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MCC organise dozens of tours all over the world each year, and their latests sees them jetting off to Croatia - or, specifically, the island of Vis.
MCC Assistant Secretary (Cricket & Estates), John Stephenso said: “MCC is committed to developing cricket all over the world and we hope that providing good opposition and coaching to Croatia’s cricketers and youngsters will spread the game further throughout the country.
“MCC is delighted to be visiting such a historic club, which has been recently reinvigorated by the commitment and passion of the members of Vis Cricket Club, and we hope the tour can generate interest amongst a new audience in Croatia.”
Croatia achieved ICC Affiliate Membership in 2001.
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