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Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 32 years 169 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 146 227 21 6880 156 33.39 13623 50.50 11 41 155 0
List A 136 121 21 3449 107 34.49 1 28 70 0
Twenty20 148 139 32 3376 94* 31.55 2739 123.25 0 20 266 93 87 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 146 5022 2845 71 6/41 9/105 40.07 3.39 70.7 2 1 0
List A 136 2548 2297 59 4/24 4/24 38.93 5.40 43.1 2 0 0
Twenty20 148 93 1383 1729 61 3/6 3/6 28.34 7.50 22.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford UCCE v Lancashire at Oxford, May 25-27, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham, Sep 20-23, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Lancashire v Durham at Manchester, Aug 1, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Lancashire v Warwickshire at Manchester, Jul 29, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
2c/0s, 45, 0c/0s, 1 Lancashire v Warwickshire Birmingham 20 Sep 2016 FC
1/19, 0, 0/25 Lancashire v Middlesex Manchester 12 Sep 2016 FC
2c/0s, 58 Lancashire v Somerset Manchester 31 Aug 2016 FC
12, 1c/0s, 0, 0c/0s Lancashire v Surrey The Oval 23 Aug 2016 FC
13, 1c/0s, 3, 0c/0s Lancashire v Yorkshire Manchester 13 Aug 2016 FC
1/52, 78, 22 Lancashire v Hampshire Southampton 4 Aug 2016 FC
- Lancashire v Durham Manchester 1 Aug 2016 LA
78, 1/49 Lancashire v Worcs Worcester 31 Jul 2016 LA
2, 1/12 Lancashire v Warwickshire Manchester 29 Jul 2016 T20
68, 1/28 Lancashire v Derbyshire Derby 27 Jul 2016 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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Sep 14, 2016

Steven Croft bowls for Lancashire, Lancashire v Middlesex, Specsavers Championship Division One, Old Trafford, September 14, 2016

Steven Croft bowls for Lancashire

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May 30, 2016

Steven Croft had to dig in as wickets fell, Yorkshire v Lancashire, County Championship, Division One, Headingley, 2nd day, May 30, 2016

Steven Croft had to dig in as wickets fell

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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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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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