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.
Fred Titmus, former England Test player and Honorary Life Member of MCC, has died aged 78 - after a long illness.
Simon Jones has been forced to withdraw from MCC’s squad to face Nottinghamshire in the Champion County match in Abu Dhabi starting on 27 March.
West Indies will be hoping to upset Pakistan in the first quarter-final fixture of the ICC World Cup in Mirpur.
MCC has announced a 12-strong women’s Young Cricketers (YC) squad for the 2011 season - including five full England internationals.
Andrew Strauss’ England need to overcome the West Indies in their final group match in Chennai or face the end of their ICC World Cup campaign.
MCC has named a strong squad featuring Chris Rogers, Rahul Dravid and Steven Davies for the Champion County clash with Nottinghamshire in Abu Dhabi.
The shortlist for the Cricket Society and MCC Book of the Year Award 2011 has been announced - with the winner presented at Lord's on 19 April.
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