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New role for ex-Lancashire all-rounder Smith

Former Old Trafford skipper Tom Smith has been named the new assistant coach of Lancashire Thunder women's team
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Change is on the way in local league cricket

Promotion and relegation between NPL and Palace Shield

Northern Premier League officials have welcomed the news that from 2018 there will be promotion and relegation between their competition and the Palace Shield, while at the same time maintaining their own separate identities and rules.

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Retired cricketer Tom Smith was the captain of Lancashire

Big Interview: Tom Smith

Tom Smith knew Lancashire were on their way to title glory the moment he snaffled a catch to dismiss Hampshire’s Neil McKenzie.

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The snowy scene at Old Trafford on Tuesday

Snowed in Old Trafford cricket ground

The cricket season is rapidly approaching, but here's a picture to send a shiver running down the spine of followers of the game.

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Leyland Cricket Club captain David Makinson

Lancashire cricket leagues in historic link-up

Cricket’s Palace Shield has decided on a momentous change, one of the most significant in its history spanning more than a century - it has given the go-ahead to a tie-up with the Northern Premier League.

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Faulkner - no Old Trafford return

Old Trafford no-go area for Aussie Faulkner

Australian James Faulkner has pulled out of a move to join Lancashire Lightning for this year's T20 Blast campaign

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Livingstone - rapid-fire century

Ton-up for Lancashire ace Livingstone

Lancashire's Liam Livingstone hit a century as England Lions reached 339 for nine on the opening day of their second four-day match against Sri Lanka A.

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Junaid - back in business at Old Trafford

Khan signs up for Lancashire T-20 campaign

Lancashire have re-signed Pakistan international Junaid Khan for the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast.

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Joe Root

Root named England captain

England have appointed Joe Root as their new Test captain.

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Saqib Mahmood - thrilled

Lancashire duo sign up to new deals

Liam Livingstone and Saqib Mahmood have signed new contracts to stay at Old Trafford.

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Morecambe captain Josh Dixon. Picture: Tony North

Morecambe sign Sri Lanka international

Morecambe Cricket Club have signed a Sri Lanka international as their professional for the 2017 season.

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Alastair Cook poses with the Urn in 2013

Cook quits as Test skipper

Alastair Cook has stepped down as England Test captain.

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Lancashire women to make history

Lancashire women to make history

Lancashire Thunder will be a part of history later this summer as they play in two of the first ever televised domestic women’s matches in this country after the ECB finalised the 2017 Kia Super League fixtures.

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Chanderpaul - back at Old Trafford

West Indian veteran returns to Lancashire Cricket Club

Lancashire have announced the double signing of former West Indian Test player Shivnarine Chanderpaul and South Africa wicket-keeper batsman Dane Vilas.
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Tom Smith

Lancashire ace Smith quits cricket

Lancashire all-rounder Tom Smith has announced his retirement from cricket due to injury.

Lancashire Cricket
Glen Chapple was named as Lancashires new head coach this week (photo: LCCC)

Big Interview: Glen Chapple

After a stellar 20-plus year county career for Lancashire, Glen Chapple has been named the club’s new head coach. Craig Salmon catches up with the new Old Trafford boss

Lancashire Cricket
Croft - Lytham link-up

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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