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Match Info: Sixers v Thunder

14 January 2022

Sydney Thunder fans at the SCG // Getty

Everything you need to know ahead of the GambleAware Sydney Smash at the SCG


Sydney Sixers v Sydney Thunder

Sydney Cricket Ground

Saturday 15 January 2022, 6:40pm AEDT


Fan Zone and Tailgate Party: 4:10pm AEDT

Gates: 4:40pm AEDT

Bat Flip: 5:55pm AEDT

First ball: 6:40pm AEDT


General Public

Tickets are selling fast, with family-friendly prices starting from $5 for kids, $25 for adults and $55 for families. Click here to buy now.

The Box Office at Gate C will be open from 3:40pm for ticket sales on match day. Patrons can purchase tickets until the innings break.

Arrive as early as possible and please ensure you have your ticket ready to scan as you enter the venue.

Thunder Members

There will be staff at a Membership Marquee (located at the Tailgate Party at Gate A) to distribute tickets to Captains' Club Members and provide assistance to Members who have issues when entering.

Be sure to bring your Membership Card to claim your free sausage from the German Grill Haus at the Tailgate Party. Keeping scrolling for more information about this pre-game event.

Please note, your Membership Card won’t get you into the game so remember to bring your ticket too.


Arrive early and pack light to allow for a quick and easy screening process at gates. Please note that cloaking facilities are currently closed.


- Please stay home if you have any kind of cough, fever, chills or any COVID-19 symptoms

- Please sit in your designated bay, row and seat number

- Always practice safe physical distancing and hygiene practices where possible to do so

- As per current NSW Government guidelines, masks are mandatory when indoors (including indoor bars and corporate indoor spaces) but not required when sitting in-bowl


For information on the SCG conditions of entry, including prohibited items, please click here.


There is limited parking at the SCG so public transport is recommended.

The nearest train station is Central, with the option to walk to the ground (approximately 15 minutes) or catch the light rail.

If you plan to drive, there are parking stations (EP2 and EP3) on Driver Ave, as well as at the Entertainment Quarter off Lang Road.

Click here for more public transport and parking information.


Starting from 4:10pm, the outdoor event will be located outside Gate A of the SCG on Driver Ave. Look out for the inflatable Thunder Helmet!

With food, activities and giveaways, it'll be the perfect place for the Thunder Nation to come together before the match.

German Grill Haus BBQ will be serving FREE food for Members from 5:15-6:15pm, including vegetarian and gluten free options. Limited food available so Members are encouraged to arrive early to avoid disappointment.

Be sure to bring your Membership Card to get your food. Please note, your Membership Card won’t get you into the game so remember to bring your ticket too.


Merchandise will be available for purchase at the game, with one external outlet dedicated to Thunder (in the Fan Zone on Driver Ave) and various internal outlets selling both Sixers and Thunder merchandise.

Click here to check out the full range online.


Please note the SCG is a cashless venue. All food and beverage sales will be via contactless card-only payment to help reduce queues and cash handling at outlets.

Click here for more information about food and beverages at the SCG.


Fans across the Thunder Nation can watch live on Fox Cricket and Kayo, with radio coverage from SEN.


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