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Inzamam-ul-Haq, Mark Boucher enlisted as Honorary Life Members of MCC


Inzamam-ul-Haq and Mark Boucher on Friday were enlisted as the Honorary Life Members of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

former South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Boucher was the first gloves man to take 500 catches in the longest format. Having made his debut in 1997, 42-year-old went on to play 146 Test matches, scoring 5,498 runs, taking 530 catches and 23 stumpings. In 290 ODIs, Boucher made 4,523 runs, taking 395 catches and claiming 21 stumpings. He holds the combined-format international record for wicket-keeping dismissals — 998 in total. Boucher has joined his countrymen Allan Donald, Jonty Rhodes, Shaun Pollock and Daryl Cullinan as an Honorary Life Member of MCC.

For their outstanding achievement in the game, Pakistan’s former middle order batsman Inzamam-ul-Haq and South Africa’s wicket keeper Mark Boucher achieved the recognition.

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The 49 year old Inzamam has now joined fellow Pakistan cricketers — Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Shahid Afridi — as an Honorary Life Member of MCC.

Making his debut in the year of 1999, Inzamam played 119 Test matches and scored 8,829 runs at an average of 50.16. He marked 25 centuries.

Nicknamed as Inzy, the bulky batsman captained the side from 2001 to 2007.

He was one of the members of Pakistan’s World Cup winning team in 1992. Inzamam featured in 378 ODIs, scoring 11,739 runs at an average of 39.5.

After retiring from international cricket in 2007, Inzamam coached Afghanistan national team. He then became Pakistan’s chief selector in 2016.

On the other side, former South African wicket keeper batsman Boucher was the first gloves man to take 500 catches in the longest format.

Inzamam-ul-Haq, Mark Boucher enlisted as Honorary Life Members of MCC

Making his debut in 1997, the 42 year old went on to play 146 Test matches, scoring 5,498 runs, taking 530 catches and 23 stumpings. In 290 ODIs, Boucher made 4,523 runs, taking 395 catches and claiming 21 stumpings.

He holds the record of most dismissals across the format of the game which is 998 in total.

Boucher has joined his countrymen Allan Donald, Jonty Rhodes, Shaun Pollock and Daryl Cullinan as an Honorary Life Member of MCC.

 

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