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VVS Laxman named an Honorary Life Member of MCC

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Former India batsman V V S Laxman was awarded an honorary life membership to the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) on 11 May 2017.

Key Notes:

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.VVS Laxman named an Honorary Life Member of MCC
  • 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.