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Morgan targets ODI 500 after Trent Bridge heroics

Eoin Morgan believes England’s one-day international record-breakers may yet have a world-first total of 500 within their capabilities after their near miss against Australia at Trent Bridge.

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Liam Livingstone scored 86

Victory over Derbyshire can't save Lancashire in One-Day Cup

Lancashire’s hopes of qualifying for the knockout stagesof the Royal London One-Day Cup ended despite a 25-run victory at Derby that dented Derbyshire’s chances of emerging from the North Group.
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Liam Livingstone

Captain marvel leads Lancashire CCC to victory

Lancashire completed a supremely comfortable nine-wicket victory over struggling Leicestershire to rekindle their hopes of qualifying for the knockout stages of the Royal London One-Day Cup.

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Keaton Jennings departed cheaply but picked up a couple of wickets in Worcestershire's reply

Last ball agony for Lancashire CCC

Moeen Ali’s return to county cricket with Worcestershire was upstaged by centurion Daryl Mitchell as his side won a last-ball thriller against Lancashire in the Royal London One-Day Cup.

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Englandcaptain Joe Root walks off with his team-mates at Lord's

England have to do better says Root

England began their Test summer with a sorry nine-wicket defeat early on day four against Pakistan after failing to sustain the previous evening’s brief fightback at Lord’s.

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Lancashire's Jimmy Anderson and Jos Buttler have been called up by England for the opening Test match of the summer against Pakistan at Lord's

Exclusive Steven Croft Lancashire cricket column

It was great to get up and running in the County Championship with a win against a good Nottinghamshire side. It had been coming.

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Graham Onions took 6-55 (photo: Frank Reid)

Lancashire wrap up Trent Bridge triumph

Lancashire needed only 65 minutes of play on the third morning of their match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge to claim their first victory of the County Championship season.

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Jimmy Anderson (right) and Stuart Broad will line up against each other for Lancashire and Nottinghamshire this week

Exclusive Steven Croft column: Looking to level things up against Notts

It was a really good effort again from the lads to back up what we did against Surrey in our draw with Somerset.

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Jimmy Anderson is back with Lancashire for the next two County Championship games

Exclusive Steven Croft Lancs CCC column

Looking ahead to Friday’s game at Somerset, in a way I’m glad I’m not captain and having to pick the side this week!

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Lancashire celebrate taking a wicket against Yorkshire in last year's T20 Blast competition, which the Red Rose won in 2015 with Croft as captain

Exclusive Steven Croft Lancashire cricket column

Away from Old Trafford the big news this week was the ECB’s announcement of a potential new 100-ball competition in a couple of years.

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Lancashire cricketer Steven Croft outside Brian House

Exclusive Steven Croft cricket column

It was a bit of a freak morning with 12 wickets falling for hardly any runs on the final day of our game against Nottinghamshire.

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NEW: Exclusive Steven Croft column

It’s a great honour for me to receive a testimonial year with Lancashire.

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Saqib Mahmood

New Lancashire deals for pace pair Bailey and Mahmood

Fast bowlers Saqib Mahmood and Tom Bailey have signed extended contracts with Lancashire County Cricket Club.

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Former Blackpool ace Liam Livingstone is Lancashire's new skipper

Croft pledges to help out new captain Liam

Steven Croft is backing Liam Livingstone, his replacement as Lancashire’s captain, to shine in his new role.

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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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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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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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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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