MCC has announced a collaboration with the England and Wales Cricket Board to enhance and expand the MCC Women’s Young Cricketers programme.
MCC has committed £8.64million to youth cricket since 2007, of which £1.44 million will be spent in 2012.
The MCC Committee met yesterday and reaffirmed its decision, taken on 30 November 2011, to focus on developing Lord’s Cricket Ground on the Club’s freehold land only, and with its own resources.
Inexperienced trio Jos Buttler, Danny Briggs and Alex Hales are in England’s squads for the ODI and Twenty20 series’ against Pakistan, while Ian Bell misses out.
England slumped to defeat in the third Test in Dubai, as Umar Gul and Saeed Ajmal inspired Pakistan to a 3-0 series whitewash.
Monty Panesar and Graeme Swann picked up 5 and 3 wickets respectively to set England a huge 324 runs to win the final Test.
MCC released the following statement on 5 March 2012.
Sachin Tendulkar, David Hussey and Brett Lee were all involved in controversial incidents during the India v Australia ODI at the Sydney Cricket Ground on 26 February, which brought the Laws to people’s attention.
Younus Khan's magnificent century put his side in a dominant position as he and Azhar Ali turned the third Test in Pakistan's favour on day two in Dubai.
David Warner's stunning switch-hit six for Australia in a Twenty20 match against India has provoked a multitude of reactions - but is it within the Laws of the game?
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