Twenty20 Cup finals day, Edgbaston August 2, 2007

Flintoff and Anderson available for Lancashire

Cricinfo staff

Andrew Flintoff has been made available for Lancashire's Twenty20 squad for the finals day at Edgbaston this weekend.

Flintoff, who returned to action after ankle surgery this week, batted and bowled during the County Championship fixture against Sussex at Liverpool, and has been included in a 16-man Lancashire squad.

Lancashire's first match will be against Gloucestershire in the first of the semi-finals, and their captain, Mark Chilton, was excited at the prospect of taking part in the day.

"Everyone at Lancashire is looking forward to the chance of winning a trophy, particularly the Twenty20 Cup which is so popular with both players and spectators.

"Andrew Flintoff looks like he is back after bowling some overs in our Championship match this week, and could be a key player for us on Saturday."

James Anderson has also been released from England duty and will turn out for Lancashire before returning to the national squad ahead of the third Test against India at The Oval.