Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 35 years 57 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 176 270 25 8263 156 33.72 16272 50.78 13 48 176 0
List A 157 140 24 4252 127 36.65 3 31 78 0
T20s 185 170 40 3876 94* 29.81 3158 122.73 0 23 304 109 111 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 176 5369 2974 72 6/41 9/105 41.30 3.32 74.5 2 1 0
List A 157 2787 2561 62 4/24 4/24 41.30 5.51 44.9 2 0 0
T20s 185 117 1588 1972 69 3/6 3/6 28.57 7.45 23.0 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford UCCE v Lancashire at Oxford, May 25-27, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Leicestershire v Lancashire at Leicester, Sep 23-26, 2019 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Hampshire v Lancashire at Southampton, May 12, 2019 scorecard
T20s debut Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last T20s Lancashire v Essex at Chester-le-Street, Sep 4, 2019 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
44 Lancashire v Leics Leicester 23 Sep 2019 FC
55*, 40 Lancashire v Middlesex Manchester 16 Sep 2019 FC
8, 0/8 Lancashire v Essex Chester-le-Street 4 Sep 2019 T20
1/8, 5 Lancashire v Leics Manchester 30 Aug 2019 T20
1/13, 16 Lancashire v Derbyshire Manchester 26 Aug 2019 T20
94 Lancashire v Worcs Worcester 25 Aug 2019 T20
27 Lancashire v Northants Northampton 14 Aug 2019 T20
5 Lancashire v Bears Birmingham 11 Aug 2019 T20
1 Lancashire v Notts Manchester 3 Aug 2019 T20
0/9, 2 Lancashire v Durham Chester-le-Street 2 Aug 2019 T20
Profile

Steven Croft 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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May 10, 2019

Stephen Croft is hurried by a short ball, Middlesex v Lancashire, Royal London Cup, Lord's, May 10, 2019

Stephen Croft is hurried by a short ball

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Apr 21, 2019

Steven Croft of Lancashire plays a defensive shot back along wicket, Royal London Cup, Lancashire v Worcestershire, April 17, 2019, Old Trafford

Steven Croft of Lancashire plays a defensive shot back along wicket

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Sep 5, 2018

Steven Croft provided some middle-order resistance, Somerset v Lancashire, Specsavers Championship, Division One, Taunton, September 5, 2018

Steven Croft provided some middle-order resistance

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