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Steven Finn no ball
01 Oct 2013

New Edition of the Laws of Cricket takes effect

New Laws of Cricket come into effect from Tuesday 1 October 2013, as MCC releases the 5th Edition of the 2000 Code - which features some siginificant changes.

Mike Gatting
30 Sep 2013

Mike Gatting becomes MCC President

Former England and Middlesex captain Mike Gatting begins his one-year term as MCC President on Tuesday 1 October.

Michael Vaughan and Geoffrey Boycott
17 Jul 2013

World Cricket committee - statements

Statements from the latest meeting of the MCC World Cricket committee, which met at Lord's on 15 and 16 July to discuss topics including DRS and day/night Test cricket.

Switch Hit
29 May 2013

ICC accept MCC switch-hit report

The ICC Cricket Committee has accepted a report from MCC on the switch hit/reverse sweep stating that the shot should remain a legitimate part of the game.

South Africa captain Graeme Smith
01 May 2013

Middlesex set for Surrey test

Team news and preview as LV= County Championship high-flyers Middlesex face Surrey in the biggest fixture at Lord's so far in 2013.

Finn umpires
04 Apr 2013

ICC to introduce No ball playing condition

ICC has followed in MCC's footsteps by announcing that a new playing condition for international cricket will instruct umpires to call No ball when a bowler breaks the non-striker's wicket during the act of delivery.

Hafeez
21 Mar 2013

Obstructing the field?

Mohammad Hafeez's dismissal for Obstructing the field in an ODI between Pakistan and South Africa brought this sometimes forgotten Law into the spotlight.

Media Centre

New Lord's Podcast launched

The first edition of the Lord's podcast features former England captain Michael Vaughan, a look at cricket's new No ball Law, a history of the colours of Marylebone Cricket Club and a preview of the forthcoming MCC Champion County matches in the UAE - featuring India legend Rahul Dravid.

Mike Brearley

Mike Brearley Post-NZ thoughts

In the aftermath of the latest World Cricket committee meeting, Mike Brearley says complacency is the biggest risk in cricket's corruption fight.

Dave Richardson

Richardson welcomes new law

ICC Chief Executive Dave Richardson has welcomed MCC's introduction of a new No ball Law.

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