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kumar sangakkara with his portrait
18 May 2017

Sangakkara & Jayawardene portraits unveiled

Portraits of Sri Lanka cricket legends Mahela Jayawardene and Kumar Sangakkara will be unveiled tomorrow by MCC in the Lord’s Pavilion.

mcc museum throwmotion
14 Mar 2017

New cricket game in MCC Museum

State of the art table-top game, 'Cricket Live!' is available for visitors to play in the MCC Museum.

william nicholson
22 Aug 2016

William Nicholson, the man who saved Lord's

The story of how William Nicholson, whose agreement to advance the money to help MCC purchase the freehold of Lord’s Cricket Ground saved it from a property developer 150 years ago.

Misbah Ul Haq and Yasir Shah at Lord's

Misbah and Yasir witness Honours Board history

Pakistan duo Misbah-ul-Haq and Yasir Shah were at Lord’s on Tuesday 9 August to watch their names be etched onto the Lord’s Honours Boards.

Sir Garfield Sobers

Sobers: Lord's century was my best innings

As he turns 80, West Indies great Sir Garfield Sobers has described his century at Lord's in 1966 as the best innings he ever played.

Middlesex T20
16 Jun 2016

Middlesex stars attempt to break 117-year record

A group of Middlesex cricketers have attempted to try and hit a ball over the famous Lord’s Pavilion for the first time in 117 years.

Simon Lister Book of the Year winner
12 Apr 2016

Fire in Babylon wins Book of the Year

Simon Lister has won the 2016 Cricket Society & MCC Book of the Year award for his Fire in Babylon, How the West Indies Cricket Tearm Brought a People to its Feet.

cricket games Lord's
16 Mar 2016

Century of Cricket Games opens in Museum

The A Century of Cricket Games exhibition has opened in the MCC Museum at Lord's, bringing together the best twentieth century cricket board, card and dice games.

D'oliviera Trophy
12 Feb 2016

Basil D’Oliveira’s Trophy in MCC Museum

The Basil D'Olivera Trophy can now be viewed by visitors to the Lord's Tour after it was loaned to the MCC Museum.

WG Grace batting
22 Oct 2015

MCC honours 100 years since WG grace death

Watch a brilliant animated video detailing the life of the great WG Grace, who died 100 years ago.

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