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Captain: Australia Michael Clarke
Coach: Shane Duff
Colours:      Electric green
Founded: 2011
Home ground: ANZ Stadium
Capacity: 83,500
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  • Sydney continues to rank in the top ten of the widely respected Mercer Quality of Living Survey and the Economist's 'World's Most Livable Cities' survey, regularly.
  • Sydney has been listed as a Beta World City by the Loughborough University group, since 1999.
  • Sydney has one of the lowest city population densities and highest living standards in the world.
  • Sydney has served as the venue of 1938 British Empire Games, 2000 Summer Olympics and 2003 Rugby World Cup.
  • Sydney is one of the most beautiful, cosmopolitan and safe metropolises in the world.
  • Sydney is the oldest as well as the largest city, in terms of population, in Australia.
  • Sydney was the site of the first European colony in Australia, established in the year 1788.
  • The Fish Markets of Sydney rank as the 2nd largest in the world, in terms of variety.
  • The Sydney Opera House was estimated to be built in just four years, but it took fourteen years instead!
  • Sydney is the 73rd most populous city in the world.
  • It is also the most populated city in the Oceania region. 
  • Rugby is the most popular sport in Sydney.
  • Sydney’s Public Education System is the biggest in Australia and is known for its high standards.
  • The Sydney Harbor Bridge has been nicknamed ‘Coat Hanger’ by the locals.