University of Melbourne Cricket Club

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The Melbourne University Cricket Club, often called simply "University", plays the sport of cricket in the elite club competition of Melbourne, Australia, known as Victorian Premier Cricket. The club was founded in 1856 and played its first season of premier cricket in 1906–07. Known as the Students, the club has won three first XI premierships. Its home ground is on the campus of the University of Melbourne in Parkville.

The club's famous players include: Roy Park, Bert Hartkopf, Ted a'Beckett, Keith Rigg, Colin McDonald, George Thoms, Bob Cowper, Paul Sheahan, Jim Higgs and Frank Tyson.


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