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Lancashire CCC narrowly beaten in Royal London Cup

Leicestershire reeled in a revised target of 309 to beat Lancashire in a thrilling Royal London one-day Cup clash at Emirates Old Trafford by three wickets.

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Lancashire's Alex Davies

Davies eager for return to Lancs’ glory days

Wicketkeeper/batsman Alex Davies has heard the stories of great days out at a Lord’s final, but now he wants to experience one for himself as Lancashire target Royal London One-Day Cup success.

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The cricket season has got underway this month

Chris Maguire’s view on the local cricket scene

The omens weren’t good ahead of the new cricket season. My batting performances were so bad in the pre-season nets that one of the new players asked if I was a bowler!

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Livingstone - Lancashire hero

Lancashire in stunning comeback victory

Lancashire pulled off one of the great cricketing comebacks of recent memory to beat Somerset by 164 runs and record their first Specsavers County Championship win since May 2016.

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Lancashire geared for close call

Lancashire set victory target

Lancashire's clash with Somerset at Old Trafford in the Specsavers County Championship Division One was set for a fascinating finish.

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Lancaster's Charlie Swarbrick  plays a stylish pull shot in their defeat at St Annes

Weekend cricket round-up

Leyland began the defence of their Northern Cricket League Division One title with an emphatic 149-run win over Penrith at Fox Lane.

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Geoffrey Boycott is heading to Preston Guild Hall

Big Interview: Geoffrey Boycott

Quite how myself and legendary former England cricketer Geoffrey Boycott got on to the topic of children’s television programme of the 1940s and 1950s ‘Muffin the Mule’, I am not altogether too sure.

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Chorley captain Andy Holdsworth

Weekend cricket preview

Chorley, Preston and Leyland are all set for the start of what will be an historic season in the Northern Cricket League.

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Lancashire batsmen make hay

Veteran West Indian in Marathon stint for Lancs

Shivnarine Chanderpaul scored a massive 182 as Lancashire piled up the runs against Surrey at The Oval in this Specsavers County Championship clash.

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Geoffrey Boycott is famous for his outspoken views

Boycott and Aggers coming to Guild Hall

Stand back and get ready for some forthright views and outspoken opinions – Geoffrey Boycott is heading to Preston later this month.

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Lancashire can only draw at Chelmsford after being on top

Essex teenager thwarts Lancashire

Lancashire had to be content with a draw in their opening County Championship clash of the season at Chelmsford as they were held up by a dogged innings from Essex teenager Dan Lawrence.

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Lancashire in dominant form

Lancashire turn the screw on Essex

Alex Davies tightened Lancashire’s stranglehold on the opening Specsavers County Championship match of the season at Chelmsford.

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Lancashire bowlers on top

Lancashire take control against Essex

Spinner Stephen Parry and Jimmy Anderson took three wickets each as Essex were skittled out for 159 before an early tea was taken on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship match at Chelmsford.

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Slow going in Lancs match

Lancasire have Essex batsmen in check

Essex made snail-like progress on the second morning of the Specsavers County Championship match against Lancashire, adding just 58 runs in 30 overs while losing three wickets.

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Hameed is aiming for a big summer for both Lancashire and England

Big interview: Haseeb Hameed

Amidst all the straight backed, broad shouldered, muscular athletes who make up the modern day Lancashire squad, the ever-so-slight figure of Haseeb Hameed stands out like a beacon.

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Lancashire - in the black

Red Rose £1 million in black for the year

Lancashire Cricket Club have posted a profit of £1.2 million for 2016.

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Cook - out of Lancashire clash

Cook misses Lancashire season-opener

Alastair Cook will miss Essex's first Specsavers County Championship match of the season against Lancashire at Chelmsford because of a hip injury.
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James Anderson (centre) with Karl Brown (left) and Stven Croft (right), during the photocall at Old Trafford Cricket Ground, Manchester.

Anderson: I don't know if I would have taken England captaincy

James Anderson is unsure as to whether he would have welcomed an approach to become the next captain of England.
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Christos Bogdanos dreams of becoming a professional cricketer

Myerscough giving Christos his dream

A Myerscough College cricket student has travelled all the way from the Greek island of Corfu to follow his dream of a career in the sport.

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Lancashire captain Steven Croft is hoping for a successful summer

Red Rose looking to build on last season

Lancashire’s performances in 2016 really split opinion around Old Trafford, but captain Steven Croft is confident that everyone will see this summer as a success come late September.

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