Mike Gatting to oversee Lord's 200 million pound makeover

The redevelopment, which will run until 2027, involves an increase in the ground's capacity by 2,700 to 32,000 and is staggered over a number of stages, starting with the rebuilding of the Warner and Allen stands at the Pavilion End of the ground and extending the museum and library.

updated: May 10, 2013 16:43 IST
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London: Former England captain Mike Gatting, who has been named the new president of the Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), will oversee the ambitious 200-million pound makeover plan of the iconic Lord's Cricket Ground.

MCC, which retains responsibility for the game's laws and is the owner of the Lord's, is also set to celebrate the bicentenary of the 'Mecca of cricket' in 2014.

"Lord's is a fantastic, iconic ground, the envy of the cricketing world, but there is significant work to do if MCC is to maintain its long-term stated ambition to continue to own the finest cricket ground in the world.

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