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.
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.
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.
MCC has awarded Honorary Life Membership to the two pre-eminent England Women batsmen of the modern era – Charlotte Edwards and Claire Taylor.
Cricket, more than most sports, values statistics and history in almost equal measure, particularly in Test cricket.
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.
Tony Greig was one of England’s finest all-rounders, who captained his country in 14 Tests.
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.
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.
Andrew Flintoff hailed the late Graham Dilley as “an inspiration” as he led the tributes at a memorial service for the former pace bowler in Worcester Cathedral.
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