result
North Group (N), Manchester, May 15 2015, NatWest t20 Blast
(15/15 ov)131/7
(15/15 ov, target 140)142/5
Lancashire won by 5 wickets (D/L method)
player of the match
Steven Croft
Lancashire
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Croft seals final-ball chase for Lancashire

Steven Croft helped Lancashire get their NatWest T20 Blast campaign off to a successful start with an unbeaten 70 as they claimed a last-ball five-wicket Duckworth-Lewis win over Leicestershire

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Scorecard summary
Leicestershire131/7(15 overs)
Lancashire142/5(15 overs)
Alex Davies25 (16)
Jigar Naik1/24(3)
end of over 1512 runs • 1 wicket
Lancs: 142/5CRR: 9.46 
Steven Croft70 (39)
Jordan Clark1 (1)
Ben Raine2-0-24-1
Clint McKay3-0-24-1
14.6
4
Raine to Croft, FOUR runs
14.5
Raine to Croft, no run
14.4
4
Raine to Croft, FOUR runs
14.3
2
Raine to Croft, 2 runs
14.2
1
Raine to Clark, 1 run
14.1
W
Raine to Davies, 1 run, OUT
Alex Davies run out (Taylor) 25 (27m 16b 3x4 0x6) SR: 156.25
end of over 1414 runs
Lancs: 130/4CRR: 9.28 • RRR: 10.00 • Need 10 from 6b
Steven Croft60 (35)
Alex Davies24 (15)
Clint McKay3-0-24-1
Rob Taylor3-0-27-1
13.6
4
McKay to Croft, FOUR runs
13.5
1
McKay to Davies, 1 run
13.4
2
McKay to Davies, 2 runs
13.3
4
McKay to Davies, FOUR runs
13.2
1
McKay to Croft, 1 run
13.1
2
McKay to Croft, 2 runs
end of over 1313 runs
Lancs: 116/4CRR: 8.92 • RRR: 12.00 • Need 24 from 12b
Steven Croft53 (32)
Alex Davies17 (12)
Rob Taylor3-0-27-1
Clint McKay2-0-10-1
12.6
1
Taylor to Croft, 1 run
12.5
2
Taylor to Croft, 2 runs
12.4
1
Taylor to Davies, 1 run
12.3
1
Taylor to Croft, 1 run
12.2
4
Taylor to Croft, FOUR runs
12.1
4
Taylor to Croft, FOUR runs
end of over 127 runs
Lancs: 103/4CRR: 8.58 • RRR: 12.33 • Need 37 from 18b
Steven Croft41 (27)
Alex Davies16 (11)
Clint McKay2-0-10-1
Rob Taylor2-0-14-1
11.6
1
McKay to Croft, 1 run
11.5
2
McKay to Croft, 2 runs
Match details
Old Trafford, Manchester
TossLeicestershire, elected to bat first
SeriesNatWest t20 Blast
Season2015
Player Of The Match
Steven Croft
Steven Croft
Hours of play (local time)18.30 start, First Session 18.30-19.45, Interval 19.45-20.00, Second Session 20.00-21.30
Match days15 May 2015 - night match (20-over match)
T20 debut
Liam Livingstone
Liam Livingstone
Tom Bailey
Tom Bailey
Umpires
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Paul Baldwin
England Image
Tim Robinson
PointsLancashire 2, Leicestershire 0