Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 30 years 294 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 126 196 19 5866 156 33.14 11136 52.67 10 34 123 0
List A 123 111 21 3080 107 34.22 1 24 60 0
Twenty20 132 124 27 3155 94* 32.52 2526 124.90 0 20 257 89 80 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 126 4553 2579 62 6/41 9/105 41.59 3.39 73.4 1 1 0
List A 123 2236 2009 55 4/24 4/24 36.52 5.39 40.6 2 0 0
Twenty20 132 77 1185 1493 54 3/6 3/6 27.64 7.55 21.9 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford UCCE v Lancashire at Oxford, May 25-27, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Glamorgan v Lancashire at Colwyn Bay, Jul 19-22, 2015 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Lancashire v Middlesex at Blackpool, Jul 29, 2015 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Warwickshire v Lancashire at Birmingham, Jul 17, 2015 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
1/7, 3 Lancashire v Middlesex Blackpool 29 Jul 2015 LA
3, 0/0 Lancashire v Essex Chelmsford 27 Jul 2015 LA
57* Lancashire v Glamorgan Colwyn Bay 19 Jul 2015 FC
64*, 2/16 Lancashire v Warwickshire Birmingham 17 Jul 2015 T20
51*, 0/24 Lancashire v Notts Manchester 15 Jul 2015 T20
50, 1/17 Lancashire v Leics Leicester 10 Jul 2015 T20
122, 0/11 Lancashire v Essex Manchester 6 Jul 2015 FC
27*, 1/50 Lancashire v Yorkshire Manchester 3 Jul 2015 T20
25, 0 Lancashire v Northants Manchester 29 Jun 2015 FC
2/21, 15 Lancashire v Warwickshire Manchester 26 Jun 2015 T20
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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Jul 17, 2015

Steven Croft put in an impressive all-round display, Birmingham v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Edgbaston, July 17, 2015

Steven Croft put in an impressive all-round display

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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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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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