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Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 30 years 320 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 133 125 27 3159 94* 32.23 2532 124.76 0 20 257 89 80 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 133 78 1197 1509 54 3/6 3/6 27.94 7.56 22.1 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 Kent v Lancashire at Canterbury, Aug 15, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
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
3, 0/0 Lancashire v Essex Chelmsford 27 Jul 2015 LA
57* Lancashire v Glamorgan Colwyn Bay 19 Jul 2015 FC
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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Jul 17, 2015

Steven Croft put in an impressive all-round display, Birmingham v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Edgbaston, July 17, 2015

Steven Croft put in an impressive all-round display

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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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Country Fixtures Country Results
3rd Quarter-Final: Essex v Yorkshire at Chelmsford - Aug 27
Yorkshire won by 20 runs
4th Quarter-Final: Surrey v Kent at The Oval - Aug 27
Surrey won by 17 runs (D/L method)
2nd T20I: Eng Women v Aus Women at Hove
Aug 28, 2015 (19:00 local | 18:00 GMT | 14:00 EDT | 13:00 CDT | 11:00 PDT)
1st Semi-Final: Northants v Warwickshire at Birmingham
Aug 29, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
2nd Semi-Final: Hampshire v Lancashire at Birmingham
Aug 29, 2015 (14:30 local | 13:30 GMT | 09:30 EDT | 08:30 CDT | 06:30 PDT)
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