The MCG was buried in a sea of blue, India v South Africa, World Cup 2015, Group B, Melbourne, February 22, 2015 © 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

  • Dec 27, 2011

    A view of the MCG © Getty Images

  • Dec 21, 2010

    Cameron Hodgkins, the MCG curator, works on the pitch for the Boxing Day Test © Getty Images

  • Feb 19, 2010

    The MCG under lights © Getty Images

  • Feb 22, 2008

    Dark clouds loom over the MCG © Getty Images

  • Feb 6, 2008

    The magnificent Melbourne Cricket Ground in full bloom © Getty Images