Lytham and St Annes cricket captains can't wait to get the ball rolling

Ben Saunders and Nathan Armstrong are looking forward to their first full season as captains of Lytham and St Annes respectively as the cricket campaign gets under way this Saturday for the Fylde clubs.

Lancashire cricketer Steven Croft outside Brian House

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It was a bit of a freak morning with 12 wickets falling for hardly any runs on the final day of our game against Nottinghamshire.

Lancashire captain Liam Livingstone

Remarkable morning sees Lancashire crash to Nottinghamshire defeat

Lancashire lost their last eight wickets for 15 runs as they crashed to a six-wicket defeat at the hands of newly-promoted Nottinghamshire in their opening game of the new County Championship season.

Liam Livingstone

Notts have the edge going into final day against Lancashire

No play was possible after tea on the third day of Lancashire’s Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire.

Graham Onions took his first Red Rose wicket

Sixteen wickets fall as Lancashire and Notts make up for lost time

Tom Bailey struck three late blows and Joe Mennie took his first two wickets for Lancashire to leave their Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire evenly poised at the end of what was effectively the first day of the game at Emirates Old Trafford


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It’s a great honour for me to receive a testimonial year with Lancashire.


Lancashire head coach Glen Chapple praises Steven Croft's drive to be a Red Rose mainstay

Lancashire head coach Glen Chapple has praised Steven Croft’s drive to be a key figure for the Red Rose this season.

Toby Lester ready to learn from the best as he bids to make Lancashire breakthrough

Toby Lester admits he sometimes has to pinch himself when he looks around the star names in the Lancashire dressing room.

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Saqib Mahmood

New Lancashire deals for pace pair Bailey and Mahmood

Fast bowlers Saqib Mahmood and Tom Bailey have signed extended contracts with Lancashire County Cricket Club.

Former Blackpool ace Liam Livingstone is Lancashire's new skipper

Croft pledges to help out new captain Liam

Steven Croft is backing Liam Livingstone, his replacement as Lancashire’s captain, to shine in his new role.

Alex Davies

Davies extends Lancashire contract after record-breaking season

Alex Davies has signed an extended contract with Lancashire CCC until the end of the 2020 season.

Lancashire's Stephen Parry

Lancashire CCC pair put pen to paper

Lancashire Cricket Club duo Stephen Parry and Dane Vilas have signed contract extensions until – at least – the end of the 2019 season.

Lancashire chairman David Hodgkiss

Red Rose can flower in hosting international cricket

Lancashire CCC chairman David Hodgkiss has spoken of his pride after the county was awarded a top international match package.

Charlotte Short hitting out for Carr Hill

Cricket season starts early for Blackpool and Fylde girls

Thoughts of summer brighten up these chilly days and an indoor cricket event at Blackpool Sports Centre in Stanley Park  gave girls from Carr Hill, St Mary’s and South Shore Academy a warm glow.

Lancashire's new signing Joe Mennie

Chilton made a Mark on Lancashire CCC’s new man Mennie

Lancashire’s overseas signing for the 2018 season, Joe Mennie, revealed the part played by assistant coach Mark Chilton in persuading him to join the Red Rose.

Jos Buttler inspired England to a one-day series win against Australia

Lancashire’s Buttler serves up series success for England

Eoin Morgan hailed Jos Buttler’s role in the series-clinching victory over Australia and declared England’s performance the best of his captaincy.

Mennie in action for the Sheffield Shield

Lancashire announce Australian Joe Mennie as 2018 overseas player

Lancashire have signed Australian bowler Joe Mennie as their overseas player for 2018.

Lancashire skipper Liam Livingstone

Lancashire’s Liam ready for the Tests ahead

England call-up Liam Livingstone believes his Test credentials should not be judged on how he fared in two Twenty20 internationals last summer.

Liam Livinstone

England Test call for Lancashire captain Livingstone

Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone has been named in the England Test squad for the first time ahead of the  two-match series against New Zealand in March.

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