Root knows the true value of hero Broad

Stuart Broad’s historic match-winning intervention came as no surprise to captain Joe Root in England’s innings-and-209-run trouncing of West Indies in this country’s first day-night Test.

David Makinson

Makinson enjoyed long-overdue Leyland victory

Leyland’s victory over Barrow in the Northern League last week was long overdue, says skipper David Makinson.

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Garstang captain Mark Walling in action

Palace Shield pair eyeing up a double

Garstang and Vernon Carus will look to put silverware in the trophy cabinet when they meet in the Meyler Cup final on Sunday afternoon.

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Mark Woodhead  scored  25 for Morecambe (Photo: Tony North)

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The battle of the top two in the Northern League went the way of leaders Netherfield against Chorley.

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Mark Walling

Title challengers set for crucial weekend

Garstang CC skipper Mark Walling is taking it one game at a time as they prepare for a potentially season-defining fortnight.

Hameed - helped Lancashire hit back

Rain delay frustrates Lancashire victory bid

No play was possible during the morning session of the Specsavers County Championship match between Hampshire and Lancashire at the Ageas Bowl.
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Croston batsman Sam Marsh

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Garstang are back on top of the Moore and Smalley Palace Shield Premier Division after they secured a crucial victory over Vernon Carus on Saturday.

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Dawson - half century

Lancashire continue to struggle

Lancashire faced an uphill task as they trailed by 75 runs on first innings in their clash with Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl.

Luke Platt for Longridge in their game against Fulwood and Broughton

Helm hails leaders’ spirit after F&B tie

Longridge skipper Kyle Helm admitted there were some conflicting emotions following his side’s tie against Fulwood and Broughton last weekend.

Anderson - Old Trafford accolade

Pace ace Anderson honoured at Old Trafford

Lancashire and England bowler Jimmy Anderson, has spoken of his delight at having the pavilion end at Old Trafford cricket ground named after him.

James Anderson

Lancashire honour for England great Jimmy

Lancashire County Cricket Club have announced that the Pavilion End will be renamed The James Anderson End.
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Hameed - in action in Blackpool

Lancashire v Yorkshire clash in Blackpool

There's Roses T-20 cricket action at Stanley Park, Blackpool on Wednesday

Lancashire's Haseeb Hameed in one-day action

Batsman Haseeb aims for an upturn in form

Haseeb Hameed is raring to go after a month out of the limelight working on his game.

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Steve Titchard

Titchard excited by Thunder’s chances

Lancashire Thunder coach Steve Titchard has described the county’s domestic Twenty20 success as “a brilliant lift” ahead of the forthcoming Kia Super League.

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Starkie among the wickets but Preston beaten

Preston could not halt the charge of Netherfield at the top of the Northern League.

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Matthew Smith for Fulwood and Broughton during their game against Longridge

Battle of title rivals finishes all square

Title contenders Fulwood and Broughton and Longridge could not be separated in their Moore and Smalley Palace Shield clash at Highfield.

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Ben Stokes takes the wicket of Faf du Plessi

Cricket: England close in but Lancs are beaten

Ben Stokes believes England are well placed to clinch victory in the third Test against South Africa at the Oval, but concedes there is still work to be done on Monday.

Vernon Carus captian Christian Ash

Underestimate Penwortham at your peril – Ash

Vernon Carus captain Christian Ash has warned his men of the ‘derby danger’ which lurks at Middleforth Green this weekend.

Luis Reece

Reece showed what Lancs are missing says Makinson

Luis Reece’s match-winning T20 knock for Derbyshire against his old club Lancashire on Tuesday night will have given his former employers 
plenty of food for thought.

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