Clare Connor is all set to become the first-ever female president of Marylebone Cricket Club, the news was announced on Wednesday (June 24). Connor will take over from Kumar Sangakkara who is currently serving his second term from October 1 next year after getting approval from the members. Connor’s nomination was announced by Kumar Sangakkara, who is the first overseas president of the club.
Connor stated that “I am deeply honoured to be named the next President of MCC. Cricket has enriched my life so deeply already, and now it hands me this wonderful privilege,”