23 Dec 2019

Thousands buy tickets for Boxing Day Test match

From Morning Report, 8:53 am on 23 December 2019

It's been 32 long years since New Zealand have played a Boxing Day Test match against Australia - in Australia.

But come Thursday the Black Caps will face-off against their long-time rivals in Melbourne, where last time they met in 1987 it ended in a controversial draw.

A record 16,000 Kiwis have purchased tickets to the test to support their team at the MCG One of them is Matt Fowler from the Victoria University of Wellington's Cricket Club.

He speaks to Corin Dann.