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Lord's
10 Aug 2012

Saving the best for last

For the second time in three years, Lord's replaces traditional venue the Oval as the host of England's last Test of the summer. Lords.org looks at the Home of Cricket's scheduling history.

Edrich and Compton
09 Aug 2012

A stand to name stands after

Modern Home of Cricket visitors recognise the names Compton and Edrich as the two stands at the Nursery End - but the cricketers they're named after had their greatest Lord's moment against South Africa in 1947.

Graeme Smith
20 Jul 2012

Honours Board Legend: Graeme Smith '03

His opposing captain might not have known his name at the start of the series, but by the time he left Lord's, Graeme Smith had left a permanent mark.

Garry Sobers
04 Jul 2012

Honours Board Legend: Sobers

After the great Sir Garfield Sobers was a guest in the President's Box at Lord's for the England v Australia ODI, Lords.org takes a look at his remarkable record in NW8.

01 Jul 2012

Edwards and Taylor made Life Members

MCC has awarded Honorary Life Membership to the two pre-eminent England Women batsmen of the modern era – Charlotte Edwards and Claire Taylor.

17 May 2012

Broad joins select Lord's club

Cricket, more than most sports, values statistics and history in almost equal measure, particularly in Test cricket.

12 Dec 2011

Taylor leads Kiwis to Aussie victory

Ross Taylor became the first New Zealand captain to lead his side to a Test victory over Australia in more than 18 years, after a remarkable 7-run win in Hobart.

07 Dec 2011

Tony Greig - a glittering career

Tony Greig was one of England’s finest all-rounders, who captained his country in 14 Tests.

19 Nov 2011

MCC saddened by D'Oliveira death

MCC has reacted with great sadness to the news of Basil D’Oliveira’s death, aged 80, after a long battle with Parkinson’s disease. The MCC flag at Lord’s was at half mast.

11 Nov 2011

Proteas win remarkable Australia Test

World number two ranked side South Africa produced one of the most remarkable Test victories in living memory to take a 1-0 lead over Australia.

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