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Manchester Evening News
T20 Blast Finals Day: Lancashire can become one-day kings againAfter Clive Lloyd, Faroukh Engineer, Jack Bond, David Lloyd and Co. swept all b
T20 Blast Finals Day: Lancashire can become one-day kings again
Manchester Evening News / Posted 14 hours ago
After Clive Lloyd, Faroukh Engineer, Jack Bond, David Lloyd and Co. swept all before them in the 1970s, Wasim Akram, Neil Fairbrother, Ian Austin and Mike Watkinson in the 90s – Lancashire fans have a new band of one-day heroes to celebrate. IN... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley GilesLancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Ros
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley Giles
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Rose's barren one-day years, but he was thrilled to finally end their 16-year wait for limited-overs silverware at his adopted home. The Lightning successfully defended 166... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley GilesLancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Ros
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley Giles
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Rose's barren one-day years, but he was thrilled to finally end their 16-year wait for limited-overs silverware at his adopted home. The Lightning successfully defended 166... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley GilesLancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Ros
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley Giles
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Rose's barren one-day years, but he was thrilled to finally end their 16-year wait for limited-overs silverware at his adopted home. The Lightning successfully defended 166... Read more
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Gazette
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley GilesLancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Ros
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley Giles
Gazette / Posted yesterday
Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Rose's barren one-day years, but he was thrilled to finally end their 16-year wait for limited-overs silverware at his adopted home. The Lightning successfully defended 166... Read more
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guardian-series
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley GilesLancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Ros
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley Giles
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Rose's barren one-day years, but he was thrilled to finally end their 16-year wait for limited-overs silverware at his adopted home. The Lightning successfully defended 166... Read more
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Harrow Times
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley GilesLancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Ros
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley Giles
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Rose's barren one-day years, but he was thrilled to finally end their 16-year wait for limited-overs silverware at his adopted home. The Lightning successfully defended 166... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley GilesLancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Ros
Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast title delights coach Ashley Giles
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
Lancashire head coach Ashley Giles may have been an outsider during the Red Rose's barren one-day years, but he was thrilled to finally end their 16-year wait for limited-overs silverware at his adopted home. The Lightning successfully defended 166... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Finally, Lancashire conquer Finals DayNorthamptonshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Final, Edgbaston August 29, 2
Finally, Lancashire conquer Finals Day
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
Northamptonshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Final, Edgbaston August 29, 2015 The Red Rose heritage made the wait even harder to bear but Lancashire at last shed their unwanted title of champions... Read more
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Daily Mail
Lancashire Lightning win their first Natwest T20 Blast by 13 runs as Northamptonshire Steelbacks fall at the final hurdle Lancashire
Lancashire Lightning win their first Natwest T20 Blast
Daily Mail / Posted yesterday
by 13 runs as Northamptonshire Steelbacks fall at the final hurdle Lancashire Lightning clinched the Natwest T20 Blast final by 13 runs Northamptonshire Steelbacks needed 167 to win but... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Lancashire win NatWest T20 Blast with victory over Northamptonshire SteelbacksLancashire have been crowned NatWest T20 Blast for the first time in their hist
Lancashire win NatWest T20 Blast with victory over Northamptonshire Steelbacks
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
Lancashire have been crowned NatWest T20 Blast for the first time in their history after beating Northamptonshire Steelbacks in the final at Edgbaston. Lightning, playing in their sixth Finals Day, saw off the Steelbacks by 13 runs to win a tense... Read more
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Gazette
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast finalLancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast final
Gazette / Posted yesterday
Lancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20 Blast final with a six-wicket semi-final success over Hampshire at Edgbaston. Twelve months ago an Andrew Flintoff-inspired Lightning lost a last-over thriller to... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast finalLancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast final
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted yesterday
Lancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20 Blast final with a six-wicket semi-final success over Hampshire at Edgbaston. Twelve months ago an Andrew Flintoff-inspired Lightning lost a last-over thriller to... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast final « Shropshire StarTwelve months ago an Andrew Flintoff-inspired Lightning lost a last-over thrill
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast final « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted yesterday
Twelve months ago an Andrew Flintoff-inspired Lightning lost a last-over thriller to Birmingham Bears in the final when Stephen Parry failed to hit the maximum needed from the last delivery - but they can banish those memories on Saturday evening if... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast finalLancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast final
Oxford Mail / Posted yesterday
Lancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20 Blast final with a six-wicket semi-final success over Hampshire at Edgbaston. Twelve months ago an Andrew Flintoff-inspired Lightning lost a last-over thriller to... Read more
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guardian-series
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast finalLancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast final
guardian-series / Posted yesterday
Lancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20 Blast final with a six-wicket semi-final success over Hampshire at Edgbaston. Twelve months ago an Andrew Flintoff-inspired Lightning lost a last-over thriller to... Read more
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Harrow Times
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast finalLancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast final
Harrow Times / Posted yesterday
Lancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20 Blast final with a six-wicket semi-final success over Hampshire at Edgbaston. Twelve months ago an Andrew Flintoff-inspired Lightning lost a last-over thriller to... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Lancashire into final as spin dominates in poor spectacleHampshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Semi-final, Edgbaston August 29, 201
Lancashire into final as spin dominates in poor spectacle
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted yesterday
Hampshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Semi-final, Edgbaston August 29, 2015 Lancashire 119 for 4 (Brown 45*, Briggs 2-19) beat Hampshire 115 (Vince 69, Faulkner 3-29, Parry 3-21) by six... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
T20 Finals Day: Lancashire beat Hampshire to secure place in finalLightning return to the final for the second time in two years after beating Ha
T20 Finals Day: Lancashire beat Hampshire to secure place in final
Manchester Evening News / Posted yesterday
Lightning return to the final for the second time in two years after beating Hampshire in the semi-final. Karl Brown made and unbeaten 45 as Lancashire chased down the 115 made by Hampshire – who they also beat in last season's semi-final at... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast finalLancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast final
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted yesterday
Lancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20 Blast final with a six-wicket semi-final success over Hampshire at Edgbaston. Twelve months ago an Andrew Flintoff-inspired Lightning lost a last-over thriller to... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast finalLancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20
Lancashire beat Hampshire to reach second successive NatWest T20 Blast final
Kingston Guardian / Posted yesterday
Lancashire Lightning's spinners took them to their second straight NatWest T20 Blast final with a six-wicket semi-final success over Hampshire at Edgbaston. Twelve months ago an Andrew Flintoff-inspired Lightning lost a last-over thriller to... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
T20 Finals Day Live: Lancashire face Hampshire in second semi-finalIt's NatWest T20 Blast Finals day at Edgbaston, where Lancashire Lightning, Bir
T20 Finals Day Live: Lancashire face Hampshire in second semi-final
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
It's NatWest T20 Blast Finals day at Edgbaston, where Lancashire Lightning, Birmingham Bears, Hampshire and Northamptonshire Steelbacks are bidding to win the trophy. Northamptonshire take on hosts and holders Birmingham in the first semi-final... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Familiar foes, and a wildcardESPNcricinfo analyses the stengths of the contenders on Finals Day, where three
Familiar foes, and a wildcard
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 2 days ago
ESPNcricinfo analyses the stengths of the contenders on Finals Day, where three of the last four from 2014 are joined by the 2013 champions Rikki Clarke provides Warwickshire with runs and wickets This year: 1st in North Group with ten wins and... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
T20 Finals Day: Lancashire spin stars can fire Red Rose to glory at EdgbastonThey face Hampshire – who they beat at the same stage last year – in the second
T20 Finals Day: Lancashire spin stars can fire Red Rose to glory at Edgbaston
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
They face Hampshire – who they beat at the same stage last year – in the second semi-final at Edgbaston. And victory would set up a potential rematch of last year's final against Birmingham Bears, who face Northamptonshire this morning. Taking the... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
T20 Finals Day: Lancashire's Ashley Giles admits he was worriedDespite inheriting a side that only missed out on winning the competition on th
T20 Finals Day: Lancashire's Ashley Giles admits he was worried
Manchester Evening News / Posted 2 days ago
Despite inheriting a side that only missed out on winning the competition on the final ball just eight months earlier, the new Lancashire boss had concerns over their chances of simply getting out of the group stage this time around. IN PICTURES:... Read more
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Sporting Life
Rashid puts Yorkshire in charge A review of Saturday's LV= County Championship action as Adil Rashid put York
Rashid puts Yorkshire in charge
Sporting Life / Posted 8 days ago
A review of Saturday's LV= County Championship action as Adil Rashid put Yorkshire in charge against Sussex. Royal London One Day Cup. Click here to bet.Adil Rashid: Has put Yorkshire on top at Hove England hopeful... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Lancashire's Karl Brown scores first century in four yearsThe visitors ended the day 48-1, still 414 behind. And if Lancashire can force
Lancashire's Karl Brown scores first century in four years
Manchester Evening News / Posted 8 days ago
The visitors ended the day 48-1, still 414 behind. And if Lancashire can force a win over the next two days they will secure promotion back to Division One. Brown's last first-class century came back in the 2011 title-winning campaign when he made... Read more
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ESPN Cricinfo
Familiar foes meet on Finals DayJames Faulkner kept his nerve at Canterbury to send Lancashire through on fewer
Familiar foes meet on Finals Day
ESPN Cricinfo / Posted 14 days ago
James Faulkner kept his nerve at Canterbury to send Lancashire through on fewer wickets lost Three of the four teams who contested Finals Day in 2014 will meet again later this month to determine the winner of the NatWest T20 Blast. Birmingham, the... Read more
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Kingston Guardian
Lancashire progress after tieKent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerv
Lancashire progress after tie
Kingston Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Kent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerve jangling last ball tie in Canterbury saw Lancashire progress to finals day by losing fewer wickets. Needing 143 for victory, half-centuries from Lancashire's Ashwell... Read more
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Wandsworth Guardian
Lancashire progress after tieKent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerv
Lancashire progress after tie
Wandsworth Guardian / Posted 15 days ago
Kent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerve jangling last ball tie in Canterbury saw Lancashire progress to finals day by losing fewer wickets. Needing 143 for victory, half-centuries from Lancashire's Ashwell... Read more
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Harrow Times
Lancashire progress after tieKent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerv
Lancashire progress after tie
Harrow Times / Posted 15 days ago
Kent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerve jangling last ball tie in Canterbury saw Lancashire progress to finals day by losing fewer wickets. Needing 143 for victory, half-centuries from Lancashire's Ashwell... Read more
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St Albans & Harpenden Review
Lancashire progress after tieKent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerv
Lancashire progress after tie
St Albans & Harpenden Review / Posted 15 days ago
Kent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerve jangling last ball tie in Canterbury saw Lancashire progress to finals day by losing fewer wickets. Needing 143 for victory, half-centuries from Lancashire's Ashwell... Read more
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Oxford Mail
Lancashire progress after tieKent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerv
Lancashire progress after tie
Oxford Mail / Posted 15 days ago
Kent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerve jangling last ball tie in Canterbury saw Lancashire progress to finals day by losing fewer wickets. Needing 143 for victory, half-centuries from Lancashire's Ashwell... Read more
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Gazette
Lancashire progress after tieKent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerv
Lancashire progress after tie
Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
Kent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerve jangling last ball tie in Canterbury saw Lancashire progress to finals day by losing fewer wickets. Needing 143 for victory, half-centuries from Lancashire's Ashwell... Read more
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Shropshire Star
Lancashire progress after tie « Shropshire StarNeeding 143 for victory, half-centuries from Lancashire's Ashwell Prince and ma
Lancashire progress after tie « Shropshire Star
Shropshire Star / Posted 15 days ago
Needing 143 for victory, half-centuries from Lancashire's Ashwell Prince and man-of-the-match Jos Buttler set up a dramatic finale in which the visitors needed six to win from the final over of the match bowled by Matt Coles (three for 22). In front... Read more
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guardian-series
Lancashire progress after tieKent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerv
Lancashire progress after tie
guardian-series / Posted 15 days ago
Kent Spitfires crashed out of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals after a nerve jangling last ball tie in Canterbury saw Lancashire progress to finals day by losing fewer wickets. Needing 143 for victory, half-centuries from Lancashire's Ashwell... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Lancashire CCC tie quarter-final at Canterbury but go through on losing fewer wickets Lancashire through to NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day after thrilling win over KentLancashire will play Hampshire in the semi-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast afte
Lancashire CCC tie quarter-final at Canterbury but go through on losing fewer wickets Lancashire through to NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day after thrilling win over Kent
Manchester Evening News / Posted 15 days ago
Lancashire will play Hampshire in the semi-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast after booking their place at Finals Day in the most dramatic fashion. Chasing Kent's 142 all out at Canterbury, Lancashire needed just six runs to win off the final over... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Steven Croft out to finally end Lancashire's NatWest T20 Blast jinxRemarkably, the Lancashire captain will today play his 116th consecutive T20 ma
Steven Croft out to finally end Lancashire's NatWest T20 Blast jinx
Manchester Evening News / Posted 16 days ago
Remarkably, the Lancashire captain will today play his 116th consecutive T20 match for the county. Only three players – Indian heroes MS Dhoni, Virat Kohli and Suresh Raina – have longer unbroken runs for their teams. During that time, Croft has... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Ashes hero Jos Buttler on T20 Blast mission with LancashireFrom the doom and gloom of the winter – which saw England limp out of the World
Ashes hero Jos Buttler on T20 Blast mission with Lancashire
Manchester Evening News / Posted 17 days ago
From the doom and gloom of the winter – which saw England limp out of the World Cup, fail to beat the West Indies and then lose their coach – Buttler and the Three Lions are now riding on the crest of a wave as they head into the final Test at The... Read more
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norwichadvertiser24
Kent lose Royal London Cup match by 51 runs to on form Lancashire LightningKent’s Sam Northeast Apart from Alex Blake’s 89, the team’s batsmen failed to
Kent lose Royal London Cup match by 51 runs to on form Lancashire Lightning
norwichadvertiser24 / Posted 20 days ago
Kent’s Sam Northeast Apart from Alex Blake’s 89, the team’s batsmen failed to impress To send a link to this page to a friend, you must be logged in. Kent’s summer... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Lancashire go on NatWest T20 Blast spying mission to KentKent have qualified for the T20 quarter-finals on the back of topping the South
Lancashire go on NatWest T20 Blast spying mission to Kent
Manchester Evening News / Posted 23 days ago
Kent have qualified for the T20 quarter-finals on the back of topping the South Group. Stephen Parry during the defeat to Nottinghamshire Experienced former Durham seamer Mitch Claydon has led their bowling attack with 19 wickets, just one more... Read more
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Nottingham Post
Lancashire Lightning v Notts Outlaws: Chris Read and Brett Hutton guide their team homeNotts Outlaws continued their march towards the Royal London One Day Cup quarte
Lancashire Lightning v Notts Outlaws: Chris Read and Brett Hutton guide their team home
Nottingham Post / Posted 26 days ago
Notts Outlaws continued their march towards the Royal London One Day Cup quarter-finals by beating Lancashire by four wickets in a tense clash at Liverpool, their fourth win from five Group B matches. The Outlaws restricted the Lightning to a below... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Ashley Giles frustrated as Lancashire slump to last over defeat by WarwickshireHaving fought their way back into the clash after Warwickshire made a blisterin
Ashley Giles frustrated as Lancashire slump to last over defeat by Warwickshire
Manchester Evening News / Posted 28 days ago
Having fought their way back into the clash after Warwickshire made a blistering start to their chase of 266 to win at Emirates Old Trafford , Lancashire failed to defend 13 off the last over and lost by three wickets off the penultimate ball. IN... Read more
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Manchester Evening News
Jordan Clark hails impact of James Faulkner at LancashireLancashire chased down 162 for the loss of eight wickets, with Faulkner also st
Jordan Clark hails impact of James Faulkner at Lancashire
Manchester Evening News / Posted 30 days ago
Lancashire chased down 162 for the loss of eight wickets, with Faulkner also starring. The Aussie claimed 2-27 from 10 overs of left-arm seam before hitting 35 to lead a recovery from 93-6, sharing 47 for the seventh wicket with fellow all-rounder... Read more

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