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England collapse lets Aussies off the hook

England failed to cash in on centuries from Jonny Bairstow and Dawid Malan as familiar problems persisted on a fluctuating second day in the third Ashes Test.
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Malan celebrates as he brings up his century

Malan ton gives England Ashes hopes a boost

Dawid Malan's maiden Test century gave England the advantage on a spicy first day in Perth.

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Livingstone - long term contract

New skipper signs extended Lancashire deal

Newly-appointed Lancashire Cricket Club captain Liam Livingstone has signed an extended contract at Old Trafford until the end of the 2021 season.

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Lester - contract extended

Seamer Lester agrees new deal at Old Trafford

Poulton cricketer Toby Lester has signed an extended contract with Lancashire.
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Australia's Josh Hazelwood celebrates the wicket of Joe Root

Root digs his heels in as critics take aim

Joe Root insists England are still “massively” in the Ashes series despite falling 2-0 behind with a 120-run defeat in the second Test.

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James Anderson bowls during day three of the Ashes Test match at the Adelaide Oval

Anderson still eyeing England victory

James Anderson believes England can still win the second Test after they staged a final-session fightback against Australia on day three in Adelaide.

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Faulkner - two-year deal

Aussie ace joins Lancashire T-20 campaign

Australian all-rounder James Faulkner has signed a two-year T20 contract with Lancashire.

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Livingstone - new Lancashire captain

Livingstone takes Lancashire lead role

Liam Livingstone is to replace Steven Croft as captain of Lancashire, the Old Trafford club have announced.

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Blackpool CC's Stanley Park cricket ground

Blackpool's Stanley Park to host Lancashire's one-day fixture

Blackpool Cricket Club's Stanley Park will host a Lancashire match in the Royal London One-Day cup in May 2018.
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Kia Super League

Blackpool to stage Lancashire Thunder Roses clash in 2018 Super League

Blackpool Cricket Club will stage a Roses match in cricket’s Kia Super League next season.

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Warner takes a spectacular catch to dismiss Ball

First Ashes Test is delicately poised

The Ashes delivered on its pre-series hype as Australia captain Steve Smith edged an epic battle of will and skill with England's bowlers on an absorbing second day at the Gabba.

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Cummins celebrates the wicket of Root

England make solid start on day one of The Ashes

James Vince blunted the much-hyped Australia attack but fell foul of England's new number one enemy Nathan Lyon just when he was all set to tame the Gabba on day one of the Ashes.

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Club president John Whalley and his predecessor Ken Ashburn

New president sees bright future for Fleetwood Cricket Club

John Whalley is the new president of Fleetwood Cricket Club.
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Anderson - England vice-captain

Anderson handed England vice-captain's role

James Anderson will serve as Joe Root's vice-captain on their Ashes tour, the England camp have confirmed.

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Anderson - ready to answer the call

Anderson ready to answer vice-captain call

Joe Root will have a willing vice-captain if he decides to replace the absent Ben Stokes with James Anderson for the fast-approaching Ashes series.
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Chanderpaul - staying on

Chanderpaul to play on for Lancashire in 2018

West Indian veteran Test batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul will return to Old Trafford for the 2018 season on a one-year contract.

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Parkinson - commits to the county

Old Trafford duo Parkinson and Jones commit to Red Rose

Lancashire pair Matthew Parkinson and Rob Jones have signed contract extensions with the club.

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Signing here - a happy Liam Hurt

Dream Old Trafford move for fast bowler Hurt

Preston-born fast bowler Liam Hurt is celebrating after signing his first professional contract with Lancashire County Cricket Club.

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Fleetwood Cricket Club head coach Liam Castellas

Castellas takes Fleetwood CC coaching role

Fleetwood Cricket Club have appointed Liam Castellas as their first dedicated head coach overseeing senior and junior cricket at Broadwaters.

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Lancashire complete victory

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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