Marylebone Cricket Club: News

02 Jul 2023

The Ashes

Australia allege 'physical contact' by Lord's members; MCC apologizes: Details

The stumping of England wicket-keeper Jonny Bairstow during the Lord's Test sparked a massive controversy.

02 Jul 2023

The Ashes

Ashes 2023: Here's why Mitchell Starc's catch was deemed unclean

Day 4 of the ongoing second Ashes Test at Lord's witnessed some drama as a catch attempt from Australian pacer Mitchell Starc was controversially adjudged not out.

Clare Connor set to become first female MCC President

Former England Women's captain Clare Connor is set to become the first female President of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in its 233-year history.

T20 World Cup could be postponed: Kumar Sangakkara

Former Sri Lankan skipper Kumar Sangakkara voiced his opinion on the fate of ICC T20 World Cup.

01 Apr 2020


Jos Buttler to auction CWC final jersey to raise funds

England batsman Jos Buttler announced that he will be putting the jersey he wore in the final of World Cup 2019 on auction.

MCC to play List-A and T20 in Pakistan: Details here

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) is all set to tour Pakistan to play a few games.

Kumar Sangakkara to lead MCC against Pakistan: Details here

Former Sri Lankan wicket-keeper batsman and reigning Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) President, Kumar Sangakkara, is all set to travel to Pakistan once again, with his bat and gloves.

29 Jan 2020

England Cricket Team

MCC World Cricket Committee ropes in Alastair Cook, Ricky Skerritt

Former English skipper Sir Alastair Cook, along with former Windies manager Ricky Skerritt, have been roped in as the newest members of the MCC World Cricket Committee.

03 Dec 2019


New Zealand win Spirit of Cricket award: Details here

Runners-up of ICC World Cup 2019, New Zealand, have been awarded the prestigious Martin-Jenkins Spirit of Cricket award for the best sporting conduct for the year.

Kumar Sangakkara to become MCC President from October 2019

Former Sri Lankan cricket hero Kumar Sangakkara is set to become the next MCC President from October 1, 2019 for a period of one year

IPL 2019: Jos Buttler's mankading was 'legal', says MCC

On Monday, IPL 2019 witnessed its first major controversy with Kings XI Punjab's captain Ravichandran Ashwin mankading Jos Buttler.

A look at the instances of 'Mankading' in cricket

Rajasthan Royals wicket-keeper batsman Jos Buttler was at the receiving end of the infamous 'Mankading', yesterday.

13 Mar 2019

Test Cricket

Is MCC's proposed shot clock for Tests a good idea?

Ever since the arrival of T20s, the longer version of the game has taken a hit in terms of popularity.

Shane Warne joins MCC World Cricket committee

A new chapter has come in Shane Warne's life.

Heatwaves across UK force dress code relaxation at Lord's

The heatwave in Britain has resulted in a temporary relaxation of the strict dress code for spectators at the Lord's pavilion.

20 May 2018


Former India captain Anjum Chopra turns 41

Former India captain Anjum Chopra turns 41 today.

New ODI honour boards sanctioned for both genders at Lord's

The Lord's honour boards are set to feature women cricketers for the first time following an announcement from the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) to introduce honour boards for both Men's and Women's ODIs.

New rules to limit bat size, trouble for big hitters?

As a part of Marylebone Cricket Club's new code of laws, limitations were announced for bat dimensions.

New laws for safety of wicket-keepers

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has positively responded to the use of tethered bails in a view to protect wicket-keepers from injuries due to bouncing bails.

Traditions in cricket we have put behind

Over the years, cricket has adopted many traditions which have become the talking point in the world, like the colorful dress worn by the Marylebone Cricket Club members, tea break in test matches and many more.

Football style red card rule for misbehaving cricketers

According to the new rules as confirmed by the MCC (Marylebone Cricket Club), "umpires will have the authority to send off cricket players for serious breaches of behaviour."

MCC suggests new rules for cricket

The Marylebone Cricket Club, London suggested some changes in cricket, to bring about a balance between the batsman and the bowler.

16 Sep 2016


BCCI to celebrate India's 500th test match in grand style

BCCI has decided to felicitate former India captains to celebrate the country's '500th Test match' that will be played against New Zealand in Kanpur's Green Park from 22 September.

09 Sep 2016

Zaheer Khan

Anjum Chopra receives MCC Membership

Anjum Chopra received an honorary lifetime membership of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).