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Peter Siddle appeals for a wicket

County news

Siddle to boost Lancashire promotion bid

Lancashire's bid to bounce straight back to Division One of the County Championship has been given a pre-season boost with the signing of Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle.

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Tom Smith removed two of the top three

County news

Tom Smith named Lancashire captain

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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Alviro Petersen worked hard for his 42 before being run out

County news

Lancashire confirm Petersen deal

Lancashire have confirmed the signing of Alviro Petersen as the former England one-day coach, Ashley Giles, begins to restructure a county twice relegated from the LV= Championship First Division in the past two seasons

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Stephen Parry gets through his action

Big Bash League 2014-15

Heat snap up Parry

Brisbane Heat have strengthened their Lancashire connection by bringing in left-arm spinner Stephen Parry as one of their overseas players

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The rain clouds gather over Edgbaston

England news

Edgbaston, Old Trafford get Ashes Tests

Warwickshire and Old Trafford are the big winners from the latest allocation of major matches with both counties allocated an Ashes Test in 2019.

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Yorkshire spray the champagne after winning the County Championship

County news

Yorkshire begin defence at New Road

Yorkshire will begin the defence of their County Championship title at New Road in 2015 as Worcestershire face the toughest of starts to life back in Division One.

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George Edwards bowls on his Championship debut

County news

Giles puts faith in Edwards' fire

George Edwards has the ability to bowl fast and that potential was enough for Ashley Giles to make him his first signing for Lancashire

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Kabir Ali took 2 for 65 but was a little expensive

County news

Kabir career in limbo after Lancashire release

The career of former England fast bowler Kabir Ali is once again in limbo after his was released by Lancashire. He requires a length period of rehabilitation following shoulder surgery.

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Haseeb Hameed made 97 for the second successive match

County news

Trio of 17-year-olds earn Lancashire deals

Lancashire have given three of young players their first professional contracts as Ashley Giles, the new head coach, starts to shape his squad for next season