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Monday, 4 August 2014

Cricket Ground

Thomas Lord (1755-1832) founded Lord’s Cricket Ground in 1814 in north-west London.

The first match at London’s Lord’s cricket ground was played between MCC and Hertfordshire  on June 22, 1814.

Lords match in progress Wikipedia

Until 1999, Queen Elizabeth II was the only woman allowed into the Lord's Pavilion.

The Lord's Slope is the name given to a geographical gradient at Lord's Cricket Ground The slope is located in the cricket pitch and runs from the north end of the ground to the south end with a drop of 2.5 metres. The Lord's Slope affects cricketers but not archers. 

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