Ashley Giles praises Lancashire spinners for inspiring fine home win

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:46am Thursday 28th May 2015

LANCASHIRE’S Director of Cricket Ashley Giles heaped praise on spin kings Arron Lilley and Simon Kerrigan after the pair inspired the Red Rose to victory over Derbyshire at Southport.

Impressive Ashwell Prince puts Lancashire in control

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:56am Wednesday 27th May 2015

DERBYSHIRE lost a couple of vital wickets in the last two overs of the day at Southport to leave Lancashire slight favourites to win the LV= Division Two match at Trafalgar Road.

South African duo set new record for Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:07am Tuesday 26th May 2015

A RECORD-BREAKING third-wicket stand of 258 in 60 overs by Ashwell Prince and Alviro Petersen restored Lancashire’s fortunes in their County Championship clash with Derbyshire.

Lancashire star Jos Buttler plays key role in England fightback

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:49am Friday 22nd May 2015

LANCASHIRE’S Jos Buttler made an impressive 67 as England made a remarkable recovery on day one of the opening summer Test with New Zealand at Lord’s.

Lancashire's Karl Brown eager for NatWest T20 Blast home victory

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:50am Friday 22nd May 2015

KARL Brown has hailed Lancashire as a ‘great’ Twenty20 side on home turf at Emirates Old Trafford as the Lightning look to make it two wins from two against Durham.

Glenn Chapple inspired match-winning spell, insists Lancashire hero Tom Bailey

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:40am Thursday 21st May 2015

LANCASHIRE seamer Tom Bailey said working with Glenn Chapple recently had been a huge factor after finishing with a career-best 5-12 from nine overs as Lancashire routed Leicestershire for 78 to complete victory by 244 runs.

Lancashire CCC ace 'breaks hand in dressing room'

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:15am Friday 15th May 2015

LANCASHIRE batsman Luis Reece has broken his hand after an incident in the dressing room, according to cricket director and head coach Ashley Giles.

Lancashire slip to 91-run defeat at Old Trafford

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:50am Thursday 14th May 2015

LANCASHIRE suffered a 91-run defeat to Gloucestershire during an eventful final day of their LV= County Championship fixture at Emirates Old Trafford.

Croft happy with draw as Lancashire stay on top

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:11pm Thursday 7th May 2015

LANCASHIRE remain top of the LV= County Championship second division after having to settle for a draw at Northamptonshire.

Skipper Tom Smith still out for Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:51am Friday 1st May 2015

LANCASHIRE will be without skipper Tom Smith for the trip to Northamptonshire which starts on Sunday as they bid to make it three wins from three in the LV County Championship.

Visitors defiant in face of big defeat at Old Trafford

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:50am Wednesday 29th April 2015

KENT’S batsmen offered stubborn resistance to Lancashire’s bowlers after being forced to follow on during the third morning of their LV= Division Two match at Emirates Old Trafford — but the visitors still need 44 runs to make Steven Croft’s team bat again.

Alastair Cook hails James Anderson showing in England win

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:50am Monday 27th April 2015

ENGLAND captain Alastair Cook hailed Burnley fast bowler James Anderson for “an outstanding spell” which set up the nine-wicket victory over West Indies in Grenada.

Meet James Anderson's first Lancashire League victim - even though he doesn't remember it...

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:10am Thursday 23rd April 2015

IT ALL began at Alexandra Meadows, Blackburn, when a fresh faced 15-year-old by the name of James Anderson made his senior cricket debut for his hometown club Burnley.

Kyle Jarvis on form as Lancashire claim win at Derbyshire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:56am Thursday 23rd April 2015

KYLE Jarvis delivered his best bowling performance for Lancashire as they cruised to a 250-run victory over Derbyshire on the final day of the County Championship Division Two match at Derby.

England ace James Anderson could have been snooker star

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:02am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

JAMES Anderson could have ended up at the Crucible playing snooker this week rather than bidding to add to his record-breaking England wicket tally.

Record-breaking Alex Davies rescues Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:59am Wednesday 22nd April 2015

ALEX Davies wrote his name into the record books as Lancashire took control of their match with Derbyshire on day three of the LV County Championship Division Two match.

James Anderson’s former Burnley team-mate Brown recalls the bowler’s rise to the top

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:01am Tuesday 21st April 2015

IN recent years Jimmy Anderson has become England’s go-to bowler when they need a wicket - he is the man for the big occasion.

RECORD BREAKER: 'Freddie' Flintoff thrilled for Burnley lad Anderson

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:16am Monday 20th April 2015

ANDREW Flintoff is delighted record-breaker James Anderson stands alone as England’s leading Test wicket-taker - and believes his fellow Lancastrian can scale even further heights in years to come.

RECORD BREAKER: Jimmy Anderson becomes England's leading Test wicket taker

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

9:12pm Friday 17th April 2015

BURNLEY'S Jimmy Anderson has become England's leading wicket-taker in Test cricket after surpassing Sir Ian Botham's record.

Record-breaker James Anderson admits frustration in West Indies draw

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:15pm Saturday 18th April 2015

BURNLEY record-breaker James Anderson admits the delight at passing Sir Ian Botham’s Sir Ian Botham as England's top Test-wicket taker was tempered by the frustration at not beating the West Indies in the first Test in Antigua.

Lancashire's James Anderson two short of record as West Indies battle on

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:12am Friday 17th April 2015

STUART Broad made the early breakthrough as West Indies began their unlikely pursuit of 438 in the first Test, with James Anderson’s pursuit of a place in the history books set to continue today.

Lancashire paceman James Anderson closing in on Ian Botham's England record

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:58am Thursday 16th April 2015

ENGLAND dismissed the West Indies for 295 on the third afternoon of the first Test in Antigua, with Burnley ace James Anderson claiming the final wicket to move within one of Sir Ian Botham’s national record.

Burnley star James Anderson closing in on England record

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:34am Wednesday 15th April 2015

JAMES Anderson moved one wicket closer to a place in England’s record books on day two of the first Test against the West Indies.

Botham expects England Test-wicket record to go in first Test

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:11am Tuesday 14th April 2015

SIR Ian Botham believes his England Test-wicket record will be broken by James Anderson in the first Test against the West Indies.

Davies dreams of following Buttler into England team

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

2:00pm Saturday 11th April 2015

THE Davies name can take you a long way at Darwen Cricket Club. But when wicketkeeper/batsman Alex Davies landed in Adelaide this winter, the days he would throw down balls to his dad as a toddler seemed a distant memory.

Axing Anderson from England squad would be crazy, insists Gough

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:59am Friday 3rd April 2015

IN the aftermath of a disastrous World Cup in Australia; clamour for fresh blood in both the England one-day and Test teams has been intensifying but Darren Gough has dismissed calls to axe Burnley-born pace ace James Anderson as ludicrous.

Lancashire on look-out after Peter Siddle Ashes call

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:12am Wednesday 1st April 2015

LANCASHIRE are searching for a replacement for star signing Peter Siddle after the fast bowler was called into Australia’s squad for the Ashes.

Simon Kerrigan: Lancashire captain Tom Smith has backing from all his team-mates

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:25am Tuesday 31st March 2015

LANCASHIRE skipper Tom Smith must take an individual approach to captaining the Red Rose ahead of the new season, believes spinner Simon Kerrigan.

Lancashire vice-captain Steven Croft sets sights on promotion

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:30am Wednesday 25th March 2015

LANCASHIRE vice-captain Steven Croft believes being dropped has made him a better player as he targets promotion in 2015.

Lancashire star Stephen Parry eager for success

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:57am Friday 20th March 2015

LANCASHIRE star Stephen Parry has set his stall out on limited overs success this season.

Burnley paceman James Anderson set to break England record in West Indies

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:23am Thursday 19th March 2015

JAMES Anderson looks set to get the chance to eclipse Sir Ian Botham’s Test match record next month having been named in the England squad for the series with the West Indies.

Lancashire set for Dubai trip ahead of new season

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:51am Wednesday 18th March 2015

LANCASHIRE skipper Tom Smith believes his side’s pre-season trip to Dubai will stand them in good stead for the new County Championship season.

I'm fighting for my England future, says Lancashire fast bowler James Anderson

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:12am Thursday 12th March 2015

FAST bowler James Anderson has warned all England’s World Cup flops will face battles to salvage their limited-overs careers.

Kevin Pietersen conversation irrelevant, believes England batsman Joe Root

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:46am Tuesday 3rd March 2015

ENGLAND batsman Joe Root has dismissed speculation that Kevin Pietersen could make an astonishing return to the team as “completely irrelevant”.

England captain Eoin Morgan refusing to think about early World Cup exit

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:10am Monday 2nd March 2015

CAPTAIN Eoin Morgan will not entertain thoughts of a premature World Cup exit even though a nine-wicket defeat to Sri Lanka left England on the brink of disaster.

SATURDAY INTERVIEW: Tom Smith chomping at the bit to kick off Lancashire’s bid for honours

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:44pm Saturday 21st February 2015

IT TOOK Tom Smith a matter of seconds to say ‘yes’ to one of the biggest jobs in county cricket.

Eoin Morgan: Lancashire star Jos Buttler is the perfect England vice-captain

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:20am Thursday 19th February 2015

ENGLAND skipper Eoin Morgan believes Jos Buttler is the perfect vice-captain as England prepare to take on New Zealand in their second World Cup match in the early hours of tomorrow morning.

Lancashire ace Jos Buttler insists England should aim high at World Cup

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:59am Friday 13th February 2015

FOR Lancashire star Jos Buttler the time for talking about improvement is over, it is results that count as England prepare to take on Australia in the opening match of the Cricket World Cup tomorrow.

Tom Smith appointed Lancashire County Cricket Club captain

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:00am Wednesday 11th February 2015

ALL-ROUNDER Tom Smith has been announced as Lancashire County Cricket Club captain for the 2015 season.

Lancashire star Jos Buttler desperate to realise his potential at World Cup

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

10:10am Monday 9th February 2015

WICKETKEEPER-BATSMAN Jos Buttler hopes the World Cup can provide the perfect stage for his coming of age as an England player.

Marylebone Cricket Club membership honour for delighted Arran Brindle

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

12:02pm Thursday 5th February 2015

EAST Lancashire’s former England international Arran Brindle admitted she was delighted and honoured to be awarded an honorary life membership by Marylebone Cricket Club.

Lancashire Cricket Board seeking new talent

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:11am Wednesday 4th February 2015

TALENT searches run by Lancashire Cricket Board, Lancashire County Cricket Club and the Lancashire County Cricket Club Foundation are taking place in East Lancashire to find young players.

Lancashire offer free T20 Blast tickets for children

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: STAR MAN: Jos Buttler on the way to reaching 47 from only 16 balls

10:54am Tuesday 27th January 2015

LANCASHIRE will continue to offer free admission for children when their T20 Blast campaign gets underway this summer.

South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen tipped to succeed at Lancashire

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:29am Friday 23rd January 2015

ALVIRO Petersen will bring added discipline and batting consistency to Lancashire, according to former Enfield team-mate Adam Bracewell.

England and Lancashire bowler James Anderson cools talk of cricket sledging problem

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:15am Thursday 22nd January 2015

JAMES Anderson believes talk of a sledging epidemic in cricket is being overplayed, with the problem no worse than it has ever been in the game.

Zimbabwean paceman Kyle Jarvis wants to take T20 form into four-day campaign

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:20am Thursday 22nd January 2015

PACEMAN Kyle Jarvis says rediscovering his confidence will help him make a better impression with Lancashire.

Ashley Giles: Lancashire have two of the best spinners in county cricket

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: Stephen Parry hopes to be recalled by England but knows his chances are slim

11:57am Wednesday 21st January 2015

LANCASHIRE have two of the best spinners in county cricket in their squad, according to Ashley Giles.

VIDEO: Watch Lancashire all-rounder Freddie Flintoff sing Elvis during LIVE Big Bash game

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

4:00pm Thursday 15th January 2015

ANDREW 'Freddie' Flintoff is one of the most entertaining cricketers in living memory - his Ashes exploits highlighting that.

James Anderson: Phil Hughes death gave me doubts about bowling

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen: James Anderson

12:36pm Wednesday 14th January 2015

LANCASHIRE star James Anderson has admitted he was plagued by “doubts” about bowling following the death of Australia batsman Philip Hughes in November.

FAITH IN YOUTH: Lancashire could start 2015 season without overseas bowler

Lancaster And Morecambe Citizen:

11:20am Tuesday 13th January 2015

LANCASHIRE could start the 2015 season without an overseas bowler after Ashley Giles revealed he was impressed with the youngsters coming through the ranks at Old Trafford.


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