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Kumar Sangakkara Named First Non-British President of MCC

Former Sri Lankan cricket team captain Kumar Sangakkara appointed as the first non-British president of the Marylebone Cricket Club.
Kumar Sangakkara Named First Non-British President of MCC

Details:

  • Sangakkara will be the first overseas MCC president in the organization's 233-year history.
  • The wicketkeeper-batsman, whose nomination was announced by current president Anthony Wreford will begin his one-year tenure in October.
  • He is an honorary life member of MCC.

About Kumar Sangakkara:

  • He is widely regarded as one of the world's most influential cricketers and one of the greatest batsmen of all-time.
  • A left-handed top-order batsman, he is also a record-breaking wicket-keeper, although he no longer kept wicket at the end of his Test career.

Question:

Q. Who has been appointed as the first non-British president of the Marylebone Cricket Club?
a. Shane Warne
b. Ravi Shastri
c. Kumar Sangakkara
d. Jacques Kallis
Kumar Sangakkara Named First Non-British President of MCC Kumar Sangakkara Named First Non-British President of MCC Reviewed by Neha Verma on May 03, 2019 Rating: 5

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