Jonny Bairstow has replaced Kevin Pietersen for England's must-win Test against South Africa at Lord's.
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.
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.
MCC released a statement (below) today upon the conclusion of the London 2012 Olympic Archery tournament which took place at Lord's.
Nottinghamshire's uncapped batsman James Taylor has replaced Ravi Bopara in the England squad for the second Test against South Africa, at Headingley on Thursday.
LOCOG has reiterated that no tickets have been advertised or sold for the archery ranking events taking place at Lord's on Friday 27 July.
MCC World Cricket committee Member Steve Waugh believes the hosting of the London 2012 archery event at the Home of Cricket will increase the Ground's global profile.
Don Wilson, the former MCC Head Coach and England and Yorkshire spinner, has died in hospital in York, aged 74.
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.
South Africa are desperate for the first Test to start, despite a less than perfect preparation, says Jacques Rudolph.
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