Melbourne Stars face off against Hobart Hurricanes in BBL|13

Welcome to the Melbourne Cricket Club Members’ Reserve for BBL|13 Match

The Melbourne Cricket Club is thrilled to invite you to the Members’ Reserve for the exciting BBL|13 match between the Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes. It’s going to be a thrilling event that you won’t want to miss!

If you’re planning to visit the Reserve this cricket season, we have all the information you need. Simply click here for more details.

For specific details about this match, including the MCC Library Fact Sheet, you can find it here.

MCC Kids Summer of Cricket

The Big Bash is back at the ‘G, and this time it’s all about the kids! Tower 6 will be transformed into a hub of excitement and entertainment for our young cricket fans.

There will be plenty of activities to keep the kids entertained, from face painting to giveaways and roaming entertainment. Here’s what you can expect at Tower 6:

  • Free Melbourne Stars giveaways
  • Melbourne Stars mascot appearances
  • Free face painting
  • Free ice cream and chocolate
  • Special kids’ pizzas from $10

For more details about the kids’ activities, you can find them here.


Tickets for the 2023/24 summer of cricket, including reserved seats and visitor tickets, will be available starting from 10.00am on Wednesday, October 11. You can purchase your tickets through Ticketek. Don’t miss out on securing your spot!

If you need more information about tickets and visiting the Members’ Reserve, please click here.

Match Category

This match is classified as a Category 3 match. Visitors to the Members’ Reserve can access seating on Levels 1, 2, and 3. Please note that Level 4 will be closed for this match.

For more details about the match category and access levels, refer to the table below:

Event CategoryFull & Restricted membersProvisional members
3Access to the ReserveAll levelsAll levels
Visitor TicketsFour ticketsFour tickets
Level 2 & 3 Access
  • Members
  • Visitors with Level 2 reserved seats or a Long Room
  • Members
  • Visitors with Level 2 reserved seats or a Long Room
Long RoomYesYes
Members’ Dining RoomYes – up to four visitorsYes – up to four visitors
Jim Stynes GrillYes – up to four visitorsYes – up to four visitors

Unreserved Seating

Unreserved seating is available for this match, offering you the flexibility to choose your preferred spot. Please note that unreserved seating areas are subject to change.

Here are the available unreserved seating areas:

Level 1:

  • M37 (rows A-X)
  • M38-M39
  • M40 (rows A-M)
  • M41 (rows A-EE) (no alcohol)
  • M42 (no alcohol)
  • M43 (rows A-LL)
  • M44-M49

Level 2:

  • N37-N38
  • N43-N44
  • N45 (rows A-L)
  • N46 (rows A-H)
  • N47
  • N48 (no alcohol)

Level 3:

Level 4:

Getting to the ‘G

To ensure you don’t miss a moment of the match, we recommend arriving early and allowing plenty of time for the entry process. Download your ticket to your mobile for easy scanning upon entering the Ground.

If you’re wondering about the best way to get to the MCG, we have a journey planner and transport option tools available. Simply click here for more information on public transport, pedestrian access, taxi ranks, and more.

Parking in Yarra Park is available for this match, but please note that the precinct may be busy due to the Australian Open. We recommend arriving early to secure your spot. For more information about parking, including disability permit holder parking, click here.

During the match, there will be some road closures and disruptions. Please be aware of the following:

  • Brunton Avenue will be closed between 6.00pm – 7.15pm, and 10.10pm – 11.10pm

Additionally, there may be major road and rail disruptions on the day of the match. Please plan your journey accordingly:


Buses will replace trains on the Mernda line between Reservoir and Epping Stations.


  • West Gate Freeway to M80 Ring Road: Westbound ramp closed Greensborough bound
  • West Gate Freeway: Lane closed in both directions between Millers Road and the M80 interchange
  • Wurundjeri Way: Road closed between Dudley Street and Bourke Street
  • Footscray Road: Lanes closed in both directions between Dock Link Road and Waterfront Way
  • Healesville Koo Wee Rup Road: Closed between the Princes Freeway and Southeast Boulevard
  • Hall Road, Evans Road, and Cranbourne Frankston Road: Intersection closed

At the ‘G

  • Make sure to enter through the gate listed on your ticket.
  • The MCG is a cashless venue, so please be prepared to make all transactions using your debit or credit card. Cash will not be accepted at food, beverage, merchandise, and ticketing outlets.
  • Smoking, e-cigarettes, and vaping are strictly prohibited inside the Ground. Anyone found smoking or vaping will be immediately evicted.
  • Your safety is our priority. If you witness any form of antisocial behavior, please report it by texting ‘Assist’ to the MCG’s antisocial text hotline at +61 409 117 621.

If you’re an MCC Plus member, don’t miss out on these exclusive rebates for this match:

  • 50% total rebate on hot chips, pies, and hot dogs pre-match
  • 15% total rebate on food purchases in the Jim Stynes Grill and Members’ Dining Room (excluding drinks)

For more information about MCC Plus and the rebates, click here.

Please note that flashing lights and pyrotechnics will be used throughout the match at the MCG.

Before you head to the match, here are some additional information:

Information for Families:

If you’re attending with your family, we have specific facilities and services available for families. You can find more information, including the location of Parents’ Rooms and change tables, here.

Multi-Faith Prayer Room:

The MCG Multi-Faith Prayer Room is open to all patrons and located on Level B1 of the Shane Warne Stand. For more information, click here.


If you require accessibility assistance, we have services available to ensure your visit to the MCG is comfortable and enjoyable.

The G’ Train Mobility Shuttle Service is a free service for patrons with mobility challenges. It operates during public events at the MCG and offers wheelchair-friendly access. You can find pick-up points at Richmond Station, Jolimont Station, and the Accessible Parking Area. For more information, click here.

The SEN Stadium App provides a zero-delay commentary on the Hearing Loop at the MCG. Download the app here.

A Sensory Friendly Space is available for patrons with sensory sensitivities or hidden disabilities. It is located within the Australian Sports Museum on Level 1 of the Olympic Stand. The space offers a quiet theater and a multi-purpose room with sensory strategies and fidget toys. Opening times are from 5.30pm to 10.15pm. For more information, click here.

The MCG has hearing loops fitted throughout the stadium to relay PA announcements. For more information about hearing loops, click here.

For details about accessible seating, parking, bathrooms, and companion cards, please visit our Accessibility page.

Website Author’s Quote: “Join us at the Melbourne Cricket Club Members’ Reserve for an unforgettable BBL|13 match between the Melbourne Stars and Hobart Hurricanes. Get ready for a night of thrilling cricket action and family-friendly entertainment!”

Website Author’s Conclusion: “Don’t miss out on the excitement of BBL|13 at the Melbourne Cricket Club Members’ Reserve. With activities for kids, unreserved seating options, and exclusive rebates for MCC Plus members, it’s going to be a summer of cricket you won’t forget. Book your tickets now and get ready to cheer on your favorite team!”

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