Former Sri Lanka skipper Kumar Sangakkara is set to serve his second term as the president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). He became the first non-British President of the club when he assumed office on October 1 last year. Sangakkara is all set to enter an elite list of people who have served multiple terms.
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Presidents of MCC traditionally serve only a 12-month term, but during the first and second World War, Lord Hawke (1914-18) and Stanley Christopherson (1939-45) both served for longer periods.
Important takeaways for all competitive exams:
- Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Founded: 1787.
- Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Headquarters: London, United Kingdom.