The Spiritual home of Cricket

The Spiritual home of Cricket



welcome to lords the spiritual home of cricket fans have witnessed many a miracle here not least an aji toka car test century let's take a really quick tour Lords is as much a cricket stadium as it is a collection of iconic visuals there's father time on the roof the grace gates through which members enter the bell to announce start of play the honours board the long room the dressing room balconies even the relatively new and decidedly incongruous media center there's also the famous slope a drop of 2.5 meters from the north end to the south a quirk that can't be fixed because it would involve too many structural changes Lords hosted its first test in 1884 its first one daya in 1972 its first twenty20 match in 2004 even as cricket has changed dramatically Lords has retained its old-world charm it's home to the MCC the gatekeepers of the laws of the game and the only place in the world where bacon and egg doesn't mean a hearty breakfast but a tie before 2019 lords had hosted 10 men's World Cup games over four editions including all four finals England's 334 for 4 against India in 1975 remains the highest World Cup total at this ground Lord's has hosted four matches in the 2019 World Cup so far and all have been won by the team batting first we imagine both captains will be praying that the toss goes their way on the day of the final and for those of you who like spiritual homes stroll up the road to the Abbey Road Studios a spot that witnessed many a musical miracle don't forget to Like share subscribe and leave your comments in the comment section below click on the bell icon for notifications

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