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  • Kerrigan Excited By England Opportunity - Lancashire County Cricket Club
    their LV County Championship game against Nottinghamshire at Liverpool will link up with the the England squad later in the week He said I m really excited I m delighted to get the call up and hopefully I can get a go and bowl well The Preston born bowler spent part of the First Test at Trent Bridge with the England squad and bowled in the nets It s been a good week he added I ve done a lot of bowling and it s been good to be around the lads It went really well and hopefully I can get a decent bowl for Lancs tomorrow and go from there Kerrigan who made his debut for England at The Oval against Australia last summer admitted he is not the finished article yet but he is determined to continue on his path of progression He added It s not going to happen overnight and I would have liked to have bowled better this season so far but it s a work in progress and I ve got to keep learning from every experience I get keep progressing and get a few wickets Tickets for Lancashire Lightning s remaining home games

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  • Parry and Smith named in Lions Squad
    Technical Director of Elite Coaching Andy Flower will play two 50 over matches against each of the touring teams as part of a triangular series Commenting on the squad National Selector James Whitaker said With the Royal London One Day International series against India rapidly approaching and next winter s tour to Sri Lanka and ICC Cricket World Cup also firmly in our sights this is the perfect opportunity for these players to impress the selectors in the 50 over format of the game England Lions Squad James Taylor Nottinghamshire captain Jonny Bairstow Yorkshire Ravi Bopara Essex Steven Finn Middlesex Stephen Parry Lancashire Harry Gurney Nottinghamshire Alex Hales Nottinghamshire Craig Overton Somerset Jason Roy Surrey Ravi Patel Middlesex Tom Smith Lancashire James Vince Hampshire David Willey Northamptonshire Coach Andy Flower Triangular Series schedule Tuesday August 5 New Zealand A v Sri Lanka A Taunton Wednesday August 6 England Lions v Sri Lanka A Taunton Friday August 8 England Lions v New Zealand A Bristol Saturday August 9 New Zealand A v Sri Lanka A Bristol Monday August 11 England Lions v Sri Lanka A Worcester Tuesday August 12 England Lions v New Zealand A Worcester Watch International cricket at Emirates

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  • Procter destroys Warwickshire - Lancashire County Cricket Club
    with 10 second innings wickets standing At the end of a pulsating day Lancashire have played themselves into a winning position in their 2ndXI Championship match against Warwickshire at Southport with Luke Procter taking 7 more wickets in the visitors 2nd innings to go with the five he took in the first Resuming on 16 for 2 wickets continued to fall on a regular basis with Karl Brown 71 and Arron Lilley 33 being the only batsmen to put up much resistance to an attack in which Gordon with 6 for 27 from 14 3 overs was outstanding With a first innings lead of 86 Lancashire needed someone to produce something special Up stepped Luke Procter who with pace and venom proceeded to demolish the visitors batting With skipper Stephen Parry taking 3 for 20 from 10 overs bowling in tandem Procter ripped the Warwickshire batting apart with figures of 7 for 37 from 14 3 overs and bowling them out for 130 in 45 5 overs That left 17 overs remaining in the day and the Lancashire openers Karl Brown and Luis Reece produced some superb strokes to leave the score at 65 without loss at the close Reece

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  • Tom Smith Named As Player of the Year
    Player of the Year Full list of winners New Balance Champagne Moment of the Year Jordan Clark Taking a sensational triple wicket maiden during the NatWest T20 Blast quarter final at Emirates Old Trafford University of Salford Young Player of the Year Tom Bailey Optimum Procurement Player of the Month Glen Chapple Hill Dickinson One Day Player of the Year Karl Brown Thwaites Wainwright Championship Player of the Year Tom Smith LCCC 2014 Player of the Year Tom Smith The evening also celebrated the success of the LCCC Women s team who were promoted to Division One England Women s international player Kate Cross was named Player of the Year and Players Player of the Year for the Lancashire Women s team The Champagne Moment for the Women s team went to Nat Brown for her 112 v Cheshire Women s team Whilst the event celebrated the achievements of both the LCCC men s and women s teams and some key individual performances it was also about raising funds to support the work of the LCCC Foundation in the local community Supported by LCCC MCL Create and Althams Butchers the event attracted over 500 guests who were all treated to

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  • The Early Years 1864-1883 - Lancashire County Cricket Club
    Richard Barlow the prince of stonewalling batsmen and Alec Watson the artful slow bowler from Scotland In 1865 Lancashire played their first county match It was at Old Trafford with their opponents being Middlesex Lancashire won the match by 62 runs and the Middlesex under arm bowler Vyell Walker took all ten Lancashire second innings wickets In 1867 the first Roses Match was staged against Yorkshire the inaugural match being at Whalley and this began a series of matches which would rank alongside Test matches for importance with the Lancashire public 1867 also saw the debut for the county of A N Hornby who was to exert a unique influence over Lancashire C C C for the next fifty years as a player captain committee member and President He was to rule with a benevolent despotism both on and off the field fearless with an unwavering sense of duty to cricket he was intolerant of anything which fell short of perfection He was held in high regard by the players and was a tough and tenacious adversary He was a good athlete and played Rugby for England as well as football for Blackburn Rovers Lancashire s reliance upon amateurs caused many problems during the early years as they were all willing to play at Old Trafford but unwilling to travel to away fixtures leaving the side and the matches unbalanced In the early 1870 s Lancashire cricket was dominated by Hornby s batting and Appleby s bowling Lancashire cricket began to come to the fore with the advent of two great professionals Richard Barlow the prince of stonewalling batsmen and Alec Watson the artful slow bowler from Scotland In 1879 most of the cricket press though not Wisden expressed the view that Lancashire and Notts were joint champions Two seasons

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  • The Growth of Lancashire
    Briggs still only 32 and yet with 15 seasons service to the club was given the Roses match for his benefit Lord Hawke objected to the pitch because it had been covered for the benefit and another one had to be cut Lancashire lost inside two days Somerset for the second time in the history of their matches with Lancashire were beaten inside one day with Arthur Mold taking 13 wickets including the hat trick In 1895 A C MacLaren made his monumental innings of 424 against Somerset at Taunton still the record individual score for Lancashire beating W G Grace s 344 Lancashire again were runners up with Mold taking 192 wickets Lancashire built a new Pavilion costing 10 000 which was opened during the season It was designed by Thomas Muirhead who also designed the one at the Oval In 1897 Briggs Cuttell Mold and Hallam were a formidable quartet taking 420 wickets between them MacLaren was in great form and Lancashire won the championship although hotly chased by Surrey A N Hornby the President took over the regular captaincy at the age of 50 When Sussex played at Old Trafford 15 000 spectators turned up on the final day to watch Ranji the prince of batsmen only to see him out first ball for a duck He returned to the pavilion laughing at the scene and the crowd laughed with him before going home In 1902 a historic step was taken at Old Trafford with the amateurs and professionals walking out on the field side by side Before they used to walk to the wicket through different gates In 1898 Lancashire made the bold decision to buy the Old Trafford ground and some adjoining land from the de Trafford family for 24 732 It was a big step but one which in later years was to secure the prosperity and future of the club In 1899 Lancashire finished fourth with the season seeing the debuts of two great batsmen Reg Spooner and Jack Sharp Illness robbed the county of the services of Hallam and Johnny Briggs who suffered a seizure after the Test Match at Leeds and had to be confined to a mental home He returned to the county side most successfully in 1900 but his illness recurred in 1901 and he returned to Cheadle Asylum where he died aged 39 and all Lancashire mourned Briggs s universal popularity was reflected with his funeral at Stretford attended by over 4 000 people In 1902 a historic step was taken at Old Trafford with the amateurs and professionals walking out on the field side by side Before they used to walk to the wicket through different gates A newspaper report observed As the players went to the wicket there was an outbreak of cheering the citadel of conservatism had at last been stormed In the same year Victor Trumper scored a century before lunch in the Old Trafford Test Match for Australia as England lost by 3

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  • Lancashire's Golden Era 1919-1925
    year with Harry Dean and Lol Cook taking 274 wickets between them The revival of Lancashire cricket was clearly discernible The summer of 1921 was a golden one with the sun shining and the visit of a magnificent Australian team led by Warwick Armstrong Interest in cricket was at an all time high with over 250 000 coming to Old Trafford and membership passing 4 500 On the field Lancashire s batting was led by Charlie Hallows with 1 736 runs and Ernest Tyldesley played some wonderful innings including 78 not out for England against Australia at Old Trafford The bowling in 1922 was so strong and effective and the batting so successful that seven out of the fifteen matches were won by an innings yet seven matches were lost and Lancashire could only equal their previous year s position of 5th Cec Parkin took 172 wickets splendidly supported by Lol Cook with 136 Ernest Tyldesley scored over 2 000 runs and Makepeace and Hallows scored heavily Myles Kenyon resigned the captaincy and handed over to Jack Sharp for 1923 and with a strong side Lancashire finished third and could have been higher but for a lot of drawn matches in a very wet season Lancashire s Diamond jubilee season in 1924 was a very wet one with every fixture at Old Trafford meeting interference from the weather 17 matches were drawn but they still managed to finish fourth In the Roses match Yorkshire were humiliated when requiring only 57 to win they were bowled out for 33 by Cec Parkin and Dick Tyldesley It was said that the whole of Yorkshire were struck silent by the result Lancashire managed to secure the services of the great Australian fast bowler Ted McDonald who had been playing for Nelson In 1925

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  • Hat-Trick of Championships 1926-1939 - Lancashire County Cricket Club
    side was completed by George Duckworth 107 victims and a place amongst Wisden s Five Cricketers of the Year At the end of the season Leonard Green decided to retire with the enviable record of three successive championships and 42 wins against just 3 defeats Peter Eckersley at the age of 23 took over the captaincy and although it was inevitable that the season would be something of an anti climax Lancashire challenged Notts all the way and finished a very close second Under the enthusiastic captaincy of Eckersley Lancashire once more took the championship in 1930 a wet summer with 10 victories and no defeats Ernest Tyldesley Watson and Hopwood led the batting and MacDonald once more the bowling with good support from Hopwood and Sibbles The year ended sadly with the passing of J T Tyldesley ending a link with the 1890 s and someone who was a very popular cricketer 1931 and 1932 had much in common as apart from being wet summers Lancashire finished 6th each year MacDonald retired after taking 1 053 wickets in eight seasons and once described by Neville Cardus as A bowler of rare and sinister beauty Dick Tyldesley also retired and Lancashire had to begin to rebuild the side 1933 saw the club once more engulfed in financial worries with their players taking a cut in their match fees Only one match was lost during the season and it pointed the way to the championship title of 1934 Fine weather a visit by Don Bradman s Australians and Lancashire thanks to some excellent team work with 13 matches won delivered the championship once more Cyril Washbrook began to nudge his way into the side and Len Hopwood did the double 1 000 runs and 100 wickets The second XI were also

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