The highlight of our last trip to Sydney was watching Australia beat India at the Sydney Cricket Ground. Our friend Jackie secured tickets for Liz, Gavin and myself. Cricket started around 2pm and went until 9:30pm. It was an incredibly fun time especially when the fans of India began to realize their team was finished and started to leave the stadium(some of the fans were downright obnoxious so I was glad to see them leave).
Here at the SCG you can watch cricket, State Cricket, and more importantly Test Match Cricket during the summer months.
(in the Winter it is the venue for Australian Rules Football.)
Equipment: Sunhat, sunbloc, picnic, binnoculars, and of course the All Important Entrance Ticket, do not forget that !!!
Directions: bus# 336,337,339,340 from Circular Quay. #372 from Pitt Street or Central Station to Anzac Parade, Moore Park, Bondi & Bay Explorer bus, stop #15.
Phone: 9380 0383
If you are lucky enough to be in Sydney when a test match is going on, the later into a test(days 3, 4, and 5), the better your chances to get a ticket.
Equipment: Definately bring suntan lotion, a cap and have a great time!
The Sydney Cricket Ground, otherwise affectionately known as the S.C.G. is one of the best cricket grounds in the world, not just for viewing an international match but for the atmosphere and excitement found.
If you do like cricket and are able to get hold of an international ticket then I suggest you try and find your way to the ground. You won't be sorry.
Equipment: Sunblock and comfortable clothes, you'll be in the sun most of the day if the weather holds out!
Some binoculars is a popular accessory to get a closer view of the action.
Address: Moore Park Road, Paddington
Directions: 4kms from the CBD, best get a taxi or a bus.
Phone: (02) 9360 6601
A wonderful place to watch cricket for the day. Incredibly cheap to enter as it was only £2 for the last day of a 4 day inter-state match. What a bargain. And you get to see most of the top Australian stars to boot. A great day out if you like cricket. If not definitely stay away.
Watching cricket is nice, but for a cloggie a weird experience. Watching the Barmy Army though is amazing, fantastic, the best fun!