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Fenner's is Cambridge University Cricket Club's ground.
Fenner's has hosted first-class cricket since 1848. The ground was established on a former cherry orchard leased for the purpose by Francis Fenner, after whom the ground is named.
Fenner's is also home to the Cambridge MCC University side, a partnership between the University of Cambridge, Anglia Ruskin University and the Marylebone Cricket Club established ahead of the 2010 season.
As well as the cricket ground, there is a 3-lane indoor cricket school.
The groundsman pioneered the art of mowing grass in strips to create patterns, a technique now common in sports stadiums around the world.
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