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Building houses on sports fields is always is a contentious issue. But when that venue has seen some of cricket's greatest names play there - the likes of WG Grace, Hutton, Atherton and Sobers - it raises the stakes that little bit higher.
The cricket ground at Lakenham in Norwich has enjoyed better days, but the thought that it might disappear all together has sparked a protest.
For almost two centuries, Norfolk played their cricket matches at the Lakenham ground in Norwich,
In this archive, of Norfolk playing Lincolnshire in 1966, we see Bill Edrich - who'd played for Middlesex and England - tossing up before leading the Norfolk side out.
Among those in the team are wicket-keeper Doug Mattocks, future captain David Pilch, and Robin Huggins. In 2000, Norfolk moved to a new ground at Horsford, just outside Norwich.
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There have been protests today over plans to build houses on the former home of Norfolk County Cricket Club.