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MCC has awarded former West Indian cricket captain Brian Lara Honorary Life Membership of the Club.
Lara’s invitation acknowledges his exceptional contribution to the game, which includes representing the
President of MCC, Mike Griffith, said:
“It was a great honour for me, on behalf of the MCC Committee, to offer Honorary Life Membership to Brian Lara in recognition of an outstanding career. He was a true great of the game who re-wrote the record books with his incredible scoring feats.
“MCC is delighted that Brian has joined the Club, it was lovely to see him at Lord’s today and I very much look forward to welcoming him back to the Ground in the future.”
Honorary Life Membership is awarded by the MCC Committee to individuals in recognition of the service they have given to the cricket and projects surrounding the game, often over a very long period. There are now more than 300 Honorary Life Members of MCC out of a total Full Membership of 18,000.
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