Veteran Sri Lankan wicketkeeper Kumar Sangakkara said that if Rishabh Pant can improve his skills behind the stumps, he will be in a better position to help his captain on the field.
Kumar Sangakkara will lead the MCC against English county champions Essex in Sri Lanka next March.
Kumar Sangakkara lamented some Pakistan players had never played a Test in their own country and hoped his own nation would not face a similar fate.
World Cup 2019 commentary lineup also includes the likes of Nasser Hussain, Ian Bishop, Kumar Sangakkara, Michael Atherton, Brendon McCullum, Graeme Smith and Wasim Akram.
One member of the royal family has been the MCC president but, until now, nobody from overseas.
Sri Lanka defeated South Africa by one wicket in the first Test.
Virat Kohli led India to Test and ODI series wins in Australia and then an ODI series victory in New Zealand.
Alastair Cook said that he has picked the eleven based on either the players he has played with or against.
Kumar Sangakkara felt it is unfair to label India as being over-dependent on Virat Kohli.
Kumar Sangakkara is one of the greatest cricketers from Sri Lanka.
Ranatunga, who is now Sri Lanka's petroleum minister, said Wednesday that he believed 2011 final when India beat Sri Lanka was tainted though he did not give details.
After India's 28-run win over South Africa in the T20 opener, MS Dhoni joined some of his teammates for a celebratory dinner.
Sangakkara, the fifth-highest run scorer in the history of Test cricket, retired from the first-class game last year but has continued playing for domestic T20 franchises around the world, including in this week's Hong Kong T20 Blitz.
Kohli struck 243 off just 287 deliveries with the help of 25 boundaries in the final game. He said it was a revelation that he can play at a fast pace in Test cricket, just like he does in ODIs.
Virat Kohli has had a sensational year in all formats of the game.
Pandya played a series-winning knock of 78 in the 3rd ODI vs Australia at Indore.
Sourav Ganguly, has invited batting great Kumar Sangakkara to deliver Jagmohan Dalmiya Memorial Lecture.