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Lancashire skipper Croft joins Lytham

Lytham Cricket Club have announced that Lancashire skipper Steven Croft will play for them in the Liverpool Competition this season.

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Lancashire's new head coach Glen Chapple and his assistant Mark Chilton. Photo: Lancashire County Cricket Club

Chappy so happy to be Red Rose head coach

Glen Chapple believes it is the perfect moment for him to become the new head coach of Lancashire.

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Chapple - taking over

Chapple and Chilton at Lancs helm

Lancashire have announced former captains Glen Chapple and Mark Chilton as their permanent head coach and assistant.

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A vandal driver damaged Walton-le-Dale Cricket Club's pitch.

‘No Christmas spirit’ as vandal driver ruins cricket pitch

A Lancashire cricket club has been asking “where is the Christmas spirit?” after a vandal driver ruined its playing surface.

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Chapple - promoted after Giles departure

Chapple and Chilton taking charge at Lancs

Lancashire have named former players Glen Chapple and Mark Chilton as acting head coach and acting assistant coach respectively after cricket director and head coach Ashley Giles returned to Warwickshire

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Glen Chapple

Lancashire turn to Chapple and Chilton

Lancashire have named former players Glen Chapple and Mark Chilton as acting head coach and acting assistant coach respectively after cricket director and head coach Ashley Giles returned to Warwickshire.

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Ashley Giles has left his post at Lancashire

Giles leaves role at Lancashire

Ashley Giles has left his position as Lancashire’s cricket director and head coach – and looks set to take over at his home county Warwickshire.

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Petersen - two-year ban

Lancashire batsman in two-year ban

Lancashire and former South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen has been banned for two years after admitting attempting to cover up a match-fixing scandal.

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Alastair Cook

Future’s unclear for Cook

Alastair Cook will not make any immediate decision on whether he will continue as England captain after he came under further scrutiny for their embarrassing collapse in the final Test against India.

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The Indian players celebrate the dismissal of Adil Rashid

Woeful England slump to heavy defeat

England had no answer to Ravindra Jadeja as their attempt to salvage a stalemate fell flat with an innings defeat in the fifth Test in Chennai.

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England's captain Alastair Cook, right, shakes hand with India's Karun Nair after he reached his 300.

England stunned by India record-breakers

England conceded their highest-ever Test score to any opposition as triple-centurion Karun Nair piled on the agony for Alastair Cook’s tourists in India’s own national-record 759 for seven declared.

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Moeen Ali salutes his century

Century-maker Ali heads fightback

Moeen Ali took centre stage with an unbeaten hundred as England overcame their sticky start to the Fifth Test against India in Chennai

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Anderson - missing

Anderson ruled out of Test

England seamer James Anderson has been ruled out of the final Test against India due to “body soreness”.

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Livingstone - Sri Lankan call

Lancashire pair are pride of Lions

Lancashire duo Liam Livingstone and Haseeb Hameed have been named in the England Lions squad to tour Sri Lanka early in the New Year.

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Ben Stokes - sums up England's dejection

Woeful England slump to heavy defeat

England slid quickly to a predictable innings and series defeat on the final morning of the fourth Test against India at the Wankhede Stadium.

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Buttler - on the attack

England held up after Buttler heroics

Lancashire’s Jos Buttler confirmed his value to England with a sterling half-century from number seven but more hard work lay ahead for the tourists after a largely chastening second day of the Fourth Test in Mumbai.

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Jennings celebrates his century

Jennings ton on England Test debut

Keaton Jennings’ century on Test debut helped England defy Ravi Ashwin on a spinners’ pitch at the Wankhede Stadium.

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Cricket merger deal not done

Cricket merger deal not done

Northern Premier League clubs have agreed in principle in favour of a merger with the Palace Shield – but it is not yet a done deal. (writes Steve Simpson)

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League link-up?

Lancashire cricket set for shake-up

The link-up between two of the oldest cricket leagues in Lancashire - the Northern Premier League and the Palace Shield - is expected to be all but formalised on Monday night.

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Hameed defies his injury to hit a boundary

Hameed hero on way home for op

England opener Haseeb Hameed is heading home from the tour of India for an operation on his injured finger.

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