LORD'S RELEASE VIDEO TRIBUTE TO MICK HUNT
Upon his retirement after 49 years of service
The MCC has released a video in tribute to head groundsman Mick Hunt, who retires at the end of the year after 49 years tending the hallowed turf at Lord’s.
You can watch the five and a half minute film below.
The MCC has also announced that as Mick's work has benefitted every spectator coming to Lord’s for nearly half a century and in recognition of this exceptional service to the game, they are accepting donations to a special fund, the proceeds of which will be presented to Mick upon his retirement.
The MCC say anyone who would like to contribute can send a cheque made payable to “MCC – M Hunt Testimonial Fund”, together with a note giving your name and email or postal address (in order that your donation can be acknowledged) to: Testimonial Fund, MCC, Lord’s Ground, London NW8 8QN.