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Dennis Compton
02 Sep 2013

Footballing cricketers

In her latest blog for Lords.org cricket historian Zoe English looks at the once common sight of dual professionals.

Women's cricket
14 Aug 2013

How women changed cricket

In her latest blog for Lords.org, cricket historian Zoe English looks at how women may have invented overam bowling and trialled the first non-red cricket balls.

Glenn McGrath
31 Jul 2013

Honours Board Legend: McGrath

Glenn McGrath, perhaps the finest fast bowler to play the game, returned to one of his happiest hunting grounds during the recent England v Australia Test, and talked to Lords.org about his Test successes at the Home of Cricket.

Honours Board app
30 Jul 2013

Get on the Honours Boards

Cricket fans now have the opportunity to live out a lifelong dream and get their name on the famous Lord's Honours Boards, thanks to a new Facebook app.

Dennis Amiss
29 Jul 2013

Honours Board Legend: Amiss

In 1974, Warwickshire and England's Dennis Amiss struck 188 against India to help set up an innings-and-285-run victory as Mike Denness' side took an unassailable two-nil lead in the three match series.

Nelson Mandela
26 Jul 2013

Mandela's lawyer remembers Lord's through the ages

Sir Sydney Kentridge, the former lawyer of Nelson Mandela, spoke to Lords.org during the second Investec Test at the Ground about cricket in the 1940s and whether the sporting boycott during South Africa's apartheid era affected the political systems.

Joe Root
24 Jul 2013

Root's record marked on the board

Joe Root's name has been officially entered on the Honours Boards at Lord's after the 22-year-old became the youngest England player to score a Ashes Series century against Australia at Lord's.

1975 Prudential Trophy
23 Jul 2013

The birth of 'Carnival Cricket'

In her latest blog for Lords.org, Zoe English looks at the birth of 'Carnival Cricket' and the story of one-day cricket.

Rod Marsh
20 Jul 2013

Memory lane with Marsh

Former Australia wicket-keeper Rod Marsh remembered the 1972 Ashes series at the Home of Cricket with Lord's TV after ringing the five-minute bell on day three of the Investec Test between England and Australia.

Lord's 1946
16 Jul 2013

'Cricket' - then and now

Graham Sheffield blogs for Lords.org on a film that shows the Ground during the Ashes summer of 1948, when Don Bradman's Australia were all conquering.

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