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Red Rose can flower in hosting international cricket

Lancashire CCC chairman David Hodgkiss has spoken of his pride after the county was awarded a top international match package.

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Jos Buttler inspired England to a one-day series win against Australia

Lancashire’s Buttler serves up series success for England

Eoin Morgan hailed Jos Buttler’s role in the series-clinching victory over Australia and declared England’s performance the best of his captaincy.

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Mennie in action for the Sheffield Shield

Lancashire announce Australian Joe Mennie as 2018 overseas player

Lancashire have signed Australian bowler Joe Mennie as their overseas player for 2018.

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Lancashire skipper Liam Livingstone

Lancashire’s Liam ready for the Tests ahead

England call-up Liam Livingstone believes his Test credentials should not be judged on how he fared in two Twenty20 internationals last summer.

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Liam Livinstone

England Test call for Lancashire captain Livingstone

Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone has been named in the England Test squad for the first time ahead of the  two-match series against New Zealand in March.

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Australia's Steve Smith and team-mates celebrate winning The Ashes at Sydney Cricket Ground

Jimmy: Ashes was missed opportunity

England’s failure to capitalise on opportunities in key moments of the Ashes resulted in their 4-0 loss to a “far better” Australia side, Lancashire’s Jimmy Anderson admitted after the series drew to a close in Sydney

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Lancashire coach Glen Chapple

Lancashire coach Chapple to help lead the Lions

Lancashire head coach Glen Chapple will join the England Lions coaching staff for their upcoming tour of the West Indies in February.

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Zahoor Ahmed with his Chance to Shine coach of the year award

Big Interview: Zahoor Ahmed

Craig Salmon talks to Preston cricket coach Zahoor Ahmed, who was named the Chance to Shine Coach of the Year for 2017

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Craig Overton suffers an injury during the Ashes Test match at the WACA in Perth

Boxing Day Test is temptation for Craig

Craig Overton may risk suffering a punctured lung if he plays on in the Ashes with a hairline rib fracture.

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Australia celebrate the final wicket of Chris Woakes to win the Ashes at the WACA in Perth

Root demands response after Ashes debacle

Joe Root admitted England have been outclassed by Australia as they surrendered the Ashes before Christmas following a comprehensive innings-and-41-run defeat in Perth.

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Bairstow celebrates his century

England collapse lets Aussies off the hook

England failed to cash in on centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan as familiar problems persisted on a fluctuating second day in the third Ashes Test.
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Liam Livingstone

Liam pens new deal at Old Trafford

Lancashire captain Liam Livingstone has signed a contract extension that will see him remain with the county until the end of the 2021 season.

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Livingstone - long term contract

New skipper signs extended Lancashire deal

Newly-appointed Lancashire Cricket Club captain Liam Livingstone has signed an extended contract at Old Trafford until the end of the 2021 season.

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Fulwood and Broughton Cricket Club is targeting expansion if it can secure 70,000 of extra funding. L-R: Club chairman Colin Routledge, director at Harrison Drury Simon England, and club treasurer John Mansford.

Cricket club targets pitch expansion in the new year

One of Preston’s cricket clubs has unveiled plans to create a new ground after reaching an agreement to purchase land from the Government.
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Danny Lamb in action for Leyland

Lamb is Lancashire's man

Former Leyland and Chorley all-rounder Danny Lamb has signed a professional deal with Lancashire

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Simon Kerrigan in action for England

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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