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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.

Glenn McGrath
15 Jul 2013

All time Lord's Ashes XI

In the lead up to the 34th Test match between England and Australia at Lord's, Lords.org is assembling an 'All time Lord's Ashes XI' based on the best performances in Tests between the two teams at the Home of Cricket.

Greta Bradman
12 Jul 2013

Bradman's finest performance since '38

Greta Bradman, Soprano and Granddaughter of cricketing legend Sir Donald Bradman, gave a special performance on the Lord's outfield ahead of the second Investec Test between England and Australia.

Ashes Urn
03 Jul 2013

Lord's feels the Ashes effect

MCC has announced that record numbers have flocked to the Home of Cricket for a Lord's Tour in 2013, as cricket fans prepare for the Investec Ashes Series this summer.

Savile Row
19 Jun 2013

English gentlemen at Lord's

Leading menswear designers were at Lord's for the first ever fashion installation to take place at the Home of Cricket.

Adam Chadwick
11 Jun 2013

A Portrait of Lord's: 200 years of cricketing history

A new book written by MCC Curator Adam Chadwick details 200 years of history at Lord’s Cricket Ground and paints a fresh portrait of the world’s most celebrated cricket ground.

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