Former India batsman V V S Laxman was awarded an honorary life membership to the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on 11 May 2017.
Laxman is the fifth Indian to receive the honour, after Sachin Tendulkar, Rahul Dravid, Sourav Ganguly and Zaheer Khan.
- He was born on 1stNovember 1974 and his full name is Vangipurapu Venkata Sai Laxman.
- In 2002, he was named one of Wisden’s five Cricketers of the Year.
- In 2011, he was awarded the Padma Shri award.
- He was a right-hand batsman, who played mostly in the lower middle order.
- In 2012, he retired from international cricket.
About Marylebone Cricket Club
Marylebone Cricket Club founded in 1787.It is a cricket club of London.
- It was formerly the governing body of cricket both in England and Wales as well as worldwide.
- In 1993, many of its global functions were transferred to the International Cricket Council (ICC) and its English governance passed to the Test and County Cricket Board (TCCB) at the same time.