*ISLAMABAD - Pakistan batting great and current cricket chief selector was elected as honorary life members of the historic Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) in recognition of their outstanding achievements in cricket.*
Inzamam has represented Pakistan in 119 Test Matches, captaining them from 2001-07 and scoring 8,829 runs at an average of 50.16, featuring 25 centuries. The Multan-born made his international debut in 1991, and was one of the pivotal members in Pakistan’s successful 1992 World Cup campaign and going on to play in 378 ODIs. The former captain has also amassed 11,739 ODI runs, made at an average of 39.5, and is placed sixth at the all-time list.
“Since his retirement in 2007, Inzamam had a spell as Head Coach of Afghanistan, before becoming Pakistan’s Chief Selector in 2016. In becoming an Honorary Life Member of MCC, he joins a number of fellow Pakistani greats, including Imran Khan, Wasim Akram, Waqar Younis and Shahid Afridi,” stated MCC.
Meanwhile, former South Africa wicketkeeper-batsman Mark Boucher too was awarded life membership by MCC. Boucher became the first wicketkeeper to take 500 catches in the Test cricket.