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Thickness of bat doesn't matter, it's the talent of batsman that counts: Indian bat makers

Thickness of bat doesn't matter, it's the talent of batsman that counts: Indian bat makers

The World Cricket committee of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), who are the guardians of the game`s rules and regulations, recommended last month that limitations be placed on the thickness of bats.

Anjum Chopra becomes India's first woman cricketer to be honoured with MCC life membership

Anjum Chopra becomes India's first woman cricketer to be honoured with MCC life membership

Anjum Chopra played 12 Tests, 127 ODIs and 18 T20 Internationals for India. She scored 548 runs in Tests with 4 half-centuries, and 2,856 runs with one century and 18 half-centuries in ODIs.

Flat pitches, not bigger bats to be blamed for bowlers' plight: David Warner

Flat pitches, not bigger bats to be blamed for bowlers' plight: David Warner

Warner, whose bat sports one of the thickest edges in world cricket, said he actually used a smaller bat in tests unless they were playing in the subcontinent.

VIDEO: WHAT A GESTURE! When Yuvraj touched Sachin's feet during Live Match!

VIDEO: WHAT A GESTURE! When Yuvraj touched Sachin's feet during Live Match!

In the match, Yuvraj who scored 132 runs, was eventually dismissed by Tendulkar.

Sensational: New Zealand teenager Glenn Phillips hits 6 sixes in an over

Sensational: New Zealand teenager Glenn Phillips hits 6 sixes in an over

The South African born wicket-keeper batsman achieved the rare feat while playing for the MCC.

Red cards in cricket: MCC to try football's card system in order to curb violent behaviour

Red cards in cricket: MCC to try football's card system in order to curb violent behaviour

Similar to football, a player can be sent off for the rest of a offence.

Lord's Cricket Ground plans 200 million redevelopment

Lord's Cricket Ground plans 200 million redevelopment

 Lord's Cricket Ground is to get a whole new stand as part of a mega 200-million redevelopment plan.

Nepal to play Marylebone Cricket Club at Lord's

Nepal to play Marylebone Cricket Club at Lord's

 Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) will play Nepal in a friendly match at Lord's in 2016, and have confirmed their tour to the Himalayan nation will go ahead in November this year.

Know your cricket rule: Obstructing the field

Know your cricket rule: Obstructing the field

Did England`s Ben Stokes deserve to be given out obstructing the field when he was dismissed for 10 in the second one-day international against Australia at Lord`s on Saturday after he stopped a ball thrown back at him by fast bowler Mitchell Starc with his hand?

ICC should push for Olympic spot, says MCC

ICC should push for Olympic spot, says MCC

The Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) has urged the sport`s ruling body to try to get the game`s Twenty20 international format into the Olympics. 

Chris Rogers` Ashes ticket scheme shuts down: Reports

Chris Rogers` Ashes ticket scheme shuts down: Reports

A company in which Australia opener Chris Rogers is a partner has been banned from selling tickets for next month`s Ashes Test at Lord`s at up to £2,910 apiece (AUS $5,914), the ESPNcricinfo website and the Daily Telegraph reported Tuesday.

Ashes set for bumpy 'sledging' ride

Ashes set for bumpy 'sledging' ride

According to the Lord`s-based Marylebone Cricket Club, still the guardian of cricket`s rules, it is against the `spirit of the game` to "direct abusive language towards an opponent".

Father Time back on parade at Lord's

Father Time back on parade at Lord's

One of the familiar landmarks at London's Lord's Cricket Ground, has been returned to its usual place, with Father Time back in position above the Mound Stand clock, it was announced on Thursday.

Pink cricket ball ready for day-night Test, says manufacturer

Pink cricket ball ready for day-night Test, says manufacturer

 Kookaburra, the manufacturer of cricket's new pink ball, on Tuesday declared it is Test match ready, if the inaugural day-night contest goes ahead in Australia in November.

MCC plans to refurbish media centre at Lord's

MCC plans to refurbish media centre at Lord's

 Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on Tuesday announced plans for a four million pounds refurbishment of the award-winning J P Morgan Media Centre at Lord's. Work will take place over the course of the next two winters and the renovated media facility will be unveiled in time for the 2017 season when Lord's will host the ICC Women's Cricket World Cup final.

Roger Knight to be next MCC President

Roger Knight to be next MCC President

Former county player and English administrator Roger Knight will be the next President of Marylebone Cricket Club after being nominated to the post by incumbent David Morgan at the MCC Annual General Meeting.

MCC unveil Lord`s revamp scheme

MCC unveil Lord`s revamp scheme

The latest phase of the `Masterplan` redevelopment of Lord`s was unveiled on Friday with a scheme to replace the "tired" Allen and Tavern stands in the south-west corner of the self-styled `home of cricket`.

New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests

New ECB chairman Colin Graves mulls four-day Tests

Incoming England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) chairman Colin Graves confirmed on Tuesday that he is considering tabling proposals to shorten Test matches from five days to four.

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Cartwheeling Hamid Hassan an unlikely star of the World Cup

ICC Cricket World Cup 2015: Cartwheeling Hamid Hassan an unlikely star of the World Cup

At a World Cup where millionaires and refugees share the same stage, it is little surprise that one of the standouts of the tournament is also one of the most unlikely.

Barry Richards wants ICC to legalise ball tampering to make cricket more even

Barry Richards wants ICC to legalise ball tampering to make cricket more even

The old game of bat and ball has taken a tectonic shift with the arrival of bigger, fatter willows. When such bats are used as hammers, there's no proverbial cover for poor bowler. This has been the popular narrative so far, let alone the occasional hues and cries over ball tampering.