Marylebone Cricket Club

  • MCC no to changing law on 'Mankading', says batsmen to blame July 18, 2014

    London: Batsmen should stay inside the crease and not back up too early to avoid being 'Mankaded', felt the World Cricket Committee while refusing to change the law which allows for running out the non-striker. The MCC's World Cricket Committee concluded its two-day meeting with the panel stating that it was...
  • Jos Buttler 'Mankading' fine by MCC July 17, 2014

    London: Some of cricket's greatest names insisted England's Jos Buttler had only himself to blame for his 'Mankad' dismissal against Sri Lanka. The issue of players being run out backing up was in the spotlight when Buttler was dismissed in such a fashion by bowler Sachithra Senanayake during Sri Lanka's 3-2...
  • Live Score: Warne's RoW opt to bat against Sachin's MCC July 5, 2014

    (For ball-by-ball commentary, scroll down to the bottom of the page) The Sachin Tendulkar-led Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) XI are playing the Shane Warne-led Rest of the World XI in a 50-over one-day game to celebrate the bi-centenary of the Home of Cricket - Lord's. Exactly six months and 18 days...
  • Brian Lara to play for MCC on Lord's 200th Anniversary Day June 13, 2014

    London Legendary West Indies batsman Brian Lara is set to play for Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) against Hertfordshire on Lord's Anniversary Day on June 22. The former West Indies skipper will turn out for MCC in the unique fixture to celebrate the Lord's bicentenary year. Lara, an Honorary Life Member of...
  • Tendulkar savours Lara partnership in Lord's bicentenary June 3, 2014

    Retired Indian cricketing legend Sachin Tendulkar said on Tuesday he is savouring the opportunity to pair up with West Indies great Brian Lara at Lord's for an exhibition match marking its 200th anniversary. Marylebone Cricket Club in May confirmed that Lara will join an MCC XI captained by Tendulkar and also...
  • Mithali Raj stars for Rest of the World Womens XI May 20, 2014

    London: Indian skipper Mithali Raj scored 67 to help Rest of the World Women's XI outplay Marylebone Cricket Club Women by 41 runs in a match arranged as part of the Lord's bicentenary celebrations. Electing to bat, the World XI side rode on half-centuries from Mithali and Australia captain Meg Lanning...
  • Ex ICC chief Morgan to become MCC president May 8, 2014

    London: Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president David Morgan has been appointed he next president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the owners of London's Lord's Cricket Ground, it was announced on Wednesday. Morgan, who also served as a chairman of the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), will take over on...
  • Ricky Ponting awarded MCC life membership April 4, 2014

    London: Ricky Ponting was awarded life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Friday in a tribute to the Australian legend's illustrious career. Former Australia captain Ponting was given the honour after establishing himself as one of the best batsmen in the history of the sport by scoring over 26,000...
  • Brett Lee, Pietersen, Murali confirmed for Lord's Bicentenary April 4, 2014

    London: Retired Australian speedster Brett Lee has become the latest player to be named in the Sachin Tendulkar-led Marylebone Cricket Club XI which will take on Rest of the World XI in a Lord's Bicentenary celebration match on July 5. English swashbuckler Kevin Pietersen and Sri Lankan spin legend Muttiah Muralitharan...
  • Virender Sehwag hits century to guide MCC to a six-wicket win March 26, 2014

    Abu Dhabi: India discard Virender Sehwag blasted a 97-ball 109 to lead Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to a comfortable six-wicket win over Durham in a Champion County Test match at the Sheikh Zayed Stadium here on Wednesday. The 35-year-old Delhi batsman smashed 18 boundaries and a six in his 97-ball innings...
  • Adam Gilchrist to join Warne in Lord's bicentenary match February 18, 2014

    London: Adam Gilchrist will be behind the stumps to fellow Australia great Shane Warne one more time after his involvement in the Lord's bicentenary match was confirmed on Tuesday. Gilchrist will be a member of the Rest of the World team captained by Warne that will play Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC),...
  • Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne to lead teams in Lord's bicentenary February 6, 2014

    London: English cricket fans are set to get one more chance to see Sachin Tendulkar and Shane Warne in action at Lord's after the pair were confirmed on Wednesday as captains for a match marking the ground's 200th anniversary. Recently retired India batting star Tendulkar will lead Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC),...
  • Controversy over Lord's cricket ground overhaul October 21, 2013

    London: The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), which owns the Lord's Cricket Ground, has become embroiled in allegations of "high-handedness" over a planned overhaul of the London-based stadium. A group of disaffected MCC members were unable to force the club to hold an independent inquiry into the collapsed "Vision for Lord's" at...
  • New no-ball rule has come into effect from now : ICC October 1, 2013

    London: The prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club Tuesday released the 5th edition of the 2000 Code which features some significant changes in cricket rule including the most high profile change in new 'No-ball rule' which comes into effect from Tuesday. According to Law 24.6 of ICC's playing conditions, from now on if...
  • MCC backs Chappell call for boards to take over DRS July 17, 2013

    London: The world cricket committee of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Wednesday backed a call from former Australia captain Ian Chappell for the sport's authorities to take complete control of the controversial Decision Review System (DRS). DRS came under fire during England's dramatic 14-run win against Australia in the first Ashes...
  • MCC to celebrate 200 years of Lord's cricket ground May 15, 2013

    London: Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) will celebrate the Bicentenary of Lord's next year with two showpiece matches against the Rest of the World. MCC owns the, which famous Lord's Ground in north London, on Wednesday revealed they will play the star-studded 50-overs fixture on a yet to be confirmed date...
  • Mike Gatting to oversee Lord's renovation May 2, 2013

    London: Former England captain Mike Gatting, who has been named the new president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), will oversee the ambitious 200-million pound makeover plan of the iconic Lord's Cricket Ground. MCC, which retains responsibility for the game's laws and is the owner of the Lord's, is also set...
  • Lord's to undergo 10-year redevelopment plan May 2, 2013

    London: Lord's will undergo a 200 million pounds redevelopment beginning in 2014, owners the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) said on Wednesday. Unveiling the two-phase masterplan which will include rebuilding the Warner, Tavern, Compton and Edrich stands, the MCC said they wanted to ensure the iconic venue remains the "finest ground in...
  • Former England batsman Mike Gatting to be next MCC president May 2, 2013

    London: Former England captain Mike Gatting was named as the next president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Wednesday. A statement from the Lord's-based institution that presides over the rules of cricket, said Gatting would succeed current president Mike Griffiths in October. The naming of Gatting came on the same day...
  • Finn's bail-bashing gives rise to new no-ball rule February 21, 2013

    London: The sight of England fast bowler Steven Finn knocking over the stumps in his delivery stride has led MCC to draw up a new no-ball rule that will take effect in October, it was announced Thursday. From October 1, if the bowler breaks the stumps at his end during the...
  • Dravid to play T20 tournament for MCC January 23, 2013

    London: Former Indian captain Rahul Dravid will feature in a Twenty20 tournament in Dubai in March as a member of the Marylebone Cricket Club. Dravid, who retired from international cricket last year, has confirmed to play for the MCC team which will take on Sussex, Warwickshire and 2011 County Champions...
  • British students to play cricket in Pakistan April 3, 2012

    Islamabad: Pakistan might still be a no-go zone for staging international cricket, but a team from Britain began a week-long tour with a match against a local college team on Tuesday. The visiting team comprises university students and players from the Marylebone Cricket Club. "Pakistan really needs cricket because cricket is...
  • Latif blasts MCC 'double standard' on Pak March 29, 2012

    Karachi: Former Pakistan captain Rashid Latif on Thursday lashed out at cricket's oldest club, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), for contemplating a tour of war-torn Afghanistan at the expense of Pakistan. "I am shocked at MCC's double standard," Latif told AFP. "Even Afghanistan's team don't practise in their country because of the...
  • Undercover stings may help fight fixing: MCC January 11, 2012

    Cape Town: The ICC should consider using undercover investigations to identify corrupt cricketers as one of 10 recommendations to fight match-fixing made by the MCC's cricket committee on Tuesday. The MCC committee, made up of former international players and umpires, said the "mystery shopper operations" would be "preferably directed at somebody...
  • Tony Cozier made MCC life member December 16, 2011

    London: Noted West Indies cricket commentator Tony Cozier has been made an honorary life member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) for his contribution to the game for over half a century. "Knowing the illustrious company I now join, I am truly flattered by the honour cricket's foremost club has bestowed...
  • MCC scraps redevelopment vision for Lord's December 2, 2011

    London: Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the owners of Lord's, have scrapped a proposed £400 million redevelopment of the 'home of cricket' in favour of an upgrade of the existing stands. The original plan, entitled Vision for Lord's, and launched in 2008, was strongly supported by the MCC's Australian chief executive and...