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Coming to England v India?

Posted: 22 September 2022

We are looking forward to welcoming you to the Home of Cricket for what we are sure will be a fantastic experience for all.

We want your time at Lord’s to be special, so please read the following important information about your visit.

Women's International Cricket back at Lord's

MCC and the MCC Foundation are delighted to welcome back women’s international cricket to Lord’s. The rise of women’s cricket in recent years has been exceptional and if you are coming to the match – thank you for your support!  

In celebration of this, they’ll be a number of activities to promote and support the MCC Foundation that we hope will help to raise awareness of the transformative work the Foundation does. This will begin with the finalists from this year's MCCF National Hub competition forming a Guard of Honour for the players in front of the Pavilion at the start of the match. 

You will be able to learn more about MCCF's work with talented state-school cricketers at home and with refugees in the UK and Lebanon, plus the ground-breaking projects being put on jointly with MCC to aid cricket development in Nepal and East Africa. There will be MCC Foundation goodies to take home and the chance to win a cricket bat signed by the England and India women's team.  

They’ll also be plenty of volunteers around the Ground to chat to and opportunities to donate to the Foundation should you wish.  

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Match Timings

09:15 - Gates open - please use the gate/arrival time as shown on your ticket. This will help minimise congestion at the gates 
11:00 - Play scheduled to commence  
14:10 - Interval (30 mins)  
17:50 - Scheduled close of play  

Please remember that Lord's is in a residential area so please leave quietly and be respectful to those living near to us.  


You can expect to be searched on entry to the Ground. Please follow the guidance given by our stewards and security staff. We suggest that you bring with you only essential items or leave bags at home if possible. 

Help Lord’s stay secure by staying alert; if something doesn’t look right, tell a steward.

For more information, see below.

Security at Lord's

What to Bring
  • Your e-ticket (electronic on your mobile device or printed)

  • Your debit/credit card or payment-enabled mobile device

  • A water bottle to refill, sun lotion and an umbrella 

  • Food and drink - you can bring in your own food and drink into the Ground. See what’s allowed here.


If you are at a match and need to report inappropriate, anti-social or racist behaviour, please alert a steward in the first instance.  

Alternatively, you can text or WhatsApp 07401 056737 and provide details of the issue and your location within the Ground and member of our security team will liaise directly with you.

For less urgent incidents, please complete our customer report form.

We stand against discrimination in all its forms and are committed to ensuring that MCC and Lord’s are welcome to all.


Everyone is welcome at the Home of Cricket. Please review our accessibility information for details on safely accessing the Ground.

Multi-Faith rooms are open during the match and are located in the Pavilion basement (opposite the Members Shop) and the Edrich Stand.

For those attending with small children, baby changing facilities are available at the Ground and are located in the Indoor Cricket Centre, Mound Stand, Lord's Tavern, Thomas Lord Suite, Warner Stand, Compton Stand and Edrich Stand. Fully accessible Adult Changing and toilet is also available. Please ask a member of staff or details. 

Please refer to your digital map for directions or ask a member of staff.  

Lord's app

Access your England v India Match tickets in the Lord’s app - your match day companion at the Home of Cricket,

Simply sign in with your Lord’s account and easily view and share your tickets to Lord’s

Other reasons to use the app

- Get real time updates from around the ground 

- Quick and easy access to everything you need to know for your visit to Lord’s

- Get involved and take part in interactive features such as polls, quizzes and our matchday selfie wall

- Enter the ground using the ticket on your app for a chance to win a special Lord’s souvenir

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Wifi is available in the Ground. Simply go to ‘The Cloud’ and create an account for yourself, then connect. 

For behind-the-scenes access why not follow Lord’s on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, YouTube or TikTok by searching for @HomeOfCricket. 

Fans are encouraged to share their photos and get in touch using the hashtag #LoveLords.  

Food and Drink

Good food and drink are synonymous with a day at the cricket, and we have a variety of top-quality fresh food available during the match.

A range of specialist outlets cater to all tastes and requirements, including vegetarian, vegan and halal options. 

We’ve also partnered with some leading drinks brands, including Veuve Clicquot, whose champagne bar will be back this year, as well as Marston’s who’ll be providing Hobgoblin Session IPA throughout the Ground. Our newest partner, Hendrick’s has speciality bars if a refreshing gin is more to your taste .If no/low alcohol is preferred, we also have San Miguel 0.0 beer on draught at several bars.

For more information on food and drink at the Ground, please click here.

Reusable Cups and Water

Please help MCC to reduce plastic waste at Lord’s. All alcoholic drinks are provided in reusable cups for a £1 deposit. Please take your used cup back to a bar and receive a fresh cup with your next drink.

At the end of the day, simply return your cup(s) to one of our designated redemption bars to receive your deposit back.

Please help us by returning your used cup or putting it in the redemption bins instead of putting them in the general waste or recycling. 

Since using reusable cups we’ve stopped over 1.5 million single use plastic cups ending up in landfill.

Please make use of the water refill points around the Ground to refill your bottles.

Lord's is Cashless

Lord’s will be operating a card only policy at our bars, restaurants and shops. Debit/credit card payments, and mobile payments such as Apple Pay and Google Pay are accepted at all tills around the Ground.


St John's Wood is the closest tube station, and just over a five-minute walk away. However, it can get busy on a match day, and fans are encouraged to use Baker Street or Marylebone stations as well (10-15-minute walk away).

Find Out More

For more information, please visit the Transport for London website.

If you're planning to come to Lord's by car, then please note that there are restrictions on parking in non-residents' parking on weekends as well as weekdays in the immediate area surrounding Lord's.

More information on where to park near the Ground is available on the FAQs section of this site, including details of how to pre-book at a car park local to Lord's.

Lord's Tavern

The Lord’s Tavern is open to the public from 11am -11pm, serving lunch from 12:00 until 16:00 then dinner from 17:00 to 21:00. Members get 10% discount on food and we have children’s menus available for £10 that includes a main meal, soft drink and ice -cream. 

Shops and scorecards

Scorecards are available free of charge outside the shops in the Ground.

Make sure you pay a visit to one of our Retail shops where you’ll find a range of Lord’s, MCC and team merchandise including kit, gifts, souvenirs and leisurewear.  

The full range can be viewed on our online store via and MCC via International shipping is available. 

Shops around the ground will close 30 minutes after close of play. 

There’s also a wide range of official merchandise, replica shirts, Lord’s gifts and the ever-popular Lord’s radio is available allowing you to listen to the expert commentary as the game unfolds.

Online purchases can be made from Lord's shop. Shops will close 30 minutes after close of play (except the Warner Shop that will close at the end of play). 

Museum and Library

MCC Museum and Library will be open during this fixture and is free of charge for all ticket holders.

Lord's Father time wall

Lord’s Father Time Wall is situated between the Grand and Compton stands, and celebrates 100 of the greatest milestones ever to take place at the Home of Cricket. Fans around the world can be part of the history by purchasing a personalised plaque to commemorate their own significant memories at Lord’s. 

Please visit the wall and talk to our knowledgeable guides who can give you the stories behind some of the amazing milestones listed.

5% of every sale goes toward helping the MCC Foundation grow the game of cricket both in the United Kingdom and overseas.


If you have any questions, please visit the FAQs section of the site for more information.

We look forward to welcoming you to Lord's.

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