According to research from MCC and the Cricket Foundation school children in the north east and north west of England are the 'worst losers'.
Angus Fraser says the return of Ashes winner Steven Finn, alongside experienced new signings, can help Middlesex's push for promotion in 2011.
Middlesex’s rising star, MCC University graduate Toby Roland-Jones, says his side can gain promotion from the LV County Championship’s second tier in 2011.
MCC Universities had a mixed start to their First Class county fixtures despite excellent innings' from Loughborough’s Sam Billings and Oxford’s Ed Young.
Former India captain Sourav Ganguly has declared his support for MCCs work developing cricket in Afghanistan.
Young people find it difficult to lose graciously in sport and their parents are just as bad, according to research published by MCC and the Cricket Foundation.
India won the battle of the co-hosts, beating Sri Lanka by six wickets to clinch the 2011 ICC Cricket World Cup.
MCC’s six University centres kick off their annual first-class fixtures against the counties on Saturday, with 18 matches taking place in April and May.
It has taken 48 matches, spread over six weeks to decide but the 2011 ICC World Cup final features the competition's two best sides: India and Sri Lanka.
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