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MCC Members Disappointed By Lord's Turnout For Women's Cricket World Cup Final

Published in SportsBusiness Daily Global on 07 / 26 / 17

Marylebone Cricket Club members said that they "shot themselves in the foot" by not filling the Lord's pavilion on Sunday to watch England beat India in a sold-out Women's Cricket World Cup final, according to Ivo Tennant of the LONDON TIMES. Mark Peel, a member since '76, said, "The club could inco...

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