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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.

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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.

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31 Jul 2013

Glenn McGrath: "This pitch was tailor made for my style"

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.

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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.

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29 Jul 2013

Amiss's Indian summer

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.

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26 Jul 2013

Remembering Lord's with Mandela's lawyer

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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24 Jul 2013

Root and Bell 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.

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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.

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20 Jul 2013

"We love beating you as much as you love beating us!" 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.

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16 Jul 2013

'Cricket' - Lord's in the summer of '48

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.

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