Test Cricket Centenary Print Page
Bronze plaque with reliefs of MCC badge, a kangaroo and lion and cricket stump, bats and ball commemorates the first Test Match held in 1877 and the Centenary test in 1977
|Address:||Brunton Avenue, Melbourne Cricket Ground, Melbourne, 3000|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: -37.82007|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Event STart Date:||15-March-1877|
|Actual Event End Date:||12-March-1977|
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Thursday 17th March, 1977|
This plaque was unveiled by Her Majesty the Queen on 17th March, 1977, to commemorate the centenary of Test Cricket.
Both the 1st and 226th (Centenary) Australia - England Test matches were played on this ground commencing 15th March, 1877, & 12th March, 1977 respectively