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Sydney Cricket Ground
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During the 2015 Cricket World Cup Semi-final between Australia and India
Ground information
Location Moore Park, Sydney, New South Wales
Coordinates 33°53′30″S 151°13′29″E / 33.89167°S 151.22472°E / -33.89167; 151.22472Coordinates: 33°53′30″S 151°13′29″E / 33.89167°S 151.22472°E / -33.89167; 151.22472
Establishment 1848; 172 years ago (1848)
Capacity 48,601
Owner Government of New South Wales via the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust
Operator Sydney Cricket Ground Trust
Tenants Cricket
Australia national cricket team
New South Wales cricket team
Sydney Sixers (BBL)
Sydney Sixers (WBBL)
Australian Rules
Sydney Swans (AFL)
Rugby Union
NSW Waratahs (Super Rugby)
Rugby League
Sydney Roosters (NRL)
End names
Paddington End (Northern End)
Randwick End (Southern End)
International information
First Test 17–21 February 1882: Australia v England
Last Test 3–7 January 2020: Australia v New Zealand
First ODI 13 January 1979: Australia v England
Last ODI 13 March 2020: Australia v New Zealand
First T20I 9 January 2007: Australia v England
Last T20I 3 November 2019: Australia v Pakistan
Domestic team information
New South Wales Blues (1878–present)
Sydney Swans (AFL) (1982–present)
Sydney Sixers (BBL) (2011–present)
Sydney Sixers (WBBL) (2015–present)
NSW Waratahs (Super Rugby) (2018–present)
Sydney Roosters (NRL) (2019–present)
North Melbourne (AFL) (1999–2002)

The Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG) is a sports stadium in Sydney, Australia. It is used for Test, One Day International and Twenty20 cricket, as well as Australian rules football, rugby league football, rugby union, and association football. It is the home ground for the New South Wales Blues cricket team, the Sydney Sixers of the Big Bash League and the Sydney Swans of the Australian Football League. It is also the temporary home of the Sydney Roosters of the National Rugby League and the NSW Waratahs of Super Rugby, during the redevelopment of the Sydney Football Stadium. It is owned and operated by the Sydney Cricket Ground Trust. Until the 44,000 seat Sydney Football Stadium opened in 1988, the Sydney Cricket Ground was the major rugby league venue in Sydney.

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