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Match Info: Stars vs Thunder – KFC BBL – JAN 08

07 January 2020

Come watch your Melbourne Stars at the MCG this Wednesday night against the Sydney Thunder.

Wednesday 8 January 2020
Melbourne Cricket Ground
7:10pm start

Melbourne Stars v Sydney Thunder

TICKETS: Buy tickets via Ticketek here or at the gate on match night.

Match schedule

  • Gates open - 5:45pm
  • Bat flip - 6:25pm
  • Match commences - 7:10pm
  • Innings break - 8:30 - 8:45pm
  • Second innings - 8:45 - 10:05pm

Final squads


  • Pennant flags
  • OPPO 4 & 6 cards
  • KFC Bucketheads
  • Stars Green-Heart Sunglasses
  • VRGF Autograph cards
  • Wristbands
  • Stress balls (post-match)


  • Stars Truck
  • Face Painting
  • Stars Membership Marquee
  • Optus Truck
  • Batfast Simulator
  • OPPO snaps with the Stars
  • Colouring station
  • 1st time Attendees - Stars Letter
  • Holden
  • Gumbuya World Inflatables
  • Music


  • The Stars Member Hub is located outside Gate 3 of the MCG, open from 4.00pm
  • Please visit the Hub for any membership enquiries or sales
  • You can also contact the Membership Team on 1300 MELB STARS (1300 635 278) from 10am-4pm on match day. After 4pm, please visit the Hub at the MCG
  • Stars members who have not yet received their membership card in the post can scan in using their e-membership
  • If you haven't received an e-membership yet via email, please visit the Hub on match night
  • Eligible Stars members can collect their second Star Mini from the Hub at the match!

The Stars Deck

  • New this season at the MCG!
  • Hang out on a grassed deck area in a prime catching position on Level 1
  • Access a private cash bar + other facilities
  • Find out more and book tickets here

MCG Venue Info

Public Entry Gates:

  • Entry via All Gates at the MCG
  • Gate 2 – MCC Members ONLY

Food & Drink:

  • Food & Drink facilities will be available on site
  • Patrons may bring their own food/drink
  • The MCG accepts both cash and Eftpos
  • Cash-out facilities are available on-site

What can’t I bring into MCG?

  • No pets. Assistance dogs are permitted
  • No cricket bats
  • No BYO alcohol
  • No cans, glass or metal knives


  • The MCG is a strictly non-smoking venue.


  • Toilet facilities are located at the MCG

Transport - How to get to the MCG


  • Jolimont Station to the north (5 min walk)
  • Richmond Station to the south east (7 min walk)
  • Flinders Street Station (15 min walk)


  • No. 45 or 48 from the city – get off at Wellington Parade
  • No. 70 from the city – get off at the Tennis Centre

Train & Tram interruptions scheduled:

  • Buses replace trains on the Cranbourne, Pakenham and Frankston lines (Between Flinders Street and Westall and Flinders Street and Mordialloc)
  • Buses Replace trams on Nicholson Street (Route 96)
  • Alexandra Parade and Nicholson Street closed with major detours in place
  • Intersection of Dohertys and Fitzgerald roads closed in Laverton North with detours in place

Public Parking:

  • $10 Cash upon entry to Yarra Park
  • Gate 3 – 3:30pm
  • Gate 5 – 5:00pm
  • Gate 7 – 2:30pm (accredited and disability only)


  • The match will be broadcast live on Fox Cricket 501 & Channel 7.


Follow all the action via Stars Twitter, Stars Instagram or via the Stars Facebook page.

Filed Under

Melbourne Stars Men

Sydney Thunder Men