Steven Croft receives the NatWest Blast trophy

Northamptonshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Final, Edgbaston

Lancashire end long wait for Twenty20 title

There have been many disappointments and much heartbreak along the way, but Lancashire have clinched their first limited-over silverware since 1999 with a 13-run victory over Northamptonshire in the final of the NatWest T20 Blast.

Jos Buttler and Arron Lilley celebrate one of the spinner's two scalps

Hampshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Semi-final, Edgbaston

Lancashire into final as spin dominates in poor spectacle

English cricket's three-for-one Finals Day provided entertainment in the second semi-final worthy of the supermarket discount bin as Lancashire reach the final with a six-wicket victory


Jacques Rudolph led from the front with a hundred

Lancashire v Glamorgan, LV= Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 4th day

Lancashire denied but near promotion

Lancashire's draw against Glamorgan left the Division Two leaders needing just five points to clinch promotion in the LV= County Championship


Glen Chapple made the opening breakthrough

Lancashire v Glamorgan, LV= Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Rain hampers Lancashire victory push

Lancashire will need to take 14 wickets in the final three sessions to win their Division Two game against Glamorgan after rain restricted the teams to only 52.2 overs on the third day at Old Trafford


Karl Brown acknowledges his half-century

Lancashire v Glamorgan, LV= Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 2nd day

Brown ends tonless run as Lancashire push on

Karl Brown scored his first century for over four years but Alex Davies fell five short of a maiden hundred as Lancashire's batsmen dominated the second day of their Division Two game against Glamorgan.


Haseeb Hameed made his first-class debut for Lancashire

Lancashire v Glamorgan, LV= Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 1st day

Brown lays platform while Hameed shows promise

On a day when interruptions for rain refreshed the bowlers' energy and disturbed the batsmen's concentration, Lancashire's top order nevertheless made good progress

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Paul Horton's 84 provided the bulk of Lancashire's resistance

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Horton to leave Lancashire for 'fresh challenge'

Paul Horton, the experienced batsman, will leave Lancashire at the end of the season after the club did not offer him a new contract

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The rain arrived to ruin the evening at Hove

Royal London Cup, Group B

Rain helps Kent secure quarter-final

Essex, Kent and Hampshire secured progression from Group B into the quarter-finals of the Royal London Cup after a damp evening which led for four no results.

Ashwell Prince made 62 to anchor the chase

Hampshire v Lancashire, Royal London Cup, Group B, Ageas Bowl

Prince hundred keeps Lancashire in the mix

Ashwell Prince equalled his highest List A score for Lancashire as the Red Rose boosted their Royal London Cup quarter-final hopes with a 29-run victory over Hampshire at the Rose Bowl

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Liam Livingstone in action

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Livingstone hurt in bar fight

Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone suffered a head injury after being struck by a glass during a fight at a bar in Ashford on Saturday night