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Marylebone Cricket Club

Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) is a Cricket Club founded in 1787 in London. The MCC owns the Lord's Cricket Ground located in St John's Wood, London NW8. The Marylebone Cricket Club was formerly the governing body of cricket in England, Wales as well as worldwide. Many of its global functions were transferred to the International Cricket Council (ICC).

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England women cricketers Edwards, Taylor receive MCC honour
Two of England's leading women batsmen Charlotte Edwards and Claire Taylor have been awarded honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

MCC's 'elite' member John Fingleton disparages Oz fans ahead of Lord's ODI
John 'Fingers' Fingleton, who is a stalwart of the exclusive Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) for more than 40 years, has disparaged Australian fans ahead of the first one-dayer between England and Australia to be played at Lord's on Friday.

No Jeans, flip flops and short skirts for Wimbledon club members
Organisers at the All England Club, which has hosted the Wimbledon for almost 150 years, have issued a dress code for the first time following concerns that sartorial standards among members are slipping.

MCC issues picture cards to help people dress appropriately for Lord's
London, May 14 The Marylebone Cricket Club, which is the moral guardian of cricketing tradition, has issued picture cards for the first time in its 225-year history to avoid any confusion over its dress code.

'Marylebone Cricket Club prefer Afghanistan for cricket tour than Pakistan'
The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has said it is considering Afghanistan as a more likely choice for a cricket tour, rather than Pakistan.

Major accuses MCC leadership of "ditching" of $400m Vision for Lord's project
British politician Sir John Major has launched a scathing attack in the ongoing row over the future development and governance at Lord's.

MCC recommends life ban for corruption
The MCC World Cricket committee has recommended lifetime bans for any captain, vice-captain or coach found guilty of corruption.

UK businesses target surging £6.5 billion Indian tourism market
London, Feb.22 (ANI-Business Wire India): A record number of British tourism businesses are to join VisitBritain in India this week, looking to tap into one of the world's fastest growing source markets and reap the benefits of the national tourism agency's 25 million pound advertising campaign which kicked off in the country earlier this month.

UK Businesses Target Surging £6.5 Billion Indian Tourism Market
A record number of British tourism businesses(1) are to join VisitBritain in India this week, looking to tap into one of the world’s fastest growing source markets and reap the benefits of the national tourism agency’s £25 million advertising campaign which kicked off in the country earlier this month

Ex- UK PM John Major quits Marylebone Cricket Club over disagreement with Lord's re- development
Former British Prime Minister Sir John Major has resigned from the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) club committee, after having a disagreement with the rest of the panel over the Vision for Lord's project.

Lord's set for stand-by-stand redevelopment
The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) committee have revealed that they have dropped plans for a 400 million pounds major redevelopment of Lord's in favour of a gradual upgrade on a stand-by-stand basis.

Marylebone Cricket Club accepts Keith Bradshaw's resignation
The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has confirmed that they have reluctantly accepted the resignation of Keith Bradshaw, the first Australian to serve as Secretary and Chief Executive of the London club founded in 1787.

Disciplined bowling display helped England win Lord's Test: Strauss
England captain Andrew Strauss said on Monday that a determined and disciplined bowling display by his bowlers against the strong Indian batting line-up, helped his side to win the first of four Tests at Lord's in the npower series.

World cricketers' association to oppose MCC's proposal for lie detector tests
The Federation of International Cricketers' Associations (FICA) has said that it "outright rejects" the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC)'s proposals to encourage players to take lie detector tests in an effort to fight corruption within the game.

MCC members don't want women to expose too much in Lord's 'Long Room'
Members of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), which owns the Lord's cricket ground, have reportedly expressed their unhappiness over women exposing too much flesh, and have added that it's just not cricket.

Sri Lanka's Sports Minister orders probe into Sangakkara's diatribe against board
Sri Lanka's Sports Minister Mahindananda Aluthgamage has ordered a probe into wicketkeeper-batsman Kumar Sangakkara's comments that Sri Lanka Cricket (SLC) was populated by "partisan cronies".

'Home of cricket', Lord's, now home to first ever stadium wedding
Neil Nicholson and Kelli Fish will become the first couple to marry at Lord's this August.

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