    Largely empty stands at the MCG at the start of the game © Getty Images and Cricket Australia

  • Oct 7, 2014

    Tim Southee, Brendon McCullum and Daniel Vettori share a laugh © Getty Images

  • Oct 7, 2014

    The Melbourne Cricket Ground is in the midst of getting a facelift © Getty Images

  • Feb 4, 2014

    A groundsman runs a roller on the pitch © Getty Images

  • Dec 26, 2013

    Fans enjoy themselves on Boxing Day © Getty Images

  • Dec 26, 2013

    The scoreboard at the MCG confirms a record crowd © AFP

  • Dec 23, 2013

    Monty Panesar hopes to play in the Melbourne Test on Boxing Day © PA Photos

  • Dec 26, 2012

    A view of the MCG © Getty Images