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A conversation with Geoff Pullar - Part 3

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Welcome back to a conversation with Geoff Pullar. This week the Lancashire great discusses batting with Colin Cowdrey, genuinely fast bowlers, testing conditions in South Asia, and a well intended promise from E W Swanton.

Wednesday, 27 April 2011

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Memorable sixes revisited and a tale from the Tavern

photo of The Trott benchmark.

With a little help from Google Earth, Vincent Miller has applied science and hearsay to reignite a futile debate.

Friday, 9 August 2013


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Keepers of the ground

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Bluebells and swallows all hint at what is to come, yet it is the sight of groundsmen in wet-weather gear pointlessly tending to a water logged outfield that offers the greatest reassurance that summer beckons.

Friday, 5 July 2013


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Rock the foundations - dismemberment of the old Lord's Tavern

photo of Last orders: the Lounge Bar 1965.

A way of life that had ebbed and flowed for close to a hundred years came to an abrupt halt in 1966 when demolition of the old Lord's Tavern and neighbouring buildings commenced.

Friday, 14 June 2013


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A day (or two) in the life of the former Lord's Tavern

photo of Inside the Lounge Bar. Access to the pitch-facing Lounge Bar could be gained from within the ground or from its own St Johns Wood Road entrance - an inner revolving door was locked to keep out passersby on match-days. The staircase above the patrons on the far right-hand side led to the upstairs Oak Room - to their left and just out of shot is the lockable revolving door.

Unlike its modern successor, the original Tavern at Lord's Cricket Ground overlooked the field of play - an ideal location for mixing cricket with pleasure.

Friday, 31 May 2013


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