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MCC v Rest of the World XI, Lord's

A celebration of cricket and tradition

Jul 5, 2014: The cricket was the centrepiece at Lord's, as players and spectators celebrated the 200th anniversary of a ground steeped in tradition

Nagraj Gollapudi at Lord's

County cricket

A degree in life, not just cricket

Jun 22, 2012: The MCC university cricket system provides a chance to prepare for life after the game while pursuing a county contract

George Dobell

French cricket's Olympic legacy

Jun 17, 2012: A match between France and MCC to mark cricket's inclusion at the 1900 Olympics highlights attempts to grow the game across the Channel

George Dobell

1980

Men behaving badly in the Lord's pavilion

Aug 28, 2010: We look back to the Centenary Test, when MCC members at Lord's assaulted one of the umpires

Martin Williamson

1900

Cricket's net loss

May 8, 2010: Few changes to the Laws have been as drastic or, even without the benefit of hindsight, crazy than the one tried out by the MCC in 1900

Martin Williamson

1810

A single-wicket scandal

Nov 22, 2008: The pre-Victorian era was not one where gentlemanly conduct prevailed

Martin Williamson

Writer to director

Nov 7, 2008: Old Middlesex alumnus Angus Fraser will have plenty on his plate when he takes over as head of operations at the club soon

Ivo Tennant

1877

All out for 12

Oct 11, 2008: A look back to when Oxford University were bowled out for 12 - still the lowest first-class score on record

Martin Williamson

Derek Underwood

'We're riding the crest of a cricket revolution'

Oct 1, 2008: There is a significance to Derek Underwood's succession to MCC president that reflects the new niche that the world's oldest cricket club is carving for itself

Andrew Miller

1969

The strange case of the missing opponents

Jul 26, 2008: A look back to Glamorgan's 1969 Championship-winning season and a curious game where their opponents left early

Martin Williamson

Basil D'Oliveira

Dolly mixture

Jun 26, 2008: Forty summers ago a Cape Coloured South African playing for England unwittingly threw MCC into crisis over a tour to the apartheid republic

Rob Steen

Good move, bad move

May 16, 2008: The MCC's proposal to limit the power of cricket bats has merit; the ICC's decision to trial the umpiring referral system doesn't

Gideon Haigh

County view

The ups and downs of Lord's development

Apr 30, 2008: Ivo Tennant looks at the redevelopment of Lord's, where things could go down as well as up

Ivo Tennant

Bold but flawed

Feb 21, 2008: Why Middlesex plus MCC does not equal Manchester United

Tim de Lisle

MCC lends a hand in Sri Lanka

Sumangela's field of dreams

Dec 16, 2007: Three years after it was devastated by the tsunami, a small corner of Sri Lanka is looking to the future with hope - and that's thanks in no small part to the world's premier cricket club

Andrew Miller

Eight ideas for President Brearley

Dec 11, 2007: Some suggestions for the keepers of Lord's

Tim de Lisle

Redevelopment of HQ

Lord's looks sharp

Dec 1, 2007: Keith Bradshaw talks to Cricinfo about the challenge of managing the Lord's redevelopment plans while trying to maintain the history of the ground

Andrew McGlashan

The new drainage at Lord's

Soaks it up, spits it out

Jul 29, 2007: The Lord's groundsman, Mick Hunt, talks to Jenny Thompson about the ground's impressive new million-pound-plus drainage system

Jenny Thompson

The game's new conscience

May 29, 2007: Why the MCC's new committee matters

Tim de Lisle

1890

Lord's under threat

May 26, 2007: Martin Williamson on when Lord's was almost bought so that a railway line could be built on it

Martin Williamson
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