Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 30 years 228 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 120 188 18 5554 156 32.67 10594 52.42 9 32 118 0
List A 121 109 21 3074 107 34.93 1 24 60 0
Twenty20 121 113 23 2774 88 30.82 2239 123.89 0 16 229 78 67 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 120 4361 2489 61 6/41 9/105 40.80 3.42 71.4 1 1 0
List A 121 2212 2002 54 4/24 4/24 37.07 5.43 40.9 2 0 0
Twenty20 121 66 987 1254 45 3/6 3/6 27.86 7.62 21.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford UCCE v Lancashire at Oxford, May 25-27, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Derbyshire at Southport, May 24-27, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Lancashire v Leicestershire at Manchester, Aug 21, 2014 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Lancashire v Durham at Manchester, May 22, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
22 Lancashire v Derbyshire Southport 24 May 2015 FC
1/21, 5 Lancashire v Durham Manchester 22 May 2015 T20
102, 1 Lancashire v Leics Leicester 17 May 2015 FC
1/19, 70* Lancashire v Leics Manchester 15 May 2015 T20
0/7, 20, 0/18, 1 Lancashire v Gloucs Manchester 10 May 2015 FC
7, 0/37 Lancashire v Northants Northampton 3 May 2015 FC
37, 0/7, 0/7 Lancashire v Kent Manchester 26 Apr 2015 FC
1, 2/9, 70 Lancashire v Derbyshire Derby 19 Apr 2015 FC
6 Lancashire v Lds-Brd MCCU Manchester 12 Apr 2015 Other
60, 0/16 Lancashire v Middlesex Manchester 23 Sep 2014 FC
Profile

Steven Croft emerged as a major figure in the Lancashire in 2010 and 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 15, 2015

Steven Croft celebrates after hitting a final-ball boundary to win the match, Lancashire v Leicestershire, NatWest Blast, North Group, Old Trafford, May 15, 2015

Steven Croft celebrates after hitting a final-ball boundary to win the match

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Sep 25, 2014

Steven Croft took a whack in the neck at short leg, Lancashire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, September 25, 2014

Steven Croft took a whack in the neck at short leg

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Sep 24, 2014

Steven Croft sweeps past the wicketkeeper, Lancashire v Middlesex, County Championship, Division One, Old Trafford, September 24, 2014

Steven Croft sweeps past the wicketkeeper

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Results
Auckland v Canterbury at Auckland - Mar 31, 2013
Auckland won by 3 wickets (with 149 balls remaining)
Canterbury v Wellington at Christchurch - Mar 27, 2013
Canterbury won by 61 runs
Auckland v Canterbury at Hamilton - Mar 24, 2013
Auckland won by 128 runs
Wellington v Northern D at Wellington - Mar 24, 2013
Wellington won by 8 wickets (with 164 balls remaining)
Canterbury v Central D at Christchurch - Mar 20, 2013
Canterbury won by 156 runs
Otago v Auckland at Dunedin - Mar 20, 2013
Otago won by 6 wickets (with 27 balls remaining)
Wellington v Northern D at Wellington - Mar 20, 2013
Wellington won by 106 runs
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