Proteas

Mark Boucher honoured by 'home of cricket'

2019-04-12 11:42
Mark Boucher (Gallo Images)

Cape Town - Former Proteas wicketkeeper Mark Boucher has been made an honorary life member of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).

One of the great institutions in cricket, the MCC announced the news on the Lord's official website on Friday. 

The accolade, according to the website, is awarded to those "in recognition of their outstanding achievements in cricket."

Boucher was honoured alongside former Pakistan captain Inzamam-ul-Haq. 

Now head coach of the Titans, Boucher was the first gloveman to take 500 catches in Test cricket.

He his debut in 1997, he went on to play 146 Test Matches for the Proteas, scoring 5 498 runs, taking 530 catches and 23 stumpings.

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