Kumar Sangakkara set for 2nd term as MCC President

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.