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Australia's largest scoreboards unveiled at MCG

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Published: Monday, December 16, 2013, 15:11 [IST]
 
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Australia's largest scoreboards unveiled

Melbourne, Dec 16: The Melbourne Cricket Ground (MCG) today unveiled Australia's largest scoreboards as the venue prepares to host the ICC Cricket World Cup 2015 final.

Two new, state-of-the-art scoreboards were unveiled today at MCG, the official website for the ground said on Monday.

These will be the largest scoreboards at an Australian sports stadium. The LED high-definition scoreboards are each 25.24 metres wide and 13.17 metres high or approximately 332 quare metres, MCG website added.

"We are thrilled to have the scoreboards installed in time for our first BBL match this Friday and the upcoming Boxing Day Test," Melbourne Cricket Club CEO Stephen Gough said.

MCG will host the fourth Ashes Test between Australia and England from December 26.

"We thank Daktronics for providing the scoreboards, which will significantly enrich the experience of watching sport at the MCG," Gough said.

The new 332 square metres scoreboards are the largest in the country (stats from MCG website)

Sydney Cricket Ground - approximately 275 square metres

ANZ Stadium - approximately 230 square metres

Metricon Stadium - approximately 190 square metres

Adelaide Oval - approximately 175 square metres

NIB Stadium - approximately 110 square metres

Etihad Stadium - approximately 90 square metres (currently being installed)

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