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Steven Croft      

Full name Steven John Croft

Born October 11, 1984, Blackpool, Lancashire

Current age 29 years 274 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 109 170 18 4995 156 32.86 9560 52.24 8 29 91 0
List A 114 103 20 2888 107 34.79 1 21 55 0
Twenty20 114 106 21 2620 88 30.82 2120 123.58 0 15 216 75 67 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 109 3875 2226 55 6/41 9/105 40.47 3.44 70.4 1 1 0
List A 114 1960 1783 51 4/24 4/24 34.96 5.45 38.4 2 0 0
Twenty20 114 59 843 1121 37 3/6 3/6 30.29 7.97 22.7 0 0 0
Career statistics
First-class debut Oxford UCCE v Lancashire at Oxford, May 25-27, 2005 scorecard
Last First-class Somerset v Lancashire at Taunton, Jun 29-Jul 2, 2014 scorecard
List A debut 2003
Last List A Lancashire v Essex at Manchester, Aug 26, 2013 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby, Jun 27, 2006 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Leicestershire v Lancashire at Leicester, Jul 11, 2014 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
3, 3/31 Lancashire v Leics Leicester 11 Jul 2014 T20
29*, 2/30 Lancashire v Worcs Worcester 6 Jul 2014 T20
18, 0/47, 59* Lancashire v Somerset Taunton 29 Jun 2014 FC
156, 0/2, 0/14 Lancashire v Northants Manchester 22 Jun 2014 FC
29*, 0/17 Lancashire v Northants Manchester 20 Jun 2014 T20
1, 72 Lancashire v Durham Chester-le-Street 15 Jun 2014 FC
7, 0/22 Lancashire v Leics Manchester 13 Jun 2014 T20
30, 0/17, 104*, 3/25 Lancashire v Warwickshire Birmingham 8 Jun 2014 FC
21* Lancashire v Yorkshire Manchester 6 Jun 2014 T20
0/26, 20 Lancashire v Somerset Manchester 1 Jun 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.

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Jul 1, 2014

Steven Croft held a catch to dismiss Marcus Trescothick, Somerset v Lancashire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 3rd day, July 1, 2014

Steven Croft held a catch to dismiss Marcus Trescothick

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Jun 30, 2014

Simon Kerrigan celebrates a wicket with Steven Croft, Somerset v Lancashire, County Championship, Division One, Taunton, 2nd day, June 30, 2014

Simon Kerrigan celebrates a wicket with Steven Croft

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Jun 8, 2014

Steven Croft dug in for 30 off 100 balls, Warwickshire v Lancashire, County Championship, Division One, Edgbaston, 1st day, June 8, 2014

Steven Croft dug in for 30 off 100 balls

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Tour Results
New Zealand v England at Napier - Mar 22-26, 2008
England won by 121 runs
New Zealand v England at Wellington - Mar 13-17, 2008
England won by 126 runs
New Zealand v England at Hamilton - Mar 5-9, 2008
New Zealand won by 189 runs
Major Association XI v England XI at Dunedin - Feb 28-Mar 1, 2008
Match drawn
NZ Invit. XI v England XI at Dunedin - Feb 25-26, 2008
Match drawn
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