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.
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.
Rahul Dravid has urged the cricket world to embrace the pink ball, day/night format after his century helped MCC beat Nottinghamshire in the Champion County clash.
Stephen Peters praised MCC’s star batsman Rahul Dravid he turned an overnight 81 into a high-class century - piling the pressure on Nottinghamshire in the Champion County match.
MCC batsman Dawid Malan described his 71 in tricky conditions against Nottinghamshire on day one of the Champion County clash as 'a great experience.'
MCC Head Coach Mark Alleyne has declared his support for the pink cricket ball after his MCC Young Cricketers (YCs) played in an experimental match in Abu Dhabi.
MCC’s captain for the day/night Champion County clash against Nottinghamshire, Chris Rogers, believes the experimental format is the ‘way of the future.’
Nottinghamshire’s preparation for the Champions County clash with MCC in Abu Dhabi suffered a further setback - with new signing Ben Phillips out through injury.
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