Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 31 years 289 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 140 217 21 6648 156 33.91 13023 51.04 11 39 145 0
List A 133 119 21 3303 107 33.70 1 26 70 0
Twenty20 147 138 32 3374 94* 31.83 2734 123.40 0 20 266 93 87 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 140 4854 2749 69 6/41 9/105 39.84 3.39 70.3 2 1 0
List A 133 2458 2220 57 4/24 4/24 38.94 5.41 43.1 2 0 0
Twenty20 147 92 1359 1717 60 3/6 3/6 28.61 7.58 22.6 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford UCCE v Lancashire at Oxford, May 25-27, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Lancashire v Durham at Southport, Jul 16-19, 2016 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Leicestershire v Lancashire at Leicester, Jul 26, 2016 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Durham v Lancashire at Chester-le-Street, Jul 22, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
0/17, 16 Lancashire v Leics Leicester 26 Jul 2016 LA
24*, 1/16 Lancashire v Durham Chester-le-Street 22 Jul 2016 T20
54, 0/3, 20, 0/12 Lancashire v Durham Southport 16 Jul 2016 FC
0/11, 36 Lancashire v Leics Leicester 15 Jul 2016 T20
27, 2/24 Lancashire v Derbyshire Derby 13 Jul 2016 T20
1/13, 23* Lancashire v Worcs Worcester 8 Jul 2016 T20
9, 2c/0s, 34* Lancashire v Notts Nottingham 3 Jul 2016 FC
0/19, 5 Lancashire v Yorkshire Leeds 1 Jul 2016 T20
46, 1c/0s Lancashire v Middlesex Lord's 26 Jun 2016 FC
4, 0/6 Lancashire v Worcs Manchester 24 Jun 2016 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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May 30, 2016

Steven Croft had to dig in as wickets fell, Yorkshire v Lancashire, County Championship, Division One, Headingley, 2nd day, May 30, 2016

Steven Croft had to dig in as wickets fell

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Aug 29, 2015

Steven Croft and Ashley Giles pose with the Blast trophy, Northamptonshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast final, Edgbaston, August 29, 2015

Steven Croft and Ashley Giles pose with the Blast trophy

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Aug 29, 2015

Steven Croft receives the NatWest Blast trophy, Northamptonshire v Lancashire, NatWest T20 Blast, Final, Edgbaston, August 29, 2015

Steven Croft receives the NatWest Blast trophy

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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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