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Wakefield Today
Rainbow proves welcome T20 portent for Yorkshirefifth ball of the opening over until the fourth delivery of the seventh, Jack L
Rainbow proves welcome T20 portent for Yorkshire
Wakefield Today / Posted 8 hours ago
fifth ball of the opening over until the fourth delivery of the seventh, Jack Leaning breaking the shackles by launching Steven Croft through mid-wicket. Leaning cleared the mid-on rope when he deposited Stephen Parry towards the old pavilion,... Read more
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birminghammail
Lancashire v Warwickshire: Trott and Bell dig in for the drawreceive 10. Two wickets fell in the afternoon session but none after tea. Andy
Lancashire v Warwickshire: Trott and Bell dig in for the draw
birminghammail / Posted 7 days ago
receive 10. Two wickets fell in the afternoon session but none after tea. Andy Umeed was caught at the wicket by Steven Croft off Kyle Jarvis for 17 and Varun Chopra was leg before wicket to a Matt Parkinson top-spinner for 48. In the... Read more
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9d
birminghammail
Lancashire v Warwickshire, day three: Bears still eyeing victoryin 14 balls. The left-armer had Luke Procter caught at first slip and Alviro P
Lancashire v Warwickshire, day three: Bears still eyeing victory
birminghammail / Posted 9 days ago
in 14 balls. The left-armer had Luke Procter caught at first slip and Alviro Peterson pouched at extra cover before Steven Croft edged to Ambrose to follow his first-innings century with a first-ball duck. When Karl Brown nicked Patel to... Read more
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9d
Manchester Evening News
Lancashire v Warwickshire: Matt Parkinson takes five wickets on debutat close. “Matt was telling me all their old school tales today, which made me
Lancashire v Warwickshire: Matt Parkinson takes five wickets on debut
Manchester Evening News / Posted 9 days ago
at close. “Matt was telling me all their old school tales today, which made me feel quite old,” said 31-year-old skipper Steven Croft. “He deserved his five wickets. His accuracy was right up there, you don’t often see a more accurate spell from... Read more
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9d
Christian Today
Church of England to ordain 950 priests and deacons this summerover the next few months. "The ordination of so many men and women is an occas
Church of England to ordain 950 priests and deacons this summer
Christian Today / Posted 9 days ago
over the next few months. "The ordination of so many men and women is an occasion of joy," said the Bishop of Sheffield, Steven Croft, chair of the Church of England's Ministry Council. "Not only for these priests and deacons and their friends... Read more
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birminghammail
Lancashire v Warwickshire, day two: Bears batsmen mount recoveryincluding a plethora of inflatable bananas among 3,500 schoolchildren present f
Lancashire v Warwickshire, day two: Bears batsmen mount recovery
birminghammail / Posted 10 days ago
including a plethora of inflatable bananas among 3,500 schoolchildren present for a Schools Open Day. Those youngsters saw Steven Croft reach his eleventh first-class century in the morning. The captain's dogged 100 (201 balls) lifted his side to... Read more
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10d
Sporting Life
Duo frustrate leaders Lancashireaction in the Specsavers County Championship where Warwickshire's Keith Barker
Duo frustrate leaders Lancashire
Sporting Life / Posted 10 days ago
action in the Specsavers County Championship where Warwickshire's Keith Barker and Tim Ambrose thwarted leaders Lancashire.Steven Croft hit his 11th first class century against Warwickshire. Latest cricket oddsBarker (57 not out) and Ambrose... Read more
10d
Nottingham Post
Nottinghamshire wicket-keeper Tom Moores joins Lancashire on loancover as Jos Buttler is on England duty until early next month and Alex Davies
Nottinghamshire wicket-keeper Tom Moores joins Lancashire on loan
Nottingham Post / Posted 10 days ago
cover as Jos Buttler is on England duty until early next month and Alex Davies has a knee injury. That means Steven Croft has deputised in the County Championship, but he is an important bowling option in white ball cricket. "It's a... Read more
11d
birminghammail
Lancashire v Warwickshire: Hosts hold out against Bears attackCaptain Steven Croft supplied a dogged lead as Division One leaders Lancashire
Lancashire v Warwickshire: Hosts hold out against Bears attack
birminghammail / Posted 11 days ago
Captain Steven Croft supplied a dogged lead as Division One leaders Lancashire gritted their way forward on a rain-affected opening day of their Specsavers County Championship match against Warwickshire at Emirates Old Trafford. After rain delayed... Read more
11d
Sporting Life
Croft digs deep for Lancashire A review of Monday's action in the Specsavers County Championship.Steven Crof
Croft digs deep for Lancashire
Sporting Life / Posted 11 days ago
A review of Monday's action in the Specsavers County Championship.Steven Croft: Impressed for Lancashire Latest cricket oddsCaptain Steven Croft closed in on a century as Division One leaders Lancashire made steady... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Jos Buttler call-up means Lancashire set to enter loan market for wicketkeeperT20 on Friday before ending the week by starting a new Championship match again
Jos Buttler call-up means Lancashire set to enter loan market for wicketkeeper
Manchester Evening News / Posted 15 days ago
T20 on Friday before ending the week by starting a new Championship match against Middlesex at Lord’s a week on Sunday. Steven Croft took the gloves in the absence of Davies and centrally contracted Buttler – who was made unavailable by the ECB... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Lancashire v Yorkshire: Change of approach sees Adam Lyth strike out LightningLyth got to that mark from 28 deliveries – four balls quicker than he had the p
Lancashire v Yorkshire: Change of approach sees Adam Lyth strike out Lightning
Wakefield Today / Posted 16 days ago
Lyth got to that mark from 28 deliveries – four balls quicker than he had the previous day – and celebrated by launching Steven Croft for six over long-on. His hundred arrived from 64 balls – his century against Northants came from 60 deliveries... Read more
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21d
Manchester Evening News
Jos Buttler and Jordan Clark blast Lancashire to T20 victory over Leicestershirethe moon to be honest. I struggled a bit holding the ball because of how wet it
Jos Buttler and Jordan Clark blast Lancashire to T20 victory over Leicestershire
Manchester Evening News / Posted 21 days ago
the moon to be honest. I struggled a bit holding the ball because of how wet it was, but I am happy with the way I bowled. Steven Croft bowls Umar Akmal “And I have opened the batting in the second team quite a lot this season and done well, and... Read more
24d
Saddleworth Extra
Locals stunned as vandals destroy orchardgrab a healthy snack fresh from the tree and provides an outdoor space for resi
Locals stunned as vandals destroy orchard
Saddleworth Extra / Posted 24 days ago
grab a healthy snack fresh from the tree and provides an outdoor space for residents to exercise in. Springhead resident Steven Croft discovered the vandalism on Friday while out walking through the community orchard in Grotton. Steven (53)... Read more
24d
Oldham Chronicle
Locals stunned as vandals destroy orchardgrab a healthy snack fresh from the tree and provides an outdoor space for resi
Locals stunned as vandals destroy orchard
Oldham Chronicle / Posted 24 days ago
grab a healthy snack fresh from the tree and provides an outdoor space for residents to exercise in. Springhead resident Steven Croft discovered the vandalism on Friday while out walking through the community orchard in Grotton. Steven (53)... Read more
25d
birminghammail
Jos Buttler sticks it to Warwickshire in one-day defeat at Old Trafford73 balls to underpin the Lightning’s 296 for eight, which also included half-ce
Jos Buttler sticks it to Warwickshire in one-day defeat at Old Trafford
birminghammail / Posted 25 days ago
73 balls to underpin the Lightning’s 296 for eight, which also included half-centuries for Martin Guptill (50) and captain Steven Croft. Left-arm spinner Parry, who has also played alongside Buttler in England’s one-day team since the last RL50... Read more
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26d
St Albans & Harpenden Review
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Traffordfrom the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 7
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Trafford
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 26 days ago
from the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 73-ball innings. Martin Guptill and Steven Croft also weighed in with half-centuries, Buttler sharing 122 with the latter for the fifth wicket, as the Red Rose... Read more
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26d
Wandsworth Guardian
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Traffordfrom the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 7
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Trafford
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
from the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 73-ball innings. Martin Guptill and Steven Croft also weighed in with half-centuries, Buttler sharing 122 with the latter for the fifth wicket, as the Red Rose... Read more
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26d
Sporting Life
Champions lose opener; Lancs winreturning from the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an e
Champions lose opener; Lancs win
Sporting Life / Posted 26 days ago
returning from the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 73-ball innings.Martin Guptill and Steven Croft also weighed in with half-centuries, Buttler sharing 122 with the latter for the fifth wicket, as the Red Rose... Read more
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26d
Kingston Guardian
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Traffordfrom the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 7
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Trafford
Kingston Guardian / Posted 26 days ago
from the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 73-ball innings. Martin Guptill and Steven Croft also weighed in with half-centuries, Buttler sharing 122 with the latter for the fifth wicket, as the Red Rose... Read more
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26d
Oxford Mail
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Traffordfrom the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 7
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Trafford
Oxford Mail / Posted 26 days ago
from the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 73-ball innings. Martin Guptill and Steven Croft also weighed in with half-centuries, Buttler sharing 122 with the latter for the fifth wicket, as the Red Rose... Read more
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26d
Gazette
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Traffordfrom the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 7
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Trafford
Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
from the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 73-ball innings. Martin Guptill and Steven Croft also weighed in with half-centuries, Buttler sharing 122 with the latter for the fifth wicket, as the Red Rose... Read more
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26d
guardian-series
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Traffordfrom the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 7
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Trafford
guardian-series / Posted 26 days ago
from the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 73-ball innings. Martin Guptill and Steven Croft also weighed in with half-centuries, Buttler sharing 122 with the latter for the fifth wicket, as the Red Rose... Read more
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26d
Harrow Times
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Traffordfrom the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 7
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Trafford
Harrow Times / Posted 26 days ago
from the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 73-ball innings. Martin Guptill and Steven Croft also weighed in with half-centuries, Buttler sharing 122 with the latter for the fifth wicket, as the Red Rose... Read more
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26d
give me sport
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Traffordfrom the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 7
Jos Buttler puts Warwickshire to the sword in Lancashire win at Old Trafford
give me sport / Posted 26 days ago
from the Indian Premier League, struck 10 fours and a maximum in an explosive 73-ball innings. Martin Guptill and Steven Croft also weighed in with half-centuries, Buttler sharing 122 with the latter for the fifth wicket, as the Red Rose... Read more
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26d
Manchester Evening News
Jos Buttler fires Lancashire to opening Royal London Cup win over Warwickshirebut until now hadn’t played a 50-over match for them, smashed 91 off 73 balls a
Jos Buttler fires Lancashire to opening Royal London Cup win over Warwickshire
Manchester Evening News / Posted 26 days ago
but until now hadn’t played a 50-over match for them, smashed 91 off 73 balls and shared in a crucial 122-run stand with Steven Croft (67no). While New Zealand ace Guptill, who arrived at the club two weeks ago, hit 50 off 57 after sharing a... Read more
26d
chad
Wessels and Lumb lead Notts to dramatic T20 win over LancashireHarry Gurney deliveries, helped take the 25-year old to his half century and on
Wessels and Lumb lead Notts to dramatic T20 win over Lancashire
chad / Posted 26 days ago
Harry Gurney deliveries, helped take the 25-year old to his half century and onwards to an unbroken 59-run partnership with Steven Croft. After two defeats, Notts now have their first victory in this season’s competition, with Lancashire’s record... Read more
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28d
ESPN Cricinfo
Livingstone strikes it rich as Lancs cash indelight. Beating Yorkshire on a warm Friday evening in June? Good times never s
Livingstone strikes it rich as Lancs cash in
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 28 days ago
delight. Beating Yorkshire on a warm Friday evening in June? Good times never seemed so good. So they stood and applauded Steven Croft and his high-fiving players as they made their way off Old Trafford. They cheered too, until the echoes of their... Read more
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28d
Manchester Evening News
Lancashire v Yorkshire T20 Blast: Liam Livingstone stars in big night for Lancsreply, but he became increasingly forlorn out in the middle as Lancashire spin
Lancashire v Yorkshire T20 Blast: Liam Livingstone stars in big night for Lancs
Manchester Evening News / Posted 28 days ago
reply, but he became increasingly forlorn out in the middle as Lancashire spin trio of Stephen Parry, Arron Lilley and Steven Croft strangled the visitors, while George Edwards fought off cramp to claim 3-33 as the defending champions claimed a... Read more
28d
Wakefield Today
Andrew Gale: Gillespie’s pledge gives us freedom to expresssought after with the record that he has got at Yorkshire. Yorkshire's Tim Bre
Andrew Gale: Gillespie’s pledge gives us freedom to express
Wakefield Today / Posted 28 days ago
sought after with the record that he has got at Yorkshire. Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan celebrates the wicket of Lancashire's Steven Croft. He’s been highly successful and is one of the most sought-after coaches in the world at the minute. But while... Read more
28d
Derbyshire Times
Andrew Gale: Gillespie’s pledge gives us freedom to expresssought after with the record that he has got at Yorkshire. Yorkshire's Tim Bre
Andrew Gale: Gillespie’s pledge gives us freedom to express
Derbyshire Times / Posted 28 days ago
sought after with the record that he has got at Yorkshire. Yorkshire's Tim Bresnan celebrates the wicket of Lancashire's Steven Croft. He’s been highly successful and is one of the most sought-after coaches in the world at the minute. But while... Read more
30d
Wakefield Today
Yorkshire do not deserve to be top, says Galetried to cut, and Lyth had a driving Luke Procter snaffled at slip by Alex Lees
Yorkshire do not deserve to be top, says Gale
Wakefield Today / Posted 30 days ago
tried to cut, and Lyth had a driving Luke Procter snaffled at slip by Alex Lees. It would have been 68-4 but Lyth dropped Steven Croft on four at first slip as he attempted to cut Rashid. But the Lancashire captain managed only one more run... Read more
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30d
Derbyshire Times
Yorkshire do not deserve to be top, says Galetried to cut, and Lyth had a driving Luke Procter snaffled at slip by Alex Lees
Yorkshire do not deserve to be top, says Gale
Derbyshire Times / Posted 30 days ago
tried to cut, and Lyth had a driving Luke Procter snaffled at slip by Alex Lees. It would have been 68-4 but Lyth dropped Steven Croft on four at first slip as he attempted to cut Rashid. But the Lancashire captain managed only one more run... Read more
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30d
Wakefield Today
Roses match: Rashid and Bresnan lead Yorkshire to victoryfor Luke Procter, who edged a drive to Alex Lees at slip to perish for 16. Lan
Roses match: Rashid and Bresnan lead Yorkshire to victory
Wakefield Today / Posted 30 days ago
for Luke Procter, who edged a drive to Alex Lees at slip to perish for 16. Lancashire would have slipped to 68-4 but Steven Croft, on four, was reprieved by Lyth at first slip off Rashid. But the Lancashire captain managed only one more run... Read more
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30d
Derbyshire Times
Roses match: Rashid and Bresnan lead Yorkshire to victoryfor Luke Procter, who edged a drive to Alex Lees at slip to perish for 16. Lan
Roses match: Rashid and Bresnan lead Yorkshire to victory
Derbyshire Times / Posted 30 days ago
for Luke Procter, who edged a drive to Alex Lees at slip to perish for 16. Lancashire would have slipped to 68-4 but Steven Croft, on four, was reprieved by Lyth at first slip off Rashid. But the Lancashire captain managed only one more run... Read more
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30d
Wakefield Today
Roses match (day 4): Rashid and Bresnan lead Yorkshire to victoryfor Luke Procter, who edged a drive to Alex Lees at slip to perish for 16. Lan
Roses match (day 4): Rashid and Bresnan lead Yorkshire to victory
Wakefield Today / Posted 30 days ago
for Luke Procter, who edged a drive to Alex Lees at slip to perish for 16. Lancashire would have slipped to 68-4 but Steven Croft, on four, was reprieved by Lyth at first slip off Rashid. But the Lancashire captain managed only one more run... Read more
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30d
Derbyshire Times
Roses match (day 4): Rashid and Bresnan lead Yorkshire to victoryfor Luke Procter, who edged a drive to Alex Lees at slip to perish for 16. Lan
Roses match (day 4): Rashid and Bresnan lead Yorkshire to victory
Derbyshire Times / Posted 30 days ago
for Luke Procter, who edged a drive to Alex Lees at slip to perish for 16. Lancashire would have slipped to 68-4 but Steven Croft, on four, was reprieved by Lyth at first slip off Rashid. But the Lancashire captain managed only one more run... Read more
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Wakefield Today
Yorkshire look back to their best in Roses duelonly 29 runs, pressure that created wickets not only for themselves but also th
Yorkshire look back to their best in Roses duel
Wakefield Today / Posted 1 months ago
only 29 runs, pressure that created wickets not only for themselves but also their colleagues. Bresnan returned to have Steven Croft caught at third slip by Jack Leaning, and Lancashire fell to 92-7 when Tom Bailey – unable to cope with Liam... Read more
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NZCity
Guptill features on Lancashire debuthis side on course to overhaul Lightning's plainly inadequate 149-8. Lancashir
Guptill features on Lancashire debut
NZCity / Posted 1 months ago
his side on course to overhaul Lightning's plainly inadequate 149-8. Lancashire were struggling on 46-3 before Guptill and Steven Croft repaired some of the damage with a stand of 60 in eight overs, Guptill reaching his half-century off 34... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Mustard muscle trumps Guptill's impressive debutto see Paul Collingwood take a fine diving catch running back from point. That
Mustard muscle trumps Guptill's impressive debut
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 1 months ago
to see Paul Collingwood take a fine diving catch running back from point. That left Lancashire on 46 for 3 but Guptill and Steven Croft repaired some of the damage with a stand of 60 in eight overs, Guptill reaching his half-century off 34 balls... Read more

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