Cricket World – International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson will deliver the 2018 Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord’s on Monday 6th August.

Summary

  • International Cricket Council (ICC) Chief Executive David Richardson will deliver the 2018 Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture at Lord’s on Monday 6th August.
  • The MCC Spirit of Cricket Lecture, in memory of Lord Cowdrey of Tonbridge, has become a notable feature in the cricketing calendar, provoking debate and discussion on the major issues facing the game today.
  • MCC President Lord MacLaurin said: “I am delighted that David has accepted the invitation to deliver this year’s MCC Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture.
  • Since its inception in 2001, the event has become one of the key dates in the calendar at Lord’s and to have David, who holds such a central role in the game, making the address this year is entirely appropriate as we consider recent cricket events and look ahead to next year’s World Cup.
  • David Richardson said: “It is an honour to be asked to deliver the Spirit of Cricket Cowdrey Lecture and I would like to thank MCC for the opportunity.


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