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Cross Arrows
24 Sep 2013

Cross Arrows CC: A history

In his latest blog for Lords.org, archivist Rob Curphey uncovers some fascinating facts as he looks at the history of the Cross Arrows Cricket Club.

Charlotte Goodhew and Rob Curphey
21 Sep 2013

Down in the MCC Archive

Some of the most valuable and interesting cricketing artefacts, highlighting the history and heritage of MCC and Lord's Cricket Ground, are held in the MCC Archive.

Ian Bell's shirt
19 Sep 2013

Bell donates Ashes shirt to MCC Museum

England's player of the summer Ian Bell has donated one of his Ashes winning shirts to the MCC Museum at Lord's.

Kapil Dev
16 Sep 2013

Portraits of India's superstars

MCC Collections Officer Charlotte Goodhew talks to the award winning artist Stuart Pearson Wright about Surrealism, celebrity culture and cricket.  

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.

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