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Kumar Sangakara led MCC reached Pakistan

Under the leadership of former Sri Lankan captain Kumar Sangakara, the team of the world-famous Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) arrived in Lahore on a 7-day tour.

Pakistan Cricket Board Chief Executive Wasim Khan welcomed the visiting players at Lahore Airport.

The team is led by Kumar Sangakara who has come to Pakistan after 11 years while the team of Marylebone Cricket Club has arrived in Pakistan after 48 years.

The historic Lord’s Cricket Ground in England is owned by the Marylebone Cricket Club and the Marylebone Club is also known as a Cricket Law.

Kumar Sangakara along with Chief Executive Wasim Khan held a press conference at Gaddafi Stadium this afternoon after which the MCC team did a practice session.

The MCC team will play four matches in Lahore on tour. The Twenty20 match between Lahore Qalandars and MCC teams will be played at Gaddafi Stadium tomorrow.

MCC will play one-day matches against Pakistan Shaheens on February 16, Northern on February 17 and the T20 match against the Multan Sultans on February 19. All remaining three matches will be played at Aitchison College.