Anjum Chopra first Indian woman to be honoured with MCC life membership
Former Indian women's team captain Anjum Chopra has been awarded an honourary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), along with former men's team stalwarts Zaheer Khan and Virender Sehwag
New Delhi: Former Indian women's team captain Anjum Chopra has been awarded an honourary life membership of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), along with former men's team stalwarts Zaheer Khan and Virender Sehwag.
She is the first Indian woman cricketer to get the prestigious life membership of MCC.
The 39-year-old Anjum played 12 Tests, 127 ODIs and 18 T20 Internationals for India. She scored 548 runs in Tests with 4 half-centuries, and 2,856 runs with one century and 18 half-centuries in ODIs.
"It's been an honour. Two months ago, I got a mail from the Lord's office asking me whether I would like to accept the honorary life membership of MCC. After I replied, they sent me an acceptance letter. Two days ago, when Zaheer's name came up as the new MCC life member, I saw the list and found my name there," Anjum, who now works as a cricket analyst for various channels, told PTI.
"It feels good when you see the names of the Indian cricket's legends like Sunil Gavaskar, Gundappa Viswanath, who have been bestowed with the honour of life membership of MCC," she added.
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