Anger over cricket club plan

Protests have taken place over plans to build houses on the site of the former Norfolk County Cricket Club in Lakenham.

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Looking back at Norfolk's old cricket ground

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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