Former England skipper Mike Gatting appointed MCC president

MCC - who revised the laws of cricket in 1788, reissue them from time to time and hold the copyright to them - will celebrate the Bicentenary of Lord's in 2014, and Middlesex the 150th anniversary of its formation.

updated: May 02, 2013 10:30 IST
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London: Former England captain Mike Gatting was on Wednesday named president of the historic Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

The 55-year-old, who played his county cricket for Middlesex whose home is the MCC-owned Lord's Ground, will assume his duties on October 1.

He was chosen by the current president, Mike Griffith, who announced the appointment at the Club's AGM this afternoon.

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