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Red Rose earn victory over Derbyshire

Lancashire claimed a 12-run victory in a low-scoring Vitality Blast clash with Derbyshire at Emirates Old Trafford as both sides struggled against pace off the ball.

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I've bumped India captain Virat Kohli (above) down the list of record Twenty20 appearance-makers

Exclusive Steven Croft column: T20 record is in my sights

It was good to have a week of first-team cricket in the Twenty20 Blast.

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Steven Croft in his testimonial match at Lytham Cricket Club

Lancashire's Steven Croft blasts his way towards a T20 world record

Steven Croft has more reason than most in the Lancashire dressing room to see the Lightning reach this summer’s Vitality Blast final – it could potentially make the former captain a world record holder.

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Chorley cricket duo Louis Johnson, 13, finished 104 not out while Alfie Dobson, 12, scored 89

Chorley cricket club young guns Johnson and Dobson are ones to watch

Chorley Cricket Club have unearthed two more junior stars after emerging duo Louis Johnson and Alfie Dobson proved they are ones to watch.

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Lancashire's Alex Davies hit a half-century in their victory

Lancashire attack leaves Northants in a spin

Lancashire’s spinners set up a comfortable eight-wicket win over Northamptonshire in the Vitality Blast North Group match at Emirates Old Trafford.

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In action with the bat during my testimonial game at Lytham Cricket Club on Tuesday evening

Steven Croft column: Lancashire’s time to shine in T20 Blast

It was a great night at Lytham for my testimonial earlier this week. My Lancashire XI came together to face a Lytham XI in what was a really good evening of Twenty20 cricket.

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Liam Livingstone is hoping for more T20 glory with Lancashire this summer

Lightning hoping for repeat of T20 glory

Lancashire are hoping to recapture the spirit of 2015 as they search to be crowned county cricket’s T20 champions for the second time.

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Australian all-rounder James Faulkner will be back with Lancashire for this summer's T20 Blast competition

Steven Croft column: Now our attention turns to shorter form and T20 Blast

I’ve been in the runs and wickets for the seconds this week which has been nice.

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Lancashire's Jordan Clark

Old Trafford draw leaves Lancashire and Hampshire in relegation fight

Division One strugglers Lancashire and Hampshire played out a high-scoring Specsavers County Championship draw at Emirates Old Trafford, with both now facing the prospect of a relegation fight.

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Lancashire's Alex Davies

Alex Davies’ half-century leads Lancashire’s recovery

Alex Davies led the recovery for Lancashire at Emirates Old Trafford with an unbeaten 78 on day two of their crucial Specsavers County Championship match against Hampshire.

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Keaton Jennings was 135 not out come the end of day three at Worcestershire

Keaton Jennings shines but Lancashire face an uphill battle at Worcestershire

Worcestershire are on track to clinch their first Specsavers County Championship victory of the season despite the best efforts of Lancashire opener Keaton Jennings.

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Simon Kerrigan in action for Lancashire

No pressure on Fulwood and Broughton professional Simon Kerrigan to bowl

Fulwood and Broughton will give professional Simon Kerrigan all the time he needs as he looks to rediscover his bowling prowess.

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Jonny Bairstow smashed 139 for England as they posted a world record 481 in their 50-over win over Australia at Trent Bridge

Steven Croft column: Back-to-back County Championship games crucial

It’s been frustrating to sit out the game with Worcestershire.

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Lancashire's Danny Lamb

Danny Lamb creates history as Lancashire struggle at Worcestershire

Lancashire’s Danny Lamb is to become the first concussion replacement in English first-class cricket after his team-mates were put to the sword by Worcestershire’s batsmen.

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Jordan Clark had a good day for Lancashire

Lancashire's good work undone by late slump on day one at Worcestershire

A late surge of wickets by Worcestershire all-rounder Ed Barnard turned the opening day of the Specsavers County Championship match with Lancashire at Blackfinch New Road on its head.

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Lancashire have a nine-day break between first XI fixtures

Steven Croft's Lancashire cricket column: Southport match unlike anything I'd experienced

I haven’t really experienced anything like what happened at Southport this week.
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Liam Livingstone takes strike against Essex's Sam Cook

Lancashire beaten inside three days by Essex

A magnificent bowling display sealed a five-wicket victory for Essex inside three days in their Specsavers County Championship match against Lancashire at Emirates Old Trafford.

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The air ambulance landed on the Old Trafford pitch

Air ambulance halts Lancashire's game at Old Trafford

Lancashire's game against Essex was halted for over half an hour after an air ambulance landed on the Old Trafford pitch to attend to an ill spectator.


Rain and a rearguard action frustrate Lancashire CCC bowlers

England opener Alastair Cook’s half-century left Lancashire’s Specsavers County Championship Division One match against Essex at Emirates Old Trafford evenly poised.

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Anderson is suffering with a shoulder problem

Lancs bowler Jimmy Anderson faces six weeks on sidelines

England pace bowler Jimmy Anderson is to miss Lancashire’s next two matches as he rests a long-standing shoulder injury ahead of the forthcoming Test series with India.

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