Stephen Fry has been named as the subsequent president of Marylebone Cricket Membership.

Famed for his work on stage, display and in print, Fry turned simply the second non-cricketer to ship the distinguished Cowdrey Lecture final 12 months and has been a member since 2011.

He was nominated to the put up, which is rotated on an annual foundation, by incumbent president Clare Connor at Wednesday’s AGM.

Fry mentioned: “I’m honoured and proud to be nominated as the subsequent president of MCC. It’s a club that’s recognized all through the world for what it represents within the recreation and to be gifted the chance to carry out this position is actually humbling.

“I thank Clare for this unimaginable alternative and I sit up for supporting her as president designate over the summer season earlier than commencing my very own innings within the autumn.”

MCC owns Lord’s cricket floor and is accountable for the legal guidelines of the sport.

Author: Londonlad

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