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Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 30 years 266 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 124 194 18 5687 156 32.31 10845 52.43 9 33 121 0
List A 121 109 21 3074 107 34.93 1 24 60 0
Twenty20 129 121 25 2990 94* 31.14 2404 124.37 0 17 245 82 74 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 124 4511 2568 62 6/41 9/105 41.41 3.41 72.7 1 1 0
List A 121 2212 2002 54 4/24 4/24 37.07 5.43 40.9 2 0 0
Twenty20 129 74 1119 1436 51 3/6 3/6 28.15 7.69 21.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford UCCE v Lancashire at Oxford, May 25-27, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Northamptonshire at Manchester, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Lancashire v Leicestershire at Manchester, Aug 21, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Lancashire v Yorkshire at Manchester, Jul 3, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
27*, 1/50 Lancashire v Yorkshire Manchester 3 Jul 2015 T20
25, 0 Lancashire v Northants Manchester 29 Jun 2015 FC
2/21, 15 Lancashire v Warwickshire Manchester 26 Jun 2015 T20
1/14, 17 Lancashire v Durham Chester-le-Street 25 Jun 2015 T20
1/27, 14 Lancashire v Northants Northampton 19 Jun 2015 T20
31, 0/12 Lancashire v Worcs Manchester 18 Jun 2015 T20
22 Lancashire v Leics Manchester 14 Jun 2015 FC
94*, 1/14 Lancashire v Derbyshire Manchester 12 Jun 2015 T20
65, 1/27, 0, 0/1 Lancashire v Gloucs Bristol 7 Jun 2015 FC
0/29, 15 Lancashire v Yorkshire Leeds 5 Jun 2015 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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May 15, 2015

Steven Croft celebrates after hitting a final-ball boundary to win the match, Lancashire v Leicestershire, NatWest Blast, North Group, Old Trafford, May 15, 2015

Steven Croft celebrates after hitting a final-ball boundary to win the match

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Sep 25, 2014

Steven Croft took a whack in the neck at short leg, Lancashire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, September 25, 2014

Steven Croft took a whack in the neck at short leg

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Sep 24, 2014

Steven Croft sweeps past the wicketkeeper, Lancashire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Old Trafford, September 24, 2014

Steven Croft sweeps past the wicketkeeper

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Tournament Results
Somerset v Surrey at Lord's - Sep 17, 2011
Surrey won by 5 wickets (with 15 balls remaining) (D/L method)
Somerset v Durham at Taunton - Sep 4, 2011
Somerset won by 39 runs (D/L method)
Surrey v Sussex at The Oval - Sep 4, 2011
Surrey won by 71 runs
Hampshire v Scotland at Southampton - Aug 29, 2011
Hampshire won by 115 runs
Kent v Derbyshire at Canterbury - Aug 29, 2011
Derbyshire won by 3 wickets (with 3 balls remaining)
Middlesex v Sussex at Lord's - Aug 29, 2011
Middlesex won by 7 wickets (with 17 balls remaining)
Notts v Lancashire at Nottingham - Aug 29, 2011
Lancashire won by 2 runs
Somerset v Essex at Taunton - Aug 29, 2011
Somerset won by 40 runs
Surrey v Durham at The Oval - Aug 29, 2011
Durham won by 36 runs
Unicorns v Glamorgan at Wormsley - Aug 29, 2011
Unicorns won by 8 runs
Warwickshire v Northants at Birmingham - Aug 29, 2011
Northants won by 5 wickets (with 52 balls remaining)
Yorkshire v Worcs at Leeds - Aug 29, 2011
Yorkshire won by 6 wickets (with 11 balls remaining)
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