Ashes 2013: Queen Elizabeth II to attend 2nd Test at Lord's

A file photo of Queen Elizabeth II walking onto the cricket field at Lord’s in 2009 © Getty Images

London: Jul 17, 2013

Queen Elizabeth II will be visiting the Lord’s during the second Ashes Test match between England and Australia starting on Thursday.
 
According to a report in Guardian, she will walk out onto the pitch and be introduced to the captains and players of both the teams on Thursday morning.
 
She will also make her way to the Marylebone Cricket Club’s (MCC) Long Room where and meet the coaching staff of both teams before taking a seat on the MCC balcony.
 
The last time she visited Lord’s, she turned out to be a lucky omen for the home side as Australia slumped from 103 for two to 152 for eight.