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Northamptonshire v Lancashire, Royal London Cup, North Group, Northampton

Procter's finale sinks former county with a ball to spare

May 23, 2018: A wonderfully fluctuating encounter at Wantage Road saw Northants sink Lancashire by two wickets with a ball to spare - thanks to a Red Rose old boy

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Procter opts for Northants challenge

Oct 31, 2017: Lancashire's allrounder had a year left on his contract but he is leaving Old Trafford in search of regular Championship cricket

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Northants v Sussex, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Northampton, 2nd day

Well-rounded Kleinveldt puts the wobblers under Sussex's promotion push

Sep 6, 2017: Rory Kleinveldt claimed 5 for 50 as Sussex were forced to follow on by Northants at Wantage Road

Vithushan Ehantharajah at Wantage Road

Hampshire v Lancashire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Ageas Bowl, 3rd day

Petersen, Hameed lead strong reply on featherbed

Aug 6, 2016: Lancashire batsman Alviro Petersen missed out on his 42nd first-class century by two runs, but frustrated Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl along with his batting partners

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Lancashire v Durham, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Southport, 3rd day

Of summer, and beauty and community... and cricket

Jul 18, 2016: To appreciate the full perfection of this day's cricket, it may be useful, just for a moment please, to recall this ground in December: the grass is tussocky and barely green at all; the outfield is marked out for junior football games

Paul Edwards at Southport

Lancashire v Hampshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Old Trafford, 2nd day

Procter and Hameed enhance Lancashire's feel-good

May 9, 2016: Luke Procter's career-best 137 cemented Lancashire's command of their match against Hampshire, while Haseeb Hameed gave a study in concentration until just before lunch

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

Lancashire v Hampshire, Specsavers Championship Div 1, Old Trafford, 1st day

Croft's fielding brilliance sets up Lancashire's dominance

May 8, 2016: Even when they won the County Championship in 2011 Lancashire did not enjoy days of dominance quite like this

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

Lancashire v Notts, County Championship, Division One, Old Trafford, 4th day

Procter and Petersen give Old Trafford reason to roar

Apr 20, 2016: Luke Procter and Alviro Petersen put on 61 runs for the third wicket to seal a victory as complete as any that has ushered in a new season at Old Trafford

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

Lancashire v Middlesex, Old Trafford, 1st day

Harris scrambles for vital Middlesex point

Sep 23, 2014: The first day of this match was dominated by points yet tinged with poignancy. One of these big battalions will be playing their four-day cricket in Division Two next season and this game is therefore something of a shootout

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

Sussex v Lancashire, Hove, 1st day

Procter gives Lancashire a lifeline

Sep 9, 2014: The Invisible Man, who currently coaches Lancashire, must have been heartened by the outcome at the close of the first day

David Hopps at Hove

Gloucestershire v Lancashire, Bristol, 2nd day

A Procter shines again at Bristol

Sep 18, 2013: "Shot Procy," came the cry from beyond the boundary. A phrase once so common in Gloucestershire but not heard since 1981 was revived on the second day at Bristol

Alex Winter in Bristol

Lancashire v Hampshire, Southport, 1st day

Procter writes script on day of tales

Aug 28, 2013: Luke Procter's fifth half-century in as many first-class matches gave Lancashire the edge on a first day of many tales at Southport

Paul Edwards at Southport

Leicestershire v Lancashire, Grace Road, 2nd day

Lancashire close in on follow-on

Aug 3, 2013: Lancashire's bowlers strengthened their grip on this contest during a day of injudicious batting

Graham Hardcastle at Grace Road

Northants v Lancashire, Wantage Road, 2nd day

Katich shows countrymen how to do it

Jul 9, 2013: The day before his countrymen begin their attempt to regain the Ashes, Simon Katich registered his second century of the season to put Lancashire in a strong position

Lancashire v Essex, Old Trafford, 1st day

Responsible Napier rallies Essex

May 7, 2013: Graham Napier made an unbeaten century batting with the tail to lift Essex towards a respectable total against Lancashire

Myles Hodgson at Old Trafford

Lancashire v Worcestershire, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Moores' faith vindicated once more

Apr 11, 2013: Luke Procter's runs and wickets for Lancashire in their opening championship match of the season has vindicated the faith of his director of cricket, Peter Moores

Tim Wigmore at Old Trafford

Lancashire v Surrey, Aigburth, 4th day

Procter takes seven as season fizzles out

Sep 14, 2012: Allrounder Luke Procter shone during a low key final day of Lancashire's dismal season with the first seven-wicket haul of his career

Lancashire v Durham, Liverpool, 2nd day

Durham face tough chase after more wickets tumble

Jun 28, 2011: Lancashire have a 100 per cent record this season at their temporary headquarters in south Liverpool and it is hard to imagine that too many of the sizeable contingent of Durham supporters here would bet confidently against their maintaining it after two

Jon Culley at Aigburth

Durham v Lancashire, Chester-le-Street, 1st day

Championship leaders do battle on see-sawing day

May 29, 2011: Paul Horton missed out on a century but ensured Lancashire reached a competitive 313 on a green-tinged wicket against Durham at Chester-le-Street.

Jon Culley at Chester-le-Street

Sussex v Lancashire, Hove, 2nd day

Lancashire surge after Cross hundred

Apr 27, 2011: Lancashire, having won their first two championship matches by an innings, put themselves in a strong position to force another overwhelming victory at Hove, as they scored 590 before reducing Sussex to 97 for 4 at the close

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