Sunday, April 6, 2014

LIFE TIME MCC MEMBERSHIP OFFERED TO AUSTRALIAN CRICKET LEGEND RICKY PONTING

 LIFE TIME MCC MEMBERSHIP OFFERED TO AUSTRALIAN CRICKET LEGEND RICKY PONTING

Previous Australia chief Ponting was given the honor in the wake of securing himself as one of the best batsmen in the historical backdrop of the game by scoring in excess of 26,000 runs in all manifestations of the amusement and averaging 51.85 in 168 Test matches.

The 39-year-old, who resigned from all manifestations of cricket in October a year ago, hit 41 Test hundreds of years, played in 375 one-day internationals and won three World Cups with Australia.

Ponting is the 33rd Australian to get the honor, joining any semblance of Dennis Lillee, Allan Border and Glenn Mcgrath on a desired rundown of previous global cricketers.

MCC Head of Cricket John Stephenson gave Ponting his participation pass and tie throughout a late visit to Lord's, the world-celebrated London ground possessed by MCC and viewed as the home of cricket.

Identifying with Lords.org, Ponting said: "It's fabulous to be given Honorary Life Membership of MCC. I've committed my life to playing cricket and its extraordinary to be distinguished by a club as pleased as MCC.

"Right away I'll have the capacity to come and sit around the Members and delight in a Test match which will be a decent thing to do."

Privileged Life Membership is honored by the MCC Committee to people in distinguishment of the administration they have provided for the cricket and undertakings encompassing the amusement.

There are presently more than 300 Honorary Life Members of MCC out of an aggregate full Membership of 18,000.