KEEPING LORD'S WORLD CLASS
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Former England Batsman Dennis Amiss signaled the start of England’s Test Match summer at Lord’s on 16 May by ringing the famous bell in the Bowlers’ Bar.
“It’s always a very special occasion," he told Lord's TV.
"Especially the first day of a Test Match and to ring the bell is very nice for for us.”
Amiss back at Lord's
Amiss said he would be 'box hopping' during the Test Match on invitation from former players and dignitaries and expects a “good crowd, a good wicket and a wonderful atmosphere.”
In 1974, the former Warwickshire batsman, hit 188 against India at Lord’s, his highest score at the ground, to get his name on the famous Lord's Honours Boards.
Amiss also scored an impressive century at Lord's in the inaugral World Cup when he notched up 137 of just 147 balls, also against India.
Amiss played 50 Test matches and 18 One-dayers for England.