The Club was pleased to learn that Lydia's "long and distinguished service to cricket" has been recognised by the MCC.
A rare honour and one that Lydia has great pride in accepting.
We look forward to seeing her in the traditional "Egg & Bacon"!
Lydia commentating for BBC Test Match Special on England's opening World Cup game against India from Derby this Saturday.
Updated 13:39 - 27 Jun 2017 by Harri Kallas