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Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 31 years 230 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 135 208 20 6366 156 33.86 12319 51.67 10 38 129 0
List A 128 115 21 3200 107 34.04 1 25 64 0
Twenty20 137 129 27 3229 94* 31.65 2620 123.24 0 20 258 90 81 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 135 4830 2734 69 6/41 9/105 39.62 3.39 70.0 2 1 0
List A 128 2344 2114 57 4/24 4/24 37.08 5.41 41.1 2 0 0
Twenty20 137 82 1257 1584 55 3/6 3/6 28.80 7.56 22.8 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford UCCE v Lancashire at Oxford, May 25-27, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Surrey at Manchester, May 22-24, 2016 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 Lancashire v Durham at Manchester, May 27, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
21, 0/8 Lancashire v Durham Manchester 27 May 2016 T20
42 Lancashire v Surrey Manchester 22 May 2016 FC
31, 0/27 Lancashire v Derbyshire Manchester 21 May 2016 T20
0/10, 35, 1 Lancashire v Durham Chester-le-Street 15 May 2016 FC
12, 0/0 Lancashire v Hampshire Manchester 8 May 2016 FC
94, 0/7, 0/27 Lancashire v Somerset Taunton 1 May 2016 FC
15 Lancashire v Notts Manchester 17 Apr 2016 FC
103*, 0/9 Lancashire v Cambs MCCU Cambridge 11 Apr 2016 Other
0/18, 11 Lancashire v Yorkshire Dubai 18 Mar 2016 Other T20
38*, 0/17 Lancashire v U.A.E.XI Dubai 18 Mar 2016 Other T20
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
2nd Investec Test: England v Sri Lanka at Chester-le-Street - May 27-31
England 498/9d Sri Lanka 91/8 (40 ov)
Northants v Essex at Northampton - May 28-31
Northants 376/5 (96 ov)
Notts v Durham at Nottingham - May 28-31
Notts 353/6 (96 ov)
Somerset v Surrey at Taunton - May 28-31
Surrey 236/8 (81 ov)
Sussex v Derbyshire at Hove - May 28-31
Derbyshire 142/9 (40 ov)
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