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Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 30 years 79 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 114 179 18 5293 156 32.87 10109 52.35 8 31 104 0
List A 121 109 21 3074 107 34.93 1 24 60 0
Twenty20 119 111 22 2699 88 30.32 2188 123.35 0 15 222 77 67 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 114 4169 2404 59 6/41 9/105 40.74 3.45 70.6 1 1 0
List A 121 2212 2002 54 4/24 4/24 37.07 5.43 40.9 2 0 0
Twenty20 119 64 951 1214 43 3/6 3/6 28.23 7.65 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 Middlesex at Manchester, Sep 23-26, 2014 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 Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham, Aug 23, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
60, 0/16 Lancashire v Middlesex Manchester 23 Sep 2014 FC
49, 0/17, 87, 1/38 Lancashire v Sussex Hove 9 Sep 2014 FC
38, 1/96, 16 Lancashire v Yorkshire Manchester 31 Aug 2014 FC
1/17, 6 Lancashire v Warwickshire Birmingham 23 Aug 2014 T20
22*, 2/11 Lancashire v Hampshire Birmingham 23 Aug 2014 T20
2/32 Lancashire v Leics Manchester 21 Aug 2014 LA
6, 1/6, 6 Lancashire v Durham Manchester 15 Aug 2014 FC
1/29, 11* Lancashire v Northants Manchester 14 Aug 2014 LA
50, 0/21 Lancashire v Worcs Worcester 9 Aug 2014 LA
51 Lancashire v Derbyshire Derby 7 Aug 2014 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 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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Jul 1, 2014

Steven Croft held a catch to dismiss Marcus Trescothick, Somerset v Lancashire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 3rd day, July 1, 2014

Steven Croft held a catch to dismiss Marcus Trescothick

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County Results
Somerset v Warwickshire at Lord's - Sep 18, 2010
Warwickshire won by 3 wickets (with 6 balls remaining)
Durham v Somerset at Chester-le-Street - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Glamorgan v Derbyshire at Cardiff - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Gloucs v Surrey at Bristol - Sep 13-16, 2010
Surrey won by 10 runs
Hampshire v Warwickshire at Southampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Warwickshire won by 10 wickets
Lancashire v Notts at Manchester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Match drawn
Northants v Leics at Northampton - Sep 13-16, 2010
Leics won by 10 wickets
Worcs v Sussex at Worcester - Sep 13-16, 2010
Worcs won by 4 wickets
Yorkshire v Kent at Leeds - Sep 13-16, 2010
Kent won by 4 wickets
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