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All out at Lord’s: streaker Michael Angelow paints memorable Ashes scene | John Ashdown

On Monday 4 August 1975, 41 years ago this Thursday, London bathed in a heatwave and Lord’s witnessed a little piece of cricket history

It was around 3.15pm on Monday 4 August 1975, 41 years ago this Thursday, and England and Australia were meandering their way towards a draw on the fourth day of the second Ashes Test at Lord’s. The home side were steadily building a declaration total, a heatwave had thermometers hovering around 33C and, sat in front of the Tavern, Michael Angelow was pondering his immediate future.

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