22 Dec 2010

More tickets released for Boxing Day at the MCG

3:44 pm on 22 December 2010

A further 1500 standing-room tickets for Sunday's opening day of the fourth Ashes cricket test between Australia and England in Melbourne, have been released.

Officials are hoping for a world-record crowd of 91,000 at the MCG on Boxing Day.

More than 300,000 fans are expected to attend the test over the five days.

The highest total match attendance record is 350,534 spectators over a six-day Test in 1937.