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One Day Cricket : England v Pakistan at Lord’s – 27th August 2016

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Both England and Pakistan have strong one day sides and will be anxious to win the series of five one day matches. Both sides have flair and attacking players which should keep the Lord’s crowd entertained.

Lord’s is considered the home of cricket due to its long history and integral part in the development of the game. Lord’s was named after Thomas Lord who opened the ground in 1814, The ground is privately owned by the Marylebone Cricket Club and is also used by Middlesex County Cricket Club. The pavilion, built in 1890 is one of the most famous buildings in cricket.

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Many memorable games have been played on the hallowed turf of Lord’s and many players and spectators regards the ground as the spiritual home of cricket.

Visiting Lord’s

By Underground

The following stations are all within fifteen minutes’ walk of the Ground:

Baker Street – Bakerloo, Circle, Jubilee, Metropolitan, Hammersmith & City lines (15 mins)

St. John’s Wood – Jubilee line (5 mins)

Warwick Avenue – Bakerloo line (10 mins)

Marylebone – Bakerloo line (10 mins)

Edgware Road – Bakerloo, Circle, District and Hammersmith & City lines (15 mins)

By Bus

The 13, 82 and 113 routes run adjacent to Lord’s on the Wellington Road (to the east of the Ground). These stop closest to the North and East Gates, but are within a comfortable walking distance to the Grace Gate.

The 139 and 189 routes run adjacent to Lord’s on Grove End Road (to the west of the Ground). These routes stop closest to the Grace Gate, but are a short walk from the East and North Gates.

Train

The nearest main line railway station is Marylebone, served by Chiltern Railways, which is approximately ten minutes’ walk from the Ground. Marylebone Station is on the Chiltern line.

Paddington Station is approximately twenty minutes’ walk from the Ground, for services to West and South-West England and South Wales. Euston, King’s Cross and St Pancras International stations are only a short journey away.

For more information or book tickets, visit the Lord’s website here

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