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Khan signs up for Lancashire T-20 campaign

Lancashire have re-signed Pakistan international Junaid Khan for the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast.

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No T-20 at Stanley Park

Stanley Park misses out on T-20 clash

Plans to stage a trailblazing Lancashire fixture at Stanley Park, home of Blackpool Cricket Club, have been scrapped.

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Joe Root

Root named England captain

England have appointed Joe Root as their new Test captain.

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Saqib Mahmood - thrilled

Lancashire duo sign up to new deals

Liam Livingstone and Saqib Mahmood have signed new contracts to stay at Old Trafford.

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Alastair Cook poses with the Urn in 2013

Cook quits as Test skipper

Alastair Cook has stepped down as England Test captain.

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Lancashire women to make history

Lancashire women to make history

Lancashire Thunder will be a part of history later this summer as they play in two of the first ever televised domestic women’s matches in this country after the ECB finalised the 2017 Kia Super League fixtures.

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Chanderpaul - back at Old Trafford

West Indian veteran returns to Lancashire Cricket Club

Lancashire have announced the double signing of former West Indian Test player Shivnarine Chanderpaul and South Africa wicket-keeper batsman Dane Vilas.

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Tom Smith

Lancashire ace Smith quits cricket

Lancashire all-rounder Tom Smith has announced his retirement from cricket due to injury.

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Croft - Lytham link-up

Lancashire skipper Croft joins Lytham

Lytham Cricket Club have announced that Lancashire skipper Steven Croft will play for them in the Liverpool Competition this season.

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Lancashire's new head coach Glen Chapple and his assistant Mark Chilton. Photo: Lancashire County Cricket Club

Chappy so happy to be Red Rose head coach

Glen Chapple believes it is the perfect moment for him to become the new head coach of Lancashire.

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Chapple - taking over

Chapple and Chilton at Lancs helm

Lancashire have announced former captains Glen Chapple and Mark Chilton as their permanent head coach and assistant.

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Kiwi Daryl Mitchell

D-Day looms for Pool’s pro verdict

Blackpool Cricket Club hope to find out early next week if New Zealander Daryl Mitchell will return as professional at Stanley Park for the 2017 Northern Premier League season.

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Chapple - promoted after Giles departure

Chapple and Chilton taking charge at Lancs

Lancashire have named former players Glen Chapple and Mark Chilton as acting head coach and acting assistant coach respectively after cricket director and head coach Ashley Giles returned to Warwickshire

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Ashley Giles

Giles leaves Lancashire and returns to Warwickshire

Ashley Giles has left Lancashire to return to former club Warwickshire as sport director.

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Petersen - two-year ban

Lancashire batsman in two-year ban

Lancashire and former South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen has been banned for two years after admitting attempting to cover up a match-fixing scandal.

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Alastair Cook

Future’s unclear for Cook

Alastair Cook will not make any immediate decision on whether he will continue as England captain after he came under further scrutiny for their embarrassing collapse in the final Test against India.

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The Indian players celebrate the dismissal of Adil Rashid

Woeful England slump to heavy defeat

England had no answer to Ravindra Jadeja as their attempt to salvage a stalemate fell flat with an innings defeat in the fifth Test in Chennai.

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England's captain Alastair Cook, right, shakes hand with India's Karun Nair after he reached his 300.

England stunned by India record-breakers

England conceded their highest-ever Test score to any opposition as triple-centurion Karun Nair piled on the agony for Alastair Cook’s tourists in India’s own national-record 759 for seven declared.

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Moeen Ali salutes his century

Century-maker Ali heads fightback

Moeen Ali took centre stage with an unbeaten hundred as England overcame their sticky start to the Fifth Test against India in Chennai

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Anderson - missing

Anderson ruled out of Test

England seamer James Anderson has been ruled out of the final Test against India due to “body soreness”.

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