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Ravi Bopara's unbeaten 81 sealed victory

Essex v Lancashire, Royal London Cup, Group B, Chelmsford

All-round Bopara sinks Lancashire

Ravi Bopara turned in a superb all-round performance as Essex crushed Lancashire by seven wickets with 17 overs to spare in their Royal London Cup Group B match at Chelmsford.

Simon Kerrigan bowled 10 unimpressive overs

Glamorgan v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Division Two, Colwyn Bay, 4th day

Spinners seal win despite weather threat

Rain and gloom delayed the start but Lancashire wasted no time in taking the final five wickets they needed to confirm a resounding innings victory over Glamorgan

Glen Chapple chipped in with three wickets

Glamorgan v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Division Two, Colwyn Bay, 2nd day

Chapple chips in after record stand

Glen Chapple proved that the Colwyn Bay pitch was not quite so flat as to repel bowlers of timeless class after Alviro Petersen and Ashwell Prince had scored 501 in partnership

Steven Croft hits out on one knee

Birmingham v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Edgbaston

Croft boosts Lancs quarter-final hopes

Lancashire gave their NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final hopes a giant boost by beating North Group leaders Birmingham by eight runs at Edgbaston