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Match Details: Stars v Heat

01 January 2018

Here is important information about our match v Brisbane Heat

Match details:

Melbourne Stars v Brisbane Heat

2 January 2018

Gates open: 5.30pm

Coin toss: 6.25pm

Match starts: 7.10pm

Get your tickets here or at the gate tonight.

Coming to more than one match? Then a Melbourne Stars membership is perfect for you!

Tonight we will be celebrating our Community Services and AIME!

Stars AR Experience

The Melbourne Stars AR Experience will launch at tonight's match at the MCG. Make sure you download the Stars AR App before you come to the match so you can interact with our AR zones on the MCG concourse, and play the National Storage Boom Boom Stick Game!

Find out more and download Stars AR here.

Around the Ground

Concourse open time: 5.15pm – 7.15pm


Make sure you head to the Optus marquee on the concourse area for your chance to win some great prizes.

Optus is offering fans the chance to be involved in their Hands Free Cricket Challenge activation on-field with winners going into the draw to win Sam Smith concert tickets!

If you want your chance to win Optus sideline seats right on the boundary line,  ensure you enter the competition by seeing the friendly Optus staff on arrival. Winners will be selected from 6:00pm so get in quick and don’t miss this one in a life time experience!

National Storage

Collect your Dot Ball cards and Boom Boom sticks from the National Storage container situated near Gate 5.

There are plenty of prizes to be won thanks to National Storage including signed caps and signed jerseys.


If you want the chance to win $500 make sure you enter the Renault Dash for Cash competition by registering your details here.


If you want the chance to enter into the Cabot’s Deck Party this summer make sure you enter your details by heading to

Entries for the Cabot’s Deck Party is open to everyone for the 6th January, 20th and 27th January

Prize includes access to the Cabot’s Deck Party in the MCG, a great food and beverage package and a Cabots goodie bag! The best way to enjoy the cricket is on the Cabot’s Deck Party.

Play Cricket Zone

Face Painting - Gates 3 and 5

Colour-in station - Between Gate 2 and 3

Coming to a match for the first time? Also don't forget to visit our first time attendees stand between Gate 2 and 3!

Don't forget to collet:

You concourse map
National Storage Boom Boom Sticks
VRGF Autograph Cards
KFC Bucket hats
Weet-bix 4 and 6 cards


We strongly advise taking public transport to the MCG with Jolimont and Richmond Stations close by. Flinders Street is also a short walk from the MCG.

There will be a total of 24 additional train services to and from Jolimont / Richmond Station for BBL matches.

Yarra Trams has also scheduled 16 additional services running along Route 70 and 75 to cater for patrons that might drive locally around Richmond and CBD.

Frankston, Cranbourne and Pakenham line rail works

With rail works scheduled to commence on 2 January, seven bus routes will provide services to the MCG/inner city area.

Please visit the PTV Website for further details.


There will be a limited number of public parking spaces in Yarra Park for this match. Please use public transport if possible.

Road Closures

Brunton Avenue: 5.30pm-7.10pm and 9.55pm-11.30pm*

*End time may vary depending on the state of the match.

Stars Member Info

Full Melbourne Stars member information can be found here.

The Stars membership hub will be located outside Gate 3 of the MCG for tonight's match, and will be on hand to help with any questions or queries from members.

General Admission Seating

The below table shows where general admission seating is available around the MCG.


Level 1

Level 2

Level 2A

Level 4

Ponsford Stand

M28 (DRY)

Not Available



Olympic Stand


M54 rows A-LL


Not Available



Southern Stand


M24-M26 (DRY)

M27 rows J-OO (DRY)

Not Available

P1 – P28


Additional information

  • Public ticket sales available at all Public Gates (excl. 7), as well as at the Ticketek box office at Gate 3.

  • Gate 7 is closed

*The above information is subject to change without notice - updates will be advised as required.