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SCG's 100th Test wins world award

Jun 7, 2013: The SCG's 100th Test has won the Sports Event of the Year Award, beating other major events such as Super Bowl XLVI, the London Olympics' "Super Saturday" and the 2012 NBA All-Star game

ESPNcricinfo staff

100 Tests at the SCG

Clarke pays respects to his home ground

Jan 2, 2012: It is fitting that a player whose story and technique are steeped in the history of the SCG will lead Australia in the 100th Test at the venue

Daniel Brettig

100 Tests at the SCG

The view from the other side

Jan 2, 2012: From watching in the stands as a fan, to playing on the ground for 14 years, to coaching and commentating, Geoff Lawson has seen the SCG evolve

Geoff Lawson

100 Tests at the SCG

In Sydney they go feet first

Jan 2, 2012: Some of the most stylish, effective, nimble batsmen Australia has produced have the SCG to thank for their fleet-footed assurance against spin

Daniel Brettig

Ten memorable SCG Tests

Jan 2, 2012: As the Sydney Cricket Ground's 100th Test approaches, ESPNcricinfo looks back at some of the most famous - and infamous - Tests at the venue

Brydon Coverdale

100 Tests at the SCG

The heart of Sydney

Jan 2, 2012: The SCG, which clocks its 100th Test this week, has been a cultural hub of the city and a symbol of it like no other

Norman Tasker

Australia news

Tests and ODIs to remain at SCG

Jul 13, 2010: The Sydney Cricket Ground will continue to host Tests and one-dayers for the next five years but Twenty20 internationals could be held in the city's larger ANZ Stadium, which hosted the 2000 Olympics

ESPNcricinfo staff

The Ashes 2010-11

Staging row threatens Sydney Ashes Test

Nov 11, 2009: The battle lines between Cricket NSW and the SCG Trust have again been drawn, with Blues chief executive Dave Gilbert suggesting Sydney's next Ashes Test could be staged at ANZ Stadium

ESPNcricinfo staff

Howard pledges $25 million

SCG gets federal funding for new stand

Jan 4, 2007: John Howard, the Australian prime minister, has announced $25 million in Federal Government funding for the SCG's new grandstand

ESPNcricinfo staff

Lucky find dishes the dirt to maintain slow-bowling paradise

SCG keeps its spin as soil crisis solved

Oct 16, 2006: A soil shortage at the SCG threatened to end the pitch's reputation as a spinner's paradise, but the discovery of a new source of dirt will preserve the surface's distinct characteristics

ESPNcricinfo staff

Seats in the Bradman Stand on offer

NSW announce SCG membership packages

May 10, 2006: New South Wales have announced the launch of a new club which will allow members to secure one of 1250 seats in the top deck of the Bradman Stand at the SCG for all matches over the next four years

ESPNcricinfo staff

South Africa in Australia, 2005-06

When declarations attack

Jan 6, 2006: Records tumble at Sydney

Kanishkaa Balachandran

New South Wales v Queensland, Pura Cup, Sydney, 1st day

Queensland lower order stages gritty recovery

Nov 26, 2005: Andy Bichel struck on the last ball before stumps to continue Queensland's fightback against New South Wales on day one of the Pura Cup match at the SCG

ESPNcricinfo staff

Australia v World XI, Super Test, Sydney

Show heart and save face, says Smith

Oct 13, 2005: Australia and the World XI will employ opposite policies for the Super Test

Peter English in Sydney

Smith predicts turnaround in Super Test

'I am leading the team and making the decisions'

Oct 9, 2005: Smith admitted that he had not realised there were was so much money at stake in the Super Series

ESPNcricinfo staff

Capacity to rise to 46000

Sydney Cricket Ground lines up new stand

Sep 24, 2004: The Sydney Cricket Ground Trust will undergo a an AUS$52 million facelift next year, when a new 7000-seater covered stand is constructed on the ground's 'hill' area, to replace the 4500 outdoor seats that currently take up that part of the ground

Wisden Cricinfo staff

The future of the Sydney Cricket Ground

SCG to fight for international matches

Aug 5, 2004: The Sydney Cricket & Sports Ground Trust has warned that moving of Test and one-day international matches away from the SCG would have severe short- and long-term financial and commercial consequences for cricket in Australia

Wisden Cricinfo staff

Steve Waugh on the SCG

The Don, The Hill … and the flying meat pie

Jan 1, 2004: The new book Ground Rules contains in-depth chapters on the great cricket grounds of the world

Australia crashes to big Ashes Test defeat

Jan 6, 2003: SYDNEY, Jan 6 AAP - Veteran England paceman Andy Caddick sent Australia crashing to a 225-run defeat in the fifth Ashes Test at the Sydney Cricket Ground today.

Valkerie Mangnall
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