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Queen Elizabeth II was the special attraction on Day 1 of the second Test between England and Australia at Lord's, in London, on Thursday.
She spoke with England captain Alastair Cook before being introduced to the rest of the squad ahead of the start of the match.
The Queen is welcomed as she reaches Lord's.
MCC members applaud as the Queen walks through the Long Room at Lord's pavilion.
The Queen speaks with Ashton Agar, Australia's hero in the first Test in Nottingham last week. The 19-year-old played a sparkling innings of 98 on debut in the first innings.
The Queen watches the action in the middle from the MCC members' stand.
However, seh and England fans did not have much to cheer about as Ryan Harris celebrated his return to the Australia team, claiming two wickets in five balls to reduce the hosts to 80 for three at lunch on the opening day.