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MCC Honors Indian Cricketers: Dhoni, Yuvraj & More awarded MCC lifetime membership

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Legendary Indian cricketers – MS Dhoni, Yuvraj Singh, Suresh Raina, Mithali Raj, and Jhulan Goswami – have been awarded life memberships of the prestigious Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC). The MCC nominated 19 new honorary life members, with eight Test-playing nations represented. The London-based club, which sets the rules of the game, awards honorary lifetime membership to some of the greatest players (men and women) of the cricket game.

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In this year, 5 former players from India and England, as well as players from Australia, New Zealand, Bangladesh, Pakistan, South Africa, and the West Indies.

England’s 2019 ODI World Cup-winning captain- Eoin Morgan; Jenny Gunn, Laura Marsh, and Anya Shrubsole, who were part of England’s 2017 Women’s ODI World Cup victory, and brilliant batsman Kevin Pietersen was named the Player of the Tournament in England’s 2010 ICC Men’s World T20 win, are among the 5 former England players to receive this honor.

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Jhulan Goswami, an Indian former cricketer is the leading wicket-taker in Women’s ODIs while Mithali Raj leads the run-scoring list with 7,805 in 211 innings.

MS Dhoni and Yuvraj Singh were both part of the Indian Cricket team who won the 2007 ICC T20 Men’s World Cup and the 2011 ICC Men’s ODI World Cup. Across a 13-year career, Suresh Raina scored over 5,500 ODI runs.


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