Friday 10 January 2014 

MCC World Cricket Committee To Meet In Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi
The MCC World Cricket Committee will meet in Abu Dhabi for the first time
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The MCC World Cricket Committee will discuss corruption, the ICC World Test Championship and the laws of the game when they meet in Abu Dhabi on 13th and 14th January.

The meeting will be the first attended by former Australia international and ex-Chief Executive of the Professional Cricketers' Association Tim May.

The WCC has also never before met in Abu Dhabi, despite playing the champion county there for the last four years.

Mike Brearly will be chairing the meeting, which will consider:

  • Corruption in cricket - Y P Singh, Head of ICC's Anti-Corruption and Security Unit presenting
  • The ICC World Test Championship
  • MCC's links with the Indian Premier League through its Spirit of Cricket campaign. Sundar Raman (IPL CEO) & Peter Griffiths (IMG Director of Operations) will be attending.
  • The Decision Review System (ICC General Manager Geoff Allardice attending)
  • The Laws & Spirit of Cricket
  • Issues affecting players & FICA

The MCC World Cricket Committee is an independent voice in world cricket, established in 2006 to meet twice yearly to debate cricket issues.

The Committee includes current and former cricketers, coaches and match officials.

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