Anjum Chopra gets MCC honorary life membership

Q.  Which Indian cricketer became the first Indian woman to get the MCC membership?
- Published on 09 Sep 16

a. Anjum Chopra
b. Anjum Singh
c. Anjum Mehta
d. Anjum Kumar

ANSWER: Anjum Chopra
 
Anjum Chopra gets MCC honorary life membershipEx Indian women’s cricket team captain Anjum Chopra has been awarded the honorary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club along with Virender Sehwag and Zaheer Khan.
  • She is the first Indian woman sportsperson to receive this honour
  • 39 years old currently, she has plated 12 tests, 127 ODIs and 18 T20s for India.
  • Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) is a cricket club in London, founded in 1787. It owns, and is based at, Lord’s Cricket Ground in St John’s Wood, London NW8.
  • MCC was formerly the governing body of cricket both in England and Wales as well as worldwide.
  • Since 2005 the MCC has funded six university cricket academies known as the MCC Universities (MCCUs).
  • The MCC also produces a bible for cricket called the Coaching Manual
  • It has an intake limit of 1800 members

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