AUSvENG ODI: Minimal Turnout of Fans at MCG Shocked the Cricketing World


Just In: The crowd, whether in the stadium or at home, makes the game special and aids in its growth. However, the world witnessed an empty stadium during the third and latest ODI Match between England and Australia in Melbourne.

During the game, when TV Cameras focused on the stands, they were rarely a few fans cheering for their team. The shocking scenes from Melbourne cricket stadium have prompted fans’ reactions on various social media platforms.

The scenes were witnessed during the Third ODI Match between Australia and England at Melbourne Cricket Stadium. Notably, the home side has already seized the 3-match series by 2-0 while remaining dominant during the 3rd ODI as David Warner scored Century in that game.

Even though Australia is a cricket-loving nation and the match is held at the famed Melbourne Cricket Stadium, the low attendance in both of these instances raises serious questions about the 50-over format’s appeal.

The MCG’s underwhelming fan response has sparked a new discussion on various social media platforms about the future of longer-format cricket, and the existence of the 50-over game is now in question, given how popular T20 cricket has become.