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Kerrigan capture is a sign of F&B’s intent

Fulwood and Broughton’s new professional Simon Kerrigan was enticed to the club by his best mate – captain Mark Smith.

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Australia's Josh Hazelwood celebrates the wicket of Joe Root

Root digs his heels in as critics take aim

Joe Root insists England are still “massively” in the Ashes series despite falling 2-0 behind with a 120-run defeat in the second Test.

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James Anderson bowls during day three of the Ashes Test match at the Adelaide Oval

Anderson still eyeing England victory

James Anderson believes England can still win the second Test after they staged a final-session fightback against Australia on day three in Adelaide.

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Faulkner - two-year deal

Aussie ace joins Lancashire T-20 campaign

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner has signed a two-year T20 contract with Lancashire.

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Livingstone - new Lancashire captain

Livingstone takes Lancashire lead role

Liam Livingstone is to replace Steven Croft as captain of Lancashire, the Old Trafford club have announced.

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Warner takes a spectacular catch to dismiss Ball

First Ashes Test is delicately poised

The Ashes delivered on its pre-series hype as Australia captain Steve Smith edged an epic battle of will and skill with England's bowlers on an absorbing second day at the Gabba.

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Cummins celebrates the wicket of Root

England make solid start on day one of The Ashes

James Vince blunted the much-hyped Australia attack but fell foul of England's new number one enemy Nathan Lyon just when he was all set to tame the Gabba on day one of the Ashes.

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Jason Roy with Zahoor Ahmed

Cricket coach wins prestigious award

Stalwart Zahoor Ahmed is celebrating after being named coach of the year at the Chance to Shine annual awards evening.
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Anderson - England vice-captain

Anderson handed England vice-captain's role

James Anderson will serve as Joe Root's vice-captain on their Ashes tour, the England camp have confirmed.

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Anderson - ready to answer the call

Anderson ready to answer vice-captain call

Joe Root will have a willing vice-captain if he decides to replace the absent Ben Stokes with James Anderson for the fast-approaching Ashes series.
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Chanderpaul - staying on

Chanderpaul to play on for Lancashire in 2018

West Indian veteran Test batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul will return to Old Trafford for the 2018 season on a one-year contract.

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Parkinson - commits to the county

Old Trafford duo Parkinson and Jones commit to Red Rose

Lancashire pair Matthew Parkinson and Rob Jones have signed contract extensions with the club.

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Signing here - a happy Liam Hurt

Dream Old Trafford move for fast bowler Hurt

Preston-born fast bowler Liam Hurt is celebrating after signing his first professional contract with Lancashire County Cricket Club.

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Henry Blofeld

The voice of Test Match Special is coming to Preston

Veteran cricket commentator Henry Blofeld is coming to Preston.

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Gayan Maneeshan

Gayan is on way back to Chorley

Gayan Maneeshan will make a return to Windsor Park in 2018 after re-signing as Chorley Cricket Club’s professional.

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Shivnarine Chanderpaul hit successive sixes

Lancashire claim runners-up spot

Lancashire knocked off the final 44 runs required without losing another wicket as they beat Surrey by seven wickets at Old Trafford to clinch second place in Division One of the County Championship.

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Lancashire complete victory

Lancashire claim runners-up spot with win

Lancashire knocked off the final 44 runs required without losing another wicket as they beat Surrey by seven wickets at Old Trafford to clinch second place in Division One of the Specsavers County Championship.

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Livingstone - all-round ace

Livingstone steers Lancashire to the brink of victory

Liam Livingstone took six wickets and notched a half-century on day three as Lancashire closed in on victory in their Specsavers County Championship clash with Surrey at Old Trafford.

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Graham Onions

Onions signs for Red Rose

Lancashire has confirmed the signing of Durham bowler Graham Onions on a two-year contract.

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Andrew Flintoff

Flintoff appointed to Lancashire board

Preston cricket star Andrew Flintoff has been handed a place on the board at his former club Lancashire.

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