LONDON: The MCC on Wednesday announced amendments to the Laws of Cricket to use the gender-neutral terms “batter” and “batters”, rather than “batsman” or “batsmen”.

MCC felt that the use of gender-neutral terminology would help reinforce cricket’s status as an inclusive game for all.

These changes have been approved by the MCC Committee, following initial discussion by the Club’s specialist Laws sub-committee.

Nov 09, 2020 11:11
LONDON: West Indies pace legend Michael Holding has been appointed patron of the MCC Foundation. The MCC Foundation is the charitable arm of the Marylebone Cricket Club, custodians of the game’s laws, and was created with the aim of enhancing lives through cricket.
Jun 25, 2020 18:06
LONDON: Former England captain Clare Connor is set to become the first-ever woman president of the Marylebone Cricket Club in its 233-year history.
May 06, 2020 19:05
LONDON: The committee of MCC Wednesday announced its intention to offer the club’s president, Kumar Sangakkara, a further year in the role. The disruption to the global cricketing landscape caused by the outbreak of COVID-19 Coronavirus has led the committee to recommend that Sangakkara, who began his term of office on 1 October 2019, be invited to serve as president of the Club until 30 September 2021.
Jan 14, 2020 20:01
LONDON: The MCC has added its considerable heft in matters regarding rules of cricket to the growing chorus opposed to the possibility raised by the International Cricket Council (ICC) that Tests after 2023 could be cut to four days.
Oct 01, 2019 17:10
LONDON: One of the all-time legends of cricket, Kumar Sangakkara, Tuesday took up his role as president of Marylebone Cricket Club. The former Sri Lankan international is the first non-British president of MCC and will hold the post for one year. His nomination was announced by the outgoing president, Anthony Wreford, at the MCC Annual General Meeting at Lord’s in May this year.
Mar 14, 2019 16:03
BENGALURU: In its recent meetings in the city, the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) World Cricket Committee chaired by former England captain Mike Gatting revealed that it has officially made three more recommendations to the International Cricket Council (ICC) to improve the health of Test cricket, the traditional format of the sport.
Mar 11, 2019 14:03
LONDON: The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Cricket Committee has confirmed its unanimous support to the joint bid of International Cricket Council (ICC) and the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) for bringing women’s cricket for the first time in the Commonwealth Games 2022 in Birmingham.
Mar 01, 2019 15:03
LONDON: The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the owners of the Home of Cricket, Lord’s Cricket Ground has declared that as part of refurbishment of the iconic ground’s facilities ahead of the 2019 season, new ‘Honours Boards’ will be installed in both home and away dressing rooms.
Jan 17, 2019 14:01
LONDON: The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), the owners of Lord’s Cricket Ground, the Home of Cricket have revealed that relevant permissions have been obtained by the Westminster City Council for the construction of two new three-tier stands that are set to replace the existing Compton and Edrich stands.
Oct 25, 2018 13:10
LONDON: Australian spin bowling legend Shane Warne was named as one of the members of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) World Cricket Committee on Wednesday.