The MCC Committee met today at Lord’s and considered a number of enhancement schemes put before it by its Ground Working Party.
Georgia Elwiss has been given another opportunity to impress in an England shirt after being selected to tour New Zealand in February 2012.
Oxford MCC University graduate Ed Young is enjoying a cricketing finishing school experience in Australia before his first full season with Gloucestershire.
Student cricketers have been given the opportunity to secure a first class degree alongside a first-class record next summer after it was announced that all six MCC Universities (MCCUs) have been awarded first-class status by the ECB.
Test cricket was given a vote of confidence at Lord’s, as the ECB announced a new sponsor for the five-day game.
England captain Andrew Strauss expects a tough examination from a resurgent Pakistan team when they meet early next year.
Australia won a thrilling Test match against South Africa by two wickets in Johannesburg to salvage an unlikely draw from the two-match series.
MCC has reacted with great sadness to the news of Basil D’Oliveira’s death, aged 80, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. The MCC flag at Lord’s was at half mast.
England’s preparations for a hectic 2012 have stepped up, with Andrew Strauss one of several Test players joining the ECB’s Performance Programmes.
Former MCC Secretary & Chief Executive Keith Bradshaw will take the reins at the South Australia Cricket Association in Adelaide, from January 2012.
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