Michael Clarke chats ahead of his final Test to chairman of selectors Rod Marsh (left) and coach Darren Lehmann

MCC Spirit of Cricket

Marsh wants 'elite group' to oversee game

Rod Marsh has called for cricket's global funding to be overseen by an independent "elite group" to determine whether administrators are making the right decisions about its future

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Giles Clarke

MCC news

Brearley apologises for Clarke comment

Mike Brearley, chairman of the MCC's World Cricket Committee, has apologised to Giles Clarke, the ECB president, after suggesting Clarke would have to "do what he's told" with regard to the possibility of cricket seeking to become an Olympic sport

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Adil Rashid picked up four wickets on day three

MCC v Yorkshire, Abu Dhabi, 3rd day

Cook fails again as Rashid leads Yorkshire romp

There were contrasting fortunes for two of England's party for the Test tour of West Indies next month as Yorkshire, the county champions, thumped MCC by nine wickets inside three days in Abu Dhabi.

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Yuvraj Singh acknowledges the crowd after reaching his hundred

MCC news

Yuvraj to play T20 event for MCC

Yuvraj Singh will again play for MCC after being named as the final player in the squad for the Emirates T20 tournament in Dubai during March

Alastair Cook pulls

MCC news

Cook gets WI warm-up in Abu Dhabi

Alastair Cook will prepare for England's tour of West Indies by playing for MCC in Abu Dhabi after being named in the squad for the Champion County match against Yorkshire and the Emirates T20 tournament which precedes the four-day fixture

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The rain clouds gather over Edgbaston

England news

Edgbaston, Old Trafford get Ashes Tests

Warwickshire and Old Trafford are the big winners from the latest allocation of major matches with both counties allocated an Ashes Test in 2019.

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A CGI of the new Warner Stand at Lord's

MCC news

Corbett set to become new MCC chairman

Gerald Corbett, a cricket enthusiast and high-powered businessman, will be the next chairman of MCC, subject to approval by MCC members at the annual meeting on May 6.