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Carberry confirmed as Leicestershire captain

Feb 21, 2018: Veteran batsman takes charge at Grace Road, with Tom Smith joining as second XI coach

George Dobell

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Lancashire's Tom Smith retires at 31

Jan 25, 2017: Tom Smith, the Lancashire allrounder and former captain, has been forced to retire following medical advice

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Smith resigns Lancashire captaincy as fitness search continues

Nov 27, 2015: Tom Smith has chosen Lancashire Day to step down from the Lancashire captaincy and hand over the role to Steven Croft. Every bit of inspiration helps as he gives full attention to regaining his match fitness ahead of the 2016 season

David Hopps

Lancashire v Essex, LV= County Championship Div Two, Old Trafford, 1st day

News on Smith lifts a bleak Manchester day

Jul 6, 2015: The only optimistic note on a grey day at Old Trafford was that Tom Smith's back operation had been a success. Smith, appointed Lancashire captain in February, has led them in just one championship game

Paul Edwards

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Tom Smith named Lancashire captain

Feb 11, 2015: Lancashire have named Tom Smith as captain in all formats to prepare the way for Glen Chapple to move into a coaching role

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Lancashire v Yorkshire, Old Trafford, 1st day

Yorkshire take advantage of soft Lancashire

Aug 31, 2014: Lancashire's profligacy helped Yorkshire prosper on the first day of a Championship match in Manchester that may go a long way towards settling matters at both ends of the table.

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

Lancashire v Durham, Old Trafford, 4th day

Smith, Kerrigan heroes for Lancashire

Aug 18, 2014: Lancashire's one-wicket win was one of the finishes of this or any other season, not least because there were only two balls left in the contest

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

England Lions v New Zealand A, Tri-series, New Road

Rutherford takes NZ A to tri-series success

Aug 12, 2014: Abundant batting line-up or not, England Lions have not advanced their World Cup claims by the manner in which they have twice been dismantled by an experienced New Zealand A in the Royal London tri-series

David Hopps at New Road

Durham v Lancashire, Chester-le-Street, 3rd day

Smith keeps Lancs alive in defining match

Jun 17, 2014: Day four at Chester-le-Street could prove to be season-defining for Durham and Lancashire, who both have fears of relegation. Lancashire require another 299 runs to win on a deteriorating pitch.

Graham Hardcastle at Chester-le-Street

Lancashire v Leicestershire, NatWest T20, Old Trafford

Smith, Lancashire form continues

Jun 13, 2014: Tom Smith continued his outstanding form as Lancashire hung on to claim a nine-run victory over Leicestershire at Old Trafford.

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Lancashire v Warwickshire, Edgbaston, 1st day

Smith, Davies provide Lancs grit

Jun 8, 2014: Alex Davies made a half-century and Tom Smith battled for more than 100 balls to be unbeaten on 21 before the rain arrived at Edgbaston

Paul Edwards at Edgbaston

Lancs v Worcs, NatWest T20 Blast, North Division, Old Trafford

Lancashire claim first win

May 17, 2014: Tom Smith's 74 at opener gave Lancashire a total that proved unassailable for Worcestershire in the NatWest Blast at Old Trafford

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Northamptonshire v Lancashire, Wantage Road, 2nd day

Buttler shows his first-class mettle

Apr 28, 2014: Jos Buttler is undoubtedly one of the most talented young players that England can currently call upon and it should therefore come as no surprise to hear he is capable of game-changing innings

Alan Gardner at Wantage Road

Nottinghamshire v Lancashire, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Smith's heroics too late for Lancashire

Apr 9, 2014: Tom Smith not only top-scored with the bat to help his side avoid the follow-on, but also claimed a five-wicket haul to precipitate a remarkable collapse in Nottinghamshire second innings

George Dobell

Gloucestershire v Lancashire, Bristol, 4th day

Lancashire secure Division Two title

Sep 20, 2013: Lancashire will have to wait for the coup de grace of their season after a tame draw at Bristol but the champagne moment arrived in a literal sense as they lifted the Division Two title

Alex Winter at Bristol

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

Scotland v Lancashire, YB40 Group B, Glasgow

Kabir, Smith perform in easy win

Aug 15, 2013: Tom Smith hit an unbeaten 42 as Lancashire beat Scotland by seven wickets in a rain-hit Yorkshire Bank 40 contest in Glasgow. The visitors reached their target of 125 in the 24th over with 28 balls to spare.

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

Worcestershire v Lancashire, CB40 Group A, New Road

Smith smashes record-breaking ton

Aug 27, 2012: Lancashire opener Tom Smith smashed one of the quickest one-day centuries in history before a rain-affected Clydesdale Bank 40 fixture against Worcestershire was abandoned

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All-round Tom Smith gives Tuskers third straight win

Nov 27, 2011: Chris Gayle was dismissed for a duck and conceded eight runs off his one over but Matabeleland Tuskers still beat Southern Rocks comfortably at the Harare Sports Club

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