Queen meets cricketers at Lord's

England and Australia's cricketers were all smiles as they met the Queen before going head-to-head in another eagerly anticipated Ashes Test match in London.

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Queen greets cricketers at Lord's

The Queen has met England and Australia's cricketers before the start of the second Ashes test.

England captain Alastair Cook introduced the Queen to his players who hold a 1-0 lead going into the eagerly anticipated second test.

Britain's Queen Elizabeth meets England's players. Credit: REUTERS/Philip Brown
ritain's Queen Elizabeth meets members of the England cricket team before play on the first day of the second Ashes test Credit: REUTERS/Andrew Winning
Queen Elizabeth II walks through the Long Room inside the Pavilion at Lord's Cricket Ground Credit: PA Wire

England cricketers greet Queen ahead of Ashes Test

England and Australia's cricketers were all smiles as they met the Queen before going head-to-head in another eagerly anticipated Ashes Test match in London.

The monarch walked out on to the famous pitch at Lord's cricket ground to meet the batsmen and bowlers who were lined up ahead of the day's play.

Queen Elizabeth II is introduced to the players on day One of the Second Investec Ashes Test. Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire
Queen Elizabeth II is introduced to the players on day One of the Second Investec Ashes Test. Credit: Adam Davy/PA Wire

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Queen to visit Lords ahead of Ashes second test

The Queen will visit Lords cricket ground today ahead of the second Ashes Test between England and Australia.

The monarch will be presented to the players before play gets underway at 11.15am.

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