After looking up an atlas and realising there is more than one city in Australia the BBC has removed the offending (offensive?) sentence. Melburnians lay down you arms, order is restored.
Today is one of those rare days I thank the lord that I do not possess sufficient skill to be a member of the Australian cricket team. To be fielding in 42 degree heat in the middle of a baking MCG is not my idea of the best way to spend an afternoon.