Kumar Sangakkara: First non-British president of MCC

Kumar Sangakkara: First non-British president of MCC

Kumar Sangakkara: First non-British president of MCC

Written by Staff Writer

02 May, 2019 | 8:51 am

COLOMBO (News 1st) – Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been appointed as the President of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). He is the first non-Britisher to hold the prestigious position.

Sangakkara’s nomination was announced by the current President, Anthony Wreford, at the MCC Annual General Meeting at the Lord’s last night(May 01). He will take up the post on October 1st 2019 and will serve for a period of one year.

Sangakkara is already heavily involved with the MCC. He delivered a powerful and memorable MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture in 2011. In 2012, he was awarded honorary life membership of the club. In the same year, he joined MCC’s world cricket committee and remains an active member.


 

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