THE first woman to head cricket’s iconic MCC has found herself stumped by stuffy members after making plans for a statue of pioneering legend Rachael Heyhoe Flint.
Clare Connor had her idea batted away and was accused of “gesture politics” after saying the heroine of the women’s game should have a permanent memorial at Lord’s.
The former England captain, who becomes MCC president in October, said: “She was so important to where the women’s game is now. A statue or gate would be appropriate and fitting. Hers is such a powerful name.”
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