Lords Cricket Ground
23 November 2017

Lord’s Fact File & Infographic

Following the announcement of 3 Lord’s England matches for 2018, we delve into the legendary ground’s history and take a closer look at the ‘home of cricket‘. Read on for our infographic and click on it for full resolution…

Facts you might not have known about Lord’s:

Lord’s Infographic

• ‘The home of cricket’ opened over 200 years ago
• Graham Gooch holds the record for the highest score in a single innings with an incredible 333
• Lord’s is owned by The MCC who were founded in 1787
• The United States took on Canada at baseball at Lord’s in 1917
• Eton College have been taking on Harrow School annually at Lord’s since 1822
• The record attendance at Lords was set in 2016, with a total of 113,167 people
• Between the years of 1934-2009, England failed to beat Australia at Lords
• From the north-west to the south-east ends of the ground there is a two-and-a-half metre drop

Written By Tom