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Lord's: A family history

Middlesex CCC member Peter Beton discusses a special family connection with Lord's and remembers his Grandfather's meeting with W.G. Grace. Read more

What is the Ashes trophy?

Alastair Cook will be presented with the Waterford Crystal Ashes Trophy at the conclusion of the fifth Ashes Test - but what is it and why does it exi... Read more

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... Read more

'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... Read more

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... Read more

Lord's Ashes classics: 2009

England threw off the shackles of 74 years of history to finally record and Ashes Series Test victory at Lord's, as Andrew Flintoff inspired them to v... Read more

Sign, sealed, delivered, I'm back!

There was a special moment in the Pavilion Long Room after England's victory over New Zealand when bowler Mark Gillespie was reunited with the tour bo... Read more

The power of ten - how Cricket's Crown Jewels was born

MCC's Research Officer Neil Robinson tells the story of how the Cricket's Crown Jewels exhibition, in association with J.P. Morgan, came into being. Read more

New Zealand win at Lord's: 1999

New Zealand's only Test victory in 15 attempts at Lord's came in 1999, back when the Home of Cricket was England's bogey ground. Read more

Downton star at Lord's

Hugh Bonneville, who plays Robert Crawley – the Earl of Grantham, in the award winning ITV series Downton Abbey - was at Lord’s to promote the new exh... Read more
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