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Hampshire won by 5 wickets
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Surrey won by 3 wickets
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Lancashire won by 1 run
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CC tables 2014

Division 1 Points
Yorkshire 176
Nottinghamshire 171
Somerset 160
Warwickshire 156
Sussex 148
Middlesex 139
Durham 124
Lancashire 113
Northamptonshire 48
Division 2 Points
Worcestershire 205
Surrey 162
Hampshire 160
Essex 142
Kent 139
Derbyshire 121
Glamorgan 117
Gloucestershire 110
Leicestershire 74

Domestic news

News from the counties


From the vault!

Scorecards from the mists of Father Time:

Kent v. Hampshire

photo of Kent v. Hampshire scorecard, 1926

Established in 1842, Canterbury Cricket Week is the world's oldest cricket festival. Held annually at the picturesque St Lawrence Ground since 1847, many memorable encounters have unfolded over the years including this three day run-feast in 1926.

Wednesday, 8 June 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


Keepers of the ground

photo of

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


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


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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