Dec 29, 2006: For three years the Melbourne Cricket Club's library collection was packed up in boxes waiting for its new home on the third level of the members' area
Ground evacuated during blaze
Aug 30, 2006: A fire believed to have been caused by workers' welding torches has caused an estimated Aus$50 000 damage to the Melbourne Cricket Ground
Victorian tribunal rules men have been disadvantaged
Feb 8, 2006: The Melbourne Cricket Club is under pressure to amend its rules after a Victorian tribunal found that it had been discriminating against men
Australia v South Africa, 2nd Test, Melbourne, 2nd day
Dec 27, 2005: Peter English on the changes being made to the MCG
Australia's highest heritage honour
Dec 26, 2005: The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) has been included on the National Heritage List, Australia's highest heritage honour
South Africa tour of Australia, 2005-06
Dec 8, 2005: In a move targeted at wooing female fans, Cricket Australia has declared that a day of the Boxing Day Test between Australia and South Africa in Melbourne is to be dedicated to women
Australian international season 2005-06
May 20, 2005: South Africa will play the first Twenty20 international match in Australia as part of their three-Test tour in 2005-06
Seven-year contract may lead to loss of revenue
May 11, 2005: The Melbourne Cricket Club could take legal action over the new TV deal
Australia v Pakistan, 1st final, VB Series, Melbourne
Feb 4, 2005: Brett Lee and Glenn McGrath devastated Pakistan's top order after Andrew Symonds corrected an early batting wobble as Australia took a 1-0 lead in the VB Series at the MCG
Pakistan in Australia 2004-05
Dec 23, 2004: After much doubt over its state of preparedness, the MCG is finally ready to host the Boxing Day Test
Australia v Pakistan 2004-05
Nov 9, 2004: The Telstra Dome is on standby to host the Boxing Day Test after fears the MCG will not be ready following heavy rain that has delayed its reconstruction
Aug 19, 2004: The MCG could lose out on its annual one-day international if a South Australian proposal is approved by Cricket Australia
Dec 30, 2003: The International Cricket Council Match Referee at the 3-sponsored Test match in Melbourne between Australia and India is investigating maintenance to the pitch before play on day five.
Steve Waugh on the MCG
Dec 24, 2003: The new book Ground Rules contains in-depth chapters on the great cricket grounds of the world
Sep 24, 2003: It is a measure of the hold it has on the sporting psyche of the people of Melbourne that yesterday's 150th anniversary of the Melbourne Cricket Ground evoked so many personal memories of Test cricket's first venue
Dec 28, 2002: Boxing Day Test cricket in Melbourne has become part of Australia's sporting calendar, almost like Melbourne Cup day on the first Tuesday in November
Dec 15, 2002: MELBOURNE, Dec 15 AAP - Police ejected 300 fans from today's day-night tri-series cricket match between Australia and England at the MCG.
Dec 11, 2002: MELBOURNE - The Melbourne Cricket Ground is rated as one of the world'sworst three venues for crowd trouble and this shameful standing hasjeopardised future one-day matches there.
Dec 11, 2002: MELBOURNE - The Australian Cricket Board said the MCG's future as aone-day cricket venue was in jeopardy because of crowd trouble.
Jun 6, 2002: The Bracks Government has stepped in to secure the MCG redevelopment in time for the 2006 Commonwealth Games, following the Howard Government's decision to withdraw its promised $90 million contribution.