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Anderson in line to bowl historic ball at Old Trafford

James Anderson, the Lancashire and England fast bowler, could bowl the first delivery in first-class cricket at Old Trafford from the “new” Pavilion End. Lancashire may not have been done any favours by the England management over player availability in … Continue reading

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Wainwright fizzing after leaving Yorkshire “bubble”

This may be a good time to ask David Wainwright if he feels he made the right move in leaving Yorkshire for a fresh start with Derbyshire. Having passed up the option of a further year at Headingley because he … Continue reading

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Lancashire step up the search for Cumbes’ successor

Lancashire were continuing their preparations for the defence of the County Championship in Cambridge over the Easter weekend with the club also stepping up the process of appointing a new chief executive. Jim Cumbes has already deferred his retirement twice … Continue reading

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“Elation and relief” as Redfern ends century wait

No longer is Dan Redfern burdened by the knowledge that he has yet to score his maiden first-class century. By hitting 110 on the opening day of the new campaign against Northants, the Derbyshire left-hander became the first batsman in … Continue reading

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Kerrigan or Keedy, or both? Lancashire’s dilemma

Keedy or Kerrigan? That is the most ticklish selection question confronting Lancashire before they launch their defence of the LV= County Championship title on April 12 – and the answer, in their opening fixture against Sussex at Aigburth, could yet … Continue reading

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Lancashire staying calm despite record £4m loss

Don’t panic. That was the crux of the message that Lancashire stressed to their members in an annual report that revealed eyewatering losses of almost £4m, smashing the previous record for the worst financial results in county cricket history. Tempting … Continue reading

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Good news for Palladino after operation on broken jaw

Less than 24 hours after flying back from Derbyshire’s tour to Barbados with a broken jaw and little hope of playing in the first month of the season, Tony Palladino was having an operation and looking forward to being fit … Continue reading

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Palladino suffers broken jaw in fielding practice

A broken jaw may rule Tony Palladino, Derbyshire’s leading wicket-taker in the County Championship last season, out for the first month of the new campaign. On the second day of nets in the county’s pre-season tour to Barbados, the 28-year-old … Continue reading

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County scorers see problems with new data deal

The county scorers are maintaining a diplomatic silence over the appointment of nine new analysts employed by Opta, the sports data specialists, who will circulate details of county matches to the media this coming season. Scorers have previously supplied the … Continue reading

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Naqaash keen to take his chance with Lancashire

Lancashire have made Naqaash Tahir a surprise and low-profile addition to their seam bowling options for the forthcoming season. Tahir, a 28-year-old from Birmingham who has been with Warwickshire for more than a decade, has signed a one-year contract. “We’re … Continue reading

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