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Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 30 years 326 days

Major teams Auckland, Lancashire, Lancashire Cricket Board, Northern Districts

Nickname Crofty

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Right-arm medium-fast, Right-arm offbreak

Height 5 ft 11 in

Education Highfield High, Blackpool; Myerscough College

Steven John Croft
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 127 197 19 5933 156 33.33 11300 52.50 10 35 123 0
List A 128 115 21 3200 107 34.04 1 25 64 0
Twenty20 135 127 27 3177 94* 31.77 2562 124.00 0 20 257 89 81 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 127 4589 2582 63 6/41 9/105 40.98 3.37 72.8 1 1 0
List A 128 2344 2114 57 4/24 4/24 37.08 5.41 41.1 2 0 0
Twenty20 135 80 1227 1549 55 3/6 3/6 28.16 7.57 22.3 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford UCCE v Lancashire at Oxford, May 25-27, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Glamorgan at Manchester, Aug 21-24, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Lancashire v Glamorgan at Manchester, Aug 19, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Northamptonshire v Lancashire at Birmingham, Aug 29, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
9, 1/24 Lancashire v Northants Birmingham 29 Aug 2015 T20
0/16, 9 Lancashire v Hampshire Birmingham 29 Aug 2015 T20
67, 1/3 Lancashire v Glamorgan Manchester 21 Aug 2015 FC
- Lancashire v Glamorgan Manchester 19 Aug 2015 LA
25, 0/29 Lancashire v Hampshire Southampton 17 Aug 2015 LA
0/16, 4 Lancashire v Kent Canterbury 15 Aug 2015 T20
55, 0/14 Lancashire v Kent Canterbury 8 Aug 2015 LA
38, 0/7 Lancashire v Notts Liverpool 4 Aug 2015 LA
2, 2/55 Lancashire v Warwickshire Manchester 2 Aug 2015 LA
1/7, 3 Lancashire v Middlesex Blackpool 29 Jul 2015 LA
Profile

Steven Croft emerged as a major figure in the Lancashire in 2010 and etched an indelible mark on the county's history in 2011 by hitting the winning runs on the fourth day of the final County Championship match, against Somerset at Taunton, to clinch the county's first outright title in 77 years. It capped a memorable season in which he had also captained Lancashire's one-day side, notably leading them to a place at the Friends Life T20 finals day.

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Aug 29, 2015

Steven Croft and Ashley Giles pose with the Blast trophy, Northamptonshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast final, Edgbaston, August 29, 2015

Steven Croft and Ashley Giles pose with the Blast trophy

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Aug 29, 2015

Steven Croft receives the NatWest Blast trophy, Northamptonshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Final, Edgbaston, August 29, 2015

Steven Croft receives the NatWest Blast trophy

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Aug 29, 2015

Northamptonshire's Alex Wakley and Steven Croft of Lancashire toss the coin ahead of the Final, Northamptonshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Final, Edgbaston, August 29, 2015

Northamptonshire's Alex Wakley and Steven Croft of Lancashire toss the coin ahead of the Final

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Country Fixtures Country Results
Durham v Hampshire at Chester-le-Street - Sep 1-4
Durham 213 Hampshire 77/3 (30 ov)
Essex v Northants at Chelmsford - Sep 1-4
Essex 177/6 (52.2 ov)
Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury - Sep 1-4
Kent 235/3 (70 ov)
Leics v Gloucs at Leicester - Sep 1-4
Leics 127/2 (43.4 ov)
Surrey v Derbyshire at The Oval - Sep 1-4
Derbyshire 209/5 (73.1 ov)
Warwickshire v Middlesex at Birmingham
Sep 1-4, 2015 (10:30 local | 09:30 GMT | 05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT)
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 1-4
Worcs 185/9 (70 ov)
Yorkshire v Somerset at Leeds - Sep 1-4
Somerset 110 Yorkshire 138/3 (54 ov)
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