Sydney’s most famous sporting arena is the SCG(Sydney Cricket Ground), which is the home of cricket, Aussie rules football and some rugby events that take place in the Australian city. The stadium is owned by the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust, it was opened in 1848 and has a capacity of 48,000. The multi-sport arena is most commonly known for the cricket that has been held on the ground over the years, it is a permanent fixture in the Ashes Cricket Series. The ground has been recently redeveloped but its players and ladies pavilions have always gone untouched, meaning for some history and nostalgia amongst the magnificent modern stands.
The closest train station to the cricket ground is ‘Central’ station, which is a 10-minute walk away. The cricket ground has a local bus station in ‘Moore Park’ bus station, get on any bus heading there.
Opening Times and Admission
The best way to experience the cricket ground is by attending an event there. Cricket matches are played throughout the summer with rugby and Aussie rules matches are played in the autumn, winter and springs months.