MCC amends Laws of Cricket, introduces gender-neutral terms ‘batter’ instead of ‘batsman’


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Marylebone Cricket Club, the lawmakers of our beautiful game, announced amendments to the laws of cricket to use gender-neutral terms ‘Batter’ instead of the ‘Batsman.’ The changes were approved by the MCC Committee, following an initial discussion by the Club’s specialist Laws sub-committee. The MCC announced it on its official website. The official release noted this is an attempt to make cricket a more inclusive sport.