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The A41 is a major trunk road in England that links London and Birkenhead, although it has now in parts been superseded by motorways.
Andrew John Strauss (born 2 March 1977) is a former English cricketer who played all formats of the game internationally, captaining England in all three.
Arthur Haygarth (4 August 1825 – 1 May 1903) was a noted amateur cricketer who became one of cricket's most significant historians.
The Artillery Ground in Finsbury is an open space originally set aside for archery and later known also as a cricket venue.
Backgammon is one of the oldest known board games.
Baker Street is a street in the Marylebone district of the City of Westminster in London.
Cambridge University Cricket Club, first recorded in 1817, is the representative cricket club for students of the University of Cambridge.
Cardiff South Wales MCC University, formerly Cardiff University Centre of Cricketing Excellence, commonly abbreviated to Cardiff MCCU, is one of six University Centres of Cricketing Excellence supported by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
Charles Lennox, 4th Duke of Richmond, 4th Duke of Lennox, 4th Duke of Aubigny, (9 December 1764 – 28 August 1819) was a Scottish peer, soldier, politician, and Governor General of British North America.
Charlotte Marie Edwards CBE (born 17 December 1979) is an English former professional cricketer who was captain of the England women's team.
Chess is a two-player strategy board game played on a chessboard, a checkered gameboard with 64 squares arranged in an 8×8 grid.
Contract bridge, or simply bridge, is a trick-taking card game using a standard 52-card deck.
The County Championship, currently known as the Specsavers County Championship for sponsorship reasons, is the domestic first-class cricket competition in England and Wales and is organised by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB).
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
Derek Leslie Underwood (born 8 June 1945) is an English former international cricketer, and a former President of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
Dorset Square is a garden square in Marylebone, London.
Duncan Andrew Gwynne Fletcher (born 27 September 1948) is a Zimbabwean ex-cricketer and the former coach of the Indian cricket team.
Durham MCC University (previously known as Durham University Centre of Cricketing Excellence) is a cricket coaching centre based at Durham University in Durham, County Durham, England, and the name under which the university's cricket team plays.
Ernest William Swanton (11 February 1907 – 22 January 2000) was an English journalist and author, chiefly known for being a cricket writer and commentator under his initials, E. W. Swanton.
Elizabeth II (Elizabeth Alexandra Mary; born 21 April 1926) is Queen of the United Kingdom and the other Commonwealth realms.
The England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) is the governing body of cricket in England and Wales.
The England cricket team represents England and Wales (and, until 1992, also Scotland) in international cricket.
The English cricket team's tour to Australia in 1903–04 was the first time the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) took over responsibility for sponsoring and arranging an overseas tour representing England.
A cricket team from England, organised by the Marylebone Cricket Club, toured India and Sri Lanka in the 1976-77 cricket season.
The England national cricket team toured New Zealand in February and March 1997 and played a three-match Test series against the New Zealand national cricket team.
ESPNcricinfo (formerly known as Cricinfo or CricInfo) is a sports news website exclusively for the game of cricket.
Eyre's tunnel or Lisson Grove Tunnel is a short canal tunnel on the Regent's Canal that passes under Lisson Grove in St John's Wood, north London and opened in 1816.
First-class cricket is an official classification of the highest-standard international or domestic matches in the sport of cricket.
George Bent Buckley (1885 – 26 April 1962) was an English surgeon and a celebrated cricket historian and an authority on the early days of the game.
George Finch, 9th Earl of Winchilsea (4 November 1752 – 2 August 1826) was an important figure in the history of cricket.
Gin is liquor which derives its predominant flavour from juniper berries (Juniperus communis).
Golf is a club-and-ball sport in which players use various clubs to hit balls into a series of holes on a course in as few strokes as possible.
Goodwood House is a country house and estate of covering in Westhampnett, Chichester, West Sussex, England.
The Hambledon Club was a social club that is famous for its organisation of 18th century cricket matches.
Henry William Forster, 1st Baron Forster, (31 January 1866 – 15 January 1936) was a British politician who served as the seventh Governor-General of Australia, in office from 1920 to 1925.
The International Cricket Council (ICC) is the international governing body of cricket.
Islington is a district in Greater London, England, and part of the London Borough of Islington.
J&W Nicholson & Co was a London-based wine and spirits company founded by two brothers from the famous Nicholson gin family: John Nicholson (1778-1846) and William Nicholson (1780-1857) based in Clerkenwell.
Sir John Major (born 29 March 1943) is a British politician who served as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Conservative Party from 1990 to 1997.
Keith Bradshaw (born Hobart, Tasmania 2 October 1963) is an Australian cricketer, accountant and administrator.
The Laws of Cricket is a code which specifies the rules of the game of cricket worldwide.
Leeds/Bradford MCC University, formerly Leeds/Bradford University Centre of Cricketing Excellence, commonly abbreviated to Leeds/Bradford MCCU, is one of six University Centres of Cricketing Excellence supported by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
Lisson Grove is a district and a street of the City of Westminster, London, just to the north of the city ring road.
The purpose of this list is to identify all historically significant English cricket clubs and teams which played in matches that had either important or first-class status.
London is the capital and most populous city of England and the United Kingdom.
The original London Cricket Club was formed by 1722 and was one of the foremost clubs in English cricket over the next four decades, holding important match status.
Lord's Cricket Ground, commonly known simply as Lord's, is a cricket venue in St John's Wood, London.
Lord's Middle Ground was a cricket venue in London that was established by Thomas Lord in 1811.
Lord's Old Ground was a cricket venue in London that was established by Thomas Lord in 1787.
The Lord's Pavilion is a cricket pavilion at Lord's Cricket Ground in London, England.
Loughborough MCC University (previously known as Loughborough University Centre of Cricketing Excellence) is a cricket coaching centre based at Loughborough University in Loughborough, Leicestershire, England, and the name under which the university's cricket team plays.
Martin Bladen Hawke, 7th Baron Hawke (16 August 1860 – 10 October 1938), generally known as Lord Hawke, was an English amateur cricketer active from 1881 to 1911 who played for Yorkshire and England.
Marylebone station is a Central London railway terminus and connected London Underground station in the Marylebone area of the City of Westminster.
The MCC Coaching Manual is the popular name for The MCC Cricket Coaching Book, a manual of cricket skills produced by the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC).
The metre (British spelling and BIPM spelling) or meter (American spelling) (from the French unit mètre, from the Greek noun μέτρον, "measure") is the base unit of length in some metric systems, including the International System of Units (SI).
Middlesex county cricket teams have been traced back to the 18th century but the county's involvement in cricket goes back much further than that.
Michael William Gatting OBE (born 6 June 1957) is an English former cricketer, who played first-class cricket for Middlesex (1975–1998; captain 1983–1997) and for England from 1977 to 1995, captaining the national side in twenty-three Test matches between 1986 and 1988.
The Napoleonic Wars (1803–1815) were a series of major conflicts pitting the French Empire and its allies, led by Napoleon I, against a fluctuating array of European powers formed into various coalitions, financed and usually led by the United Kingdom.
The North of England and South of England cricket teams appeared in first-class cricket between the 1836 and 1961 seasons, most often in matches against each other but also individually in games against touring teams, Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and others.
Oxford University Cricket Club (OUCC), which represents the University of Oxford, has always held important or first-class status and is classified as an important team by substantial sources from 1827 to 1894; classified as an official first-class team from 1895 by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC) and the County Championship clubs; and classified as a List A team in 1973 only.
Pall Mall is a street in the St James's area of the City of Westminster, Central London.
Sir Pelham Francis Warner, (2 October 1873 – 30 January 1963), affectionately and better known as Plum Warner or "the Grand Old Man" of English cricket, was a Test cricketer and cricket administrator.
The Portman Estate, covering 110 acres of Marylebone in London’s West End, was founded in 1532 when the land was first leased to Sir William Portman.
Rachael Heyhoe Flint, Baroness Heyhoe Flint, (Heyhoe; 11 June 1939 – 18 January 2017) was an English cricketer, businesswoman and philanthropist.
Real tennis – one of several games sometimes called "the sport of kings" – is the original racquet sport from which the modern game of tennis (originally called "lawn tennis") is derived.
Regent's Canal is a canal across an area just north of central London, England.
Regent's Park (officially The Regent's Park) is one of the Royal Parks of London.
Roger David Verdon Knight (born 6 September 1946) is an English administrator, cricketer and schoolmaster.
General Sir Ronald Forbes Adam, 2nd Baronet (30 October 1885 – 26 December 1982) was a senior British Army officer.
A royal charter is a formal document issued by a monarch as letters patent, granting a right or power to an individual or a body corporate.
Single wicket cricket is a form of cricket played between two individuals, who take turns to bat and bowl against each other.
Sky UK (formerly British Sky Broadcasting Limited, BSkyB and Sky) is a telecommunications company which serves the United Kingdom.
Squash is a ball sport played by two (singles) or four players (doubles squash) in a four-walled court with a small, hollow rubber ball.
St John's Wood is a district of northwest London, of which more than 98 percent lies in the City of Westminster and less than two percent in Camden.
Stanley Christopherson (11 November 1861 – 6 April 1949) was an English amateur cricketer and cricket administrator most notable for having been President of the Marylebone Cricket Club from 1939 to 1946.
The Test and County Cricket Board (TCCB) was established in 1968 to oversee Test and county cricket in England, replacing the functions of the Board of Control for Test Matches and the Advisory County Cricket Committee.
Test cricket is the longest form of the sport of cricket and is considered its highest standard.
The Association of Cricket Statisticians and Historians (ACS) was founded in England in 1973 for the purpose of researching and collating information about the history and statistics of cricket.
The Establishment generally denotes a dominant group or elite that holds power or authority in a nation or organisation.
Thomas Lord (23 November 1755 – 13 January 1832) was an English professional cricketer who played first-class cricket from 1787 to 1802.
Thomas William Graveney OBE (16 June 1927 – 3 November 2015) was an English first-class cricketer, representing his country in 79 Test matches and scoring over 4,800 runs.
Unincorporated associations have a series of features that demarcate them from other areas of English law.
The West End of London (commonly referred to as the West End) is an area of Central and West London in which many of the city's major tourist attractions, shops, businesses, government buildings and entertainment venues, including West End theatres, are concentrated.
The White Conduit Club (WCC) was a cricket club based on the northern fringes of London that existed from c.1782 until 1788.
White Conduit Fields in Islington was an early venue for cricket and several major matches are known to have been played there in the 18th century.
William Nicholson (2 September 1824 – 25 July 1909) was an English distiller and Liberal Party politician who sat in the House of Commons in two periods between 1866 and 1885, and later joined the Conservative Party.
Women's cricket is the form of the team sport of cricket that is played by women.
World War I (often abbreviated as WWI or WW1), also known as the First World War, the Great War, or the War to End All Wars, was a global war originating in Europe that lasted from 28 July 1914 to 11 November 1918.
World War II (often abbreviated to WWII or WW2), also known as the Second World War, was a global war that lasted from 1939 to 1945, although conflicts reflecting the ideological clash between what would become the Allied and Axis blocs began earlier.