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File photo of former Sri Lankan captain and current MCC president Kumara Sangakkara(Twitter)

MCC president Sangakkara condemns racial abuse of Indians at SCG

PTI
UPDATED ON JAN 11, 2021 07:00 PM IST
MCC president Sangakkara condemns racial abuse of Indians at the Sydney Cricket Ground in the third Test against Australia. He said that said he was fortunate enough to not face racism in his playing days.
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West Indies' Roston Chase celebrates taking the wicket of England's Rory Burns, caught by West Indies' Rakheem Cornwall with teammates, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).(REUTERS)
West Indies' Roston Chase celebrates taking the wicket of England's Rory Burns, caught by West Indies' Rakheem Cornwall with teammates, as play resumes behind closed doors following the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19).(REUTERS)

West Indies win MCC’s Spirit of Cricket award

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 10:58 AM IST
The men’s side arrived in England in June for a three-test series played in a biosecure environment, which saw international cricket resume for the first time since the novel coronavirus outbreak brought the global calendar to a halt.
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Former Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) president speaks during a press conference in Lahore on February 13, 2020.(AFP)
Former Sri Lankan cricketer Kumar Sangakkara and Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) president speaks during a press conference in Lahore on February 13, 2020.(AFP)

Will be very clinical: Sangakkara on players following new cricket guidelines

By hindustantimes.com | Hindustan Times
UPDATED ON JUN 05, 2020 12:08 PM IST
The new guidelines put in place by the ICC fro cricket to resume is something that will test the age old habits of cricketers. Former Sri Lanka captain and the current president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), Kumar Sangakkara, spoke on the issues that cricketers might face as they follow these new guidelines.
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File image of Kumar Sangakkara.(AFP)
File image of Kumar Sangakkara.(AFP)

Options may be to cancel it this year: MCC chief Sangakkara on WT20

By Indo Asian News Service | Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 30, 2020 04:13 PM IST
arylebone Cricket Club (MCC) President Kumar Sangakkara feels that the point of focus should be the virus and how it will act over time.
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Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara addresses a news conference in Lahore.(AP)
Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara addresses a news conference in Lahore.(AP)

Kumar Sangakkara set to serve second term as MCC president

By Asian News International | London
UPDATED ON MAY 06, 2020 03:29 PM IST
Sangakkara who is the first overseas president of MCC, took charge of the club at October 1 last year and he also recently participated in a successful club tour of Pakistan, his first return to the country since the terrorist attack on the Sri Lanka team bus in March 2009.
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Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara addresses a news conference in Lahore, Pakistan(AP)
Former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakkara addresses a news conference in Lahore, Pakistan(AP)

‘Lahore attack provided me with perspective about life’: Kumar Sangakkara

By Indo Asian News Service | Lahore
UPDATED ON FEB 14, 2020 10:16 AM IST
Sangakkara, who was part of that team, is now back to the city almost 11 years after when he will be leading the MCC in three T20 matches and a 50-over game.
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The idea has polarised the cricket world
The idea has polarised the cricket world

MCC wants Tests to remain five-day affairs

By Reuters | London
UPDATED ON JAN 15, 2020 10:44 AM IST
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is set to discuss in the coming months the idea of mandatory four-day tests.
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Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan(Getty Images for MCC)
Bangladesh all-rounder Shakib Al Hasan(Getty Images for MCC)

Shakib Al Hasan steps down from MCC’s Cricket Committee after 2-year ban

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, New Delhi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 07:14 PM IST
Shakib Al Hasan had joined the committee in October 2017, and he subsequently attended meetings in both Sydney and Bengaluru.
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Kumar Sangakkara(Twitter)
Kumar Sangakkara(Twitter)

Kumar Sangakkara takes charge as MCC President

By PTI | London
UPDATED ON OCT 01, 2019 04:15 PM IST
His nomination was announced by the outgoing President, Anthony Wreford, at the MCC Annual General Meeting at Lord’s in May.
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Steve Smith walks back to the pavilion.(Reuters)
Steve Smith walks back to the pavilion.(Reuters)

Ashes 2019: MCC member ejected from Lord’s for sledging Steve Smith

By Indo-Asian News Service | New Delhi
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 04:46 PM IST
The incident occurred on Saturday when Smith was walking from the field after he got out scoring 92 in the first innings.
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File image of Mitchell Johnson(Getty Images)

Mitchell Johnson becomes MCC Honourary Life Member

By PTI | London
UPDATED ON AUG 19, 2019 01:11 PM IST
Johnson, who has played 73 international Test matches for Australia claiming 313 wickets at an average of 28.40, was “blown away” by the honour.
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File image of Ben Stokes(Getty Images)

Overthrow involving Ben Stokes and Martin Guptill to be reviewed in September

By PTI | London
UPDATED ON AUG 13, 2019 04:48 PM IST
Chasing New Zealand’s 241, England needed nine runs from the final three balls when a throw by Martin Guptill deflected off diving Stokes’ bat for a boundary.
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A file photo of former Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara.(Getty Images)
A file photo of former Sri Lankan batsman Kumar Sangakkara.(Getty Images)

Kumar Sangakkara to become first non-British president of MCC

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON MAY 01, 2019 10:15 PM IST
Sangakkara’s nomination was announced by current president, Anthony Wreford, at the MCC annual general meeting at Lord’s on Wednesday.
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Mark Boucher during the South Africa press conference at SuperSport Park, Centurion.(Getty Images)
Mark Boucher during the South Africa press conference at SuperSport Park, Centurion.(Getty Images)

Inzamam-ul-Haq, Mark Boucher elected as MCC Honorary Life Members

By Asian News International | London
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2019 05:39 PM IST
Inzamam, who made his international debut in 1991, featured in Pakistan’s successful 1992 World Cup campaign and went on to play in 378 ODIs. His 11,739 ODI runs at an average of 39.5 places him sixth in the all-time list.
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Rajasthan Royals batsman Jos Butler reacts after being 'Mankaded' by Kings XI Punjab captain R Ashwin.(PTI)
Rajasthan Royals batsman Jos Butler reacts after being 'Mankaded' by Kings XI Punjab captain R Ashwin.(PTI)

IPL 2019: Ravichandran Ashwin’s ‘Mankad’ on Jos Buttler not in spirit of game, says MCC

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON MAR 28, 2019 11:44 AM IST
Ravichandran Ashwin’s recent ‘Mankad’ dismissal of Jos Buttler in the Indian Premier League was not ‘within the spirit of the game’, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has said after reviewing footage of the incident
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File photo of the Ashes urn.(Getty Images)
File photo of the Ashes urn.(Getty Images)

Ashes urn set for rare Australia visit

By AFP | London
UPDATED ON MAR 14, 2019 11:04 AM IST
The Ashes urn will make its first journey to Australia in 12 years later this year when it is displayed in the State Library Victoria in Melbourne, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) announced Wednesday
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File photo of Virat Kohli (left) and Jasprit Bumrah.(AP)
File photo of Virat Kohli (left) and Jasprit Bumrah.(AP)

MCC proposes countdown clock, standard ball for Tests

By Reuters | Reuters
PUBLISHED ON MAR 13, 2019 11:03 AM IST
Introducing countdown clocks, a standard ball across the globe, and free hits after no-balls are some of the changes being eyed for test cricket as the custodians of the game’s laws look to shore up its popularity
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File image of Sarah Taylor.(Getty Images)
File image of Sarah Taylor.(Getty Images)

Women cricketers to get recognition on Lord’s honours board

By ANI | London
PUBLISHED ON FEB 27, 2019 07:59 PM IST
The change is a part of MCC’s refurbishment drive at the “Home of Cricket” ahead of 2019 season.
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David Warner batting right-handed in BPL(BPL/Twitter Screenshot)
David Warner batting right-handed in BPL(BPL/Twitter Screenshot)

‘Within rules’ - MCC passes verdict on David Warner’s right-handed batting in BPL

By ANI | London
PUBLISHED ON JAN 18, 2019 01:24 PM IST
Warner batted in right-hand stance to smash West Indies cricketer Chris Gayle for 14 runs off three balls in a BPL match between his side Sylhet Sixers and Rangpur Riders.
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File photo of Lord’s.(Action Images via Reuters)
File photo of Lord’s.(Action Images via Reuters)

Lord’s gets new stands permission to increase capacity

By Reuters | Reuters
UPDATED ON JAN 17, 2019 12:01 AM IST
The new three-tier stands, to be built at Lord’s Nursery End, will cost 50 million pounds ($64.37 million)
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The Lord’s ew three-tier nursery stand is expect to host around 11,500 spectators, thus increasing the capacity by 2500 and it will be ready by 2032.(Getty Images)
The Lord’s ew three-tier nursery stand is expect to host around 11,500 spectators, thus increasing the capacity by 2500 and it will be ready by 2032.(Getty Images)

MCC unveils masterplan to redevelop Lord’s cricket ground by 2032

By HT Correspondent | Hindustan Times, Mumbai
UPDATED ON JUN 07, 2018 02:03 PM IST
The Marylebone Cricket Club has planned to redevelop the new three-tier nursery stand at Lord’s by 2032 and increase the seating capacity to 11500.
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