Mark Alleyne, MCC Head Coach, has told Lord's TV his MCC Young Cricketers have relished their chance to take on county champions Lancashire in Abu Dhabi.
MCC Young Cricketers (YCs) and a combined MCC Universities (MCCU) team are returning to the UAE for a joint training camp to prepare for the 2012 season.
MCC Women's Young Cricketer Sarah Taylor became the youngest women to pass 2,000 ODI runs, scoring a century as as England whitewashed New Zealand.
MCC Head Coach Mark Alleyne has named a 19-man MCC Young Cricketers squad for 2012, which includes Liam Gough, the son of former England fast bowler Darren.
Loughborough University has announced that former Leicestershire batsman, Russell Cobb, has been appointed as their new MCCU Head Cricket Coach.
Anya Shrubsole, a teenage Loughborough MCC University student, took stunning figures of 5-11 as England Women beat New Zealand the first T20I.
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.
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.
Kevin O’Brien, the former MCC Young Cricketer whose famous century led Ireland to World Cup victory over England, is eyeing a IPL contract.
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