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MCC raise eye-watering £30m this summer as crucial windfall following the coronavirus shutdown after selling life memberships of the world's most famous cricket club worth up to a staggering £80,000 EACH MCC CEO Guy Lavender says they have received £22.9m from new life members  A further £7.8m in membership fees is also set to be cleared next month The cash injection will enable the £50m redevelopment of two stands at Lord's They have lost millions of pounds due to the cancellation of two Test matches

By Matt Hughes For Mailonline

Published: 14:56 BST, 11 September 2020 | Updated: 14:56 BST, 11 September 2020

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The MCC have raised a staggering £30million from selling life memberships of the most famous cricket club in the world for up to £80,000 each this summer. 

In a letter sent to members on Friday chief executive Guy Lavender reports that the MCC have already received payment of £22.9m from new life members with a further £7.8m in membership fees to be cleared next month, providing a much needed windfall following heavy losses caused by the coronavirus shutdown.

The immediate cash injection will enable the £50m redevelopment of the Compton and

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