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SCG fiasco forces review of facilities

Nov 10, 2015: Embarrassment caused by the recent abandonment of the Sheffield Shield match between New South Wales and Victoria has forced the review of the SCG's transition from football to cricket season

Daniel Brettig

Australia news

SCG stripped of next Shield match

Nov 9, 2015: The farcical abandonment of the Sheffield Shield match between NSW and Victoria has cost the home side six points and done rather more damage to the reputation of the SCG, its custodians at the Trust and its NSW Blues tenants

Daniel Brettig

Australia v India, World Cup 2015, 2nd semi-final, Sydney

Groovy tunes and a sunset at the SCG

Mar 27, 2015: A sublime knock from Steven Smith, soaking in a sunset in the SCG members' pavilion and groovy music made the semi-final clash between Australia and India a memorable one

Nikhil Chouguley

South Africa v Sri Lanka, World Cup 2015, 1st Q-F, Sydney

A disappointing result, and a solemn farewell

Mar 18, 2015: The quarter-final match between Sri Lanka and South Africa promised plenty of electric contests but turned out to be tepid. It was the last chance, however, to see two Sri Lankan greats in action for the last time in ODIs

Praveen Indraratna

Australia V SL, World Cup 2015, Group A, Sydney

Recreating Premadasa at the SCG

Mar 9, 2015: Sri Lankan supporters had assembled in large numbers at the SCG, and there was music, dancing and plenty of cheering, as their team renewed their World Cup rivalry with Australia

Tharindu Vishwanath

Playing in the park

Nov 25, 2014: The pros make a match of it at the SCG, but all-round entertainment is available elsewhere in Harbour City

Benjamin Golby

An icon by any other name

Oct 21, 2014: Home to a galaxy of cricketing stars, Sydney is ready to shine again

Lee McDonald

Australia news

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
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