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History of the ICC Men’s T20 World Cup

Photo Credit: ICC History of the tournament From the moment Chris Gayle scythed the first delivery of the inaugural ICC Men’s T20 World Cup for four, a new form of entertainment was born. The West Indies batter ushered in a new era...

SA20 League: Betway SA20 impresses MCC World Cricket Committee

Photo Credit: SA20 League The prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) World Cricket Committee convened in Cape Town early in February, marking a historic occasion as cricket icon Kumar Sangakkara chaired the meeting for the first time. The two-day gathering, attended by...

MCC World Cricket Committee releases statements following meeting in Cape Town, South Africa

Photo Credit: Marylebone Cricket Club THE MCC WORLD CRICKET COMMITTEE (WCC) MET IN CAPE TOWN LAST WEEK, THE FIRST OF TWO MEETINGS TAKING PLACE IN 2024. The committee was generously hosted by the SA20 league and its commissioner and WCC committee...

MCC World Cricket Committee backs inclusion of cricket in 2028 Olympic Games

Photo Credit: Marylebone Cricket Club THE MCC WORLD CRICKET COMMITTEE (WCC) HAS TODAY EXPRESSED ITS DELIGHT AT THE CONFIRMATION THAT CRICKET WILL BE INCLUDED IN THE 2028 OLYMPIC GAMES IN LOS ANGELES. The WCC has been a long-term advocate of the...

Mark Nicholas takes office as MCC President

Photo Credit: Marylebone Cricket Club BROADCASTER AND FORMER CRICKETER MARK NICHOLAS HAS BECOME PRESIDENT OF MARYLEBONE CRICKET CLUB (MCC), WITH 1 OCTOBER MARKING THE START OF HIS YEAR IN OFFICE. NICHOLAS WAS ANNOUNCED AS STEPHEN FRY'S SUCCESSOR AT THE CLUB'S...

Australia Men’s captain joins MCC World Cricket Committee in support of UNFCCC Sports for climate action framework

Photo Credit: ICC FOLLOWING MCC’S SIGNING OF THE UNFCCC SPORTS FOR CLIMATE ACTION FRAMEWORK, THE MCC WORLD CRICKET COMMITTEE (WCC) RECOGNISED THE IMPORTANCE OF IT FOR THE WORLD GAME AND APPLAUDED THE ROLE OF SPORTSPEOPLE LIKE PAT CUMMINS IN DRIVING...

MCC World Cricket Committee proposes strategic funds for Test Cricket and the Women’s Game

Photo Credit: Marylebone Cricket Club THE MCC WORLD CRICKET COMMITTEE (THE WCC) MET RECENTLY AT LORD’S AHEAD OF THE SECOND LV= INSURANCE MEN’S TEST MATCH BETWEEN ENGLAND AND AUSTRALIA, TO CONTINUE ITS ASSESSMENT OF THE STATE OF THE GLOBAL GAME. Following...

MCC World Cricket Committee statement – “Game is at a crossroads with intervention required”

Photo Credit: Marylebone Cricket Club THE MCC WORLD CRICKET COMMITTEE (WCC), WHO RECENTLY MET IN DUBAI, UNANIMOUSLY CONCLUDED THAT THE GAME HAS REACHED AN IMPORTANT CROSSROADS, RECOMMENDING URGENT INTERVENTION FROM THE GAME’S LEADERS TO ENSURE INTERNATIONAL AND FRANCHISE CRICKET CAN...

MCC World Cricket Committee calls for calm on non-strikers leaving their ground early

Photo Credit: Marylebone Cricket Club THE MCC WORLD CRICKET COMMITTEE (WCC) HAS UNANIMOUSLY AGREED THAT THE LAW REGARDING THE ACT OF NON-STRIKERS LEAVING THEIR GROUND EARLY AND SUBSEQUENTLY BEING RUN OUT IS NOT ONLY CORRECT AND NECESSARY BUT ISSUED A...

Sir Andrew Strauss OBE to deliver the MCC Cowdrey lecture

Photo Credit: ECB FORMER ENGLAND AND MIDDLESEX CAPTAIN SIR ANDREW STRAUSS OBE, WHO FOUNDED THE RUTH STRAUSS FOUNDATION IN MEMORY OF HIS LATE WIFE, WILL DELIVER THE MCC COWDREY LECTURE AT LORD’S CRICKET GROUND ON WEDNESDAY 1 FEBRUARY 2023. The MCC Cowdrey Lecture, in...

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Laura MacLeod named Head of Cricket for the new WCCC Bears Women

Photo Credit: Photo Credit: LinkedIn Profile Photo of Laura MacLeod Laura MacLeod will assume leadership of the newly formed Bears...
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