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Lancashire claim runners-up spot with win

Lancashire knocked off the final 44 runs required without losing another wicket as they beat Surrey by seven wickets at Old Trafford to clinch second place in Division One of the Specsavers County Championship.

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Livingstone - all-round ace

Livingstone steers Lancashire to the brink of victory

Liam Livingstone took six wickets and notched a half-century on day three as Lancashire closed in on victory in their Specsavers County Championship clash with Surrey at Old Trafford.

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Graham Onions

Onions signs for Red Rose

Lancashire has confirmed the signing of Durham bowler Graham Onions on a two-year contract.

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Graham Onions

Lancashire sign second England star from Durham as Allott takes top job and Flintoff joins board

Lancashire County Cricket Club have confirmed the signing of Durham bowler Graham Onions on a two-year contract on the day Old Trafford favourites Paul Allott and Andrew Flintoff assumed new roles at the club.

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Lancashire collapse

Lancashire feeling the pressure at Old Trafford

Lancashire were under the cosh on day two of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Lancashire at Old Trafford as Surrey turned the pre-lunch session in their favour.

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Jennings - Old Trafford-bound

Jennings quits Durham to sign for Lancashire on four-year deal

Lancashire have signed England opening batsman Keaton Jennings from Durham on a four-year contract.

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Lancashire's final match

Lancashire make bid for runners-up spot

Saqib Mahmood took a career-best four for 50 as Lancashire had the better of the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Surrey at Old Trafford.

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Bailey - early chances

Honours even at Old Trafford

Lancashire struck twice before lunch on day one of their Specsavers County Championship clash – a game where the winners will finish second in division one.

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Garstang with the Palace Shield  Picture: Garstang CC

Fylde coast cricket: Final weekend review

Palace Shield champions Garstang ended their season in winning style with an eight-wicket victory at Croston.

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Lancashire lose to sruggling Somerset

Lancashire lose as Essex are crowned champions

Lancashire lost to Somerset at Taunton in the County Championship, a result which confirmed Essex as first division champions

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Somerset v Lancashire

Lancashire strive to stave off defeat

Lancashire are on the brink of defeat on the final day of their County Championship clash with Somerset at Taunton

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Lancashire - uphill fight

Lancashire up against it in vital Somerset clash

Relegation-threatened Somerset made in-roads into Lancashire's top order to apply pressure on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship First Division match at Taunton.

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Somerset v Lancashire

Lancashire on the back foot in county clash

Lancashire were on the receiving end of a Steven Davies century for Somerset on an absorbing opening day of the Specsavers County Championship match at Taunton

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Bailey - removed Trescothick

Lancashire claim three wickets before lunch

Lancashire won the toss and put Somerset into bat as the home side reached 103 for three at lunch in the County Championship clash at Taunton.

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Matt Grindley

Fylde coast cricket review: St Annes are NPL runners-up and Garstang look sure to lift Palace Shield

St Annes are runners-up in the Northern Premier League despite losing their final match by six wickets at Lancaster.

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Rain stops play

Lancashire held up by rain at Old Trafford

Heavy rain overnight and early morning meant that no play was possible before lunch on the final day of the Specsavers County Championship match between Lancashire and Essex at Old Trafford.

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Nathan Armstrong

St Annes skipper so pleased with first campaign: final weekend for Northern League cricket

St Annes Cricket Club are already sure to finish highest among the Fylde coast’s three Northern League clubs and can secure runners-up spot with victory at bottom club Lancaster in tomorrow’s final round of fixtures.

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Jimmy Anderson has taken his 500th Test wicket

Jimmy left stranded on 499 wickets

Jimmy Anderson is just one wicket short of becoming the first Englishman to reach 500 Test wickets.
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Livingstone has his stumps shattered

Lancashire struggle against title pacesetters

County Championship leaders Essex struck three times before lunch to take command of their clash with title rivals Lancashire as the game finally got underway on the second morning.
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No play at Old Trafford

Rain washes out Lancashire clash

Heavy rain left the outfield waterlogged and prevented any play at all on the first day of the Specsavers County Championship Division One match between Lancashire and Essex at Emirates Old Trafford.

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