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England U19 tour selection for Abid delights Stanworth

Lancashire were delighted by this week’s selection of Mo Abid, a young leg-spinner from Ashton-under-Lyne, in the England under-19 squad that will head for Queensland next month for a quadrangular one-day series against Australia, India and New Zealand. But they … Continue reading

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Prince looks a perfect fit in Lancashire middle order

Lancashire have significantly strengthened their batting line-up ahead of next season’s County Championship defence by signing Ashwell Prince, the South African who is already a popular figure at Old Trafford after two previous stints with the club in the last … Continue reading

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Cumbes delays retirement again to help Lancashire

Jim Cumbes has delayed his retirement as Lancashire’s chief executive yet again to avoid unnecessary upheaval at the club as the redevelopment of Old Trafford reaches the crucial final stages. Cumbes, the former county seamer and Football League goalkeeper, has … Continue reading

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Derbyshire confirm return of Khawaja during 2012 season

Derbyshire have completed the signing of Usman Khawaja for the second half of the 2012 season, thus giving them the same combination of young international talent to fill their overseas player role that they had last year. This time, New Zealand … Continue reading

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India trip to help Derbyshire prepare for season

Six members of the Derbyshire squad have been sent to India as part of their preparations for the new cricket season. Paul Borrington, Dan Redfern, Jake Needham, Tom Poynton, Matt Lineker and Peter Burgoyne are to spend nine days training … Continue reading

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Veteran Keedy ready for his Bangladesh adventure

Gary Keedy will stage a Lancashire reunion with Stuart Law and the county’s former analyst Jason Swift in the unlikely surroundings of Sylhet, in the north-east of Bangladesh, this winter. The Yorkshireman has secured a contract in the Bangladesh Premier … Continue reading

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Moores puts international ambitions further on hold

Peter Moores has put his unfinished business in international cricket on the backburner for at least two more summers after concluding a new contract with Lancashire that runs until early 2014. Moores has been contacted regarding several of the international … Continue reading

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Jack Bond leads tributes to Roy Tattersall

Jack Bond has led the tributes to Roy Tattersall, the former Lancashire and England spinner who has died at the age of 89. “He was an excellent bowler and a lovely, mild-mannered man,” said Bond, the former Lancashire captain who … Continue reading

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Krikken to give Poynton his chance at Derbyshire

Head coach Karl Krikken will not be looking to bring another wicketkeeper on to the Derbyshire staff following the loss of Luke Sutton. Sutton, skipper and the first choice behind the stumps for the county last season, announced his retirement this … Continue reading

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Madsen confident of meeting Derbyshire challenge

Derbyshire have moved swiftly to make Wayne Madsen their new captain following the shock retirement of Luke Sutton. The 27-year-old batsman, who has led teams in his native South Africa and captained Derbyshire in one-day matches towards the end of … Continue reading

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