Sangakkara to become first non-British president of MCC

FILE PHOTO: Cricket - Sri Lanka Nets - Kia Oval - 12/6/13 Kumar Sangakarra of Sri Lanka during nets Mandatory Credit: Action Images / Paul Harding Livepic/File Photo

(Reuters) – Former Sri Lanka captain Kumar Sangakkara has been named as the first non-British president of Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and will take up his one-year post in October. Sangakkara’s nomination was announced by current president, Anthony Wreford, at the MCC annual general meeting at Lord’s on Wednesday. Former Sri Lanka wicketkeeper-batsman Sangakkara, who […]

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