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Tag Archives: MCC

MCC confers lifetime membership to Shahid Afridi

Twitter MELBOURNE – Former Pakistan captain Shahid Afridi on Tuesday said that he was honoured after Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), conferred a lifetime membership to him. The former star all-rounder took to the twitter to thank the MCC after receiving their lifetime membership and termed it an honor for him. ...

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Clare Connor to become MCC’s first female president

LONDON: Former England women’s captain Clare Connor will become the first female president of the 233-year-old Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), it was announced at an historic AGM on Wednesday. Connor, who was nominated by current president Kumar Sangakkara during the MCC s first online AGM, will take up the role in ...

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Sangakkara wants England, Australia to tour Pakistan

LONDON: England and Australia must tour Pakistan to facilitate regular international cricket in the South Asian country, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) president Kumar Sangakkara has said. Top teams have shunned Pakistan since the 2009 attack on a bus carrying the Sri Lanka team in Lahore in which six players were ...

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Stuart Broad to captain MCC in Champion County match

LONDON: Stuart Broad has been named as MCC’s captain for the annual Champion County Match, which will take place against Surrey in Dubai next month. Broad, who is currently in St Lucia with England’s Test team but is no longer a part of the one-day set-up, will use the match ...

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MCC gives umpires greater discretion over beamers

MELBOURNE: Umpires will have greater discretion over what constitutes a dangerous delivery from 2019, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) announced. The umpires will have more flexibility over whether a beamer – a delivery aimed at the batsman´s head – is deemed to be dangerous. It marks a major rethink by the ...

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Shane Warne joins MCC World Cricket committee

MELBOURNE: Australian spin great Shane Warne said he had “plenty to offer” as he was appointed to the MCC´s influential World Cricket committee, which suggests changes to the game´s laws. The 49-year-old replaces fellow Australian Rod Marsh, who stepped down after serving on the committee since 2012. “It is an ...

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Misbah awarded honourary MCC membership

SYDNEY: Pakistan’s most successful Test captain Misbah-ul-Haq has been awarded Honourary Life Membership by the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) for his services to the game. Misbah was presented with the membership at Lord’s Cricket Ground during the rain-interrupted match between Afghanistan and the MCC XI earlier this week. Misbah ...

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