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MCC set for French leave

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While France has fallen for the charms of football and rugby despite their Anglo-Saxon origins, the "je ne sais quoi" of cricket has never taken hold on the other side of the Channel in quite the same way. 

The flag of St George is seen flying in front of the MCC logo on the members pavilion during the first Test between the West Indies and England at Lords cricket ground in London, on May 21, 2012.

But that won't deter Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) from sending its latest side to France on Sunday as part of its ongoing mission to spread cricket round the world, and not just in the countries and lands of the former British Empire which provide its leading Test match nations.

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