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30.07.2017… Warks v Lancs…

Bears v Lightning

Edgbaston… Sunday July 30th…

Bears won by 5 wickets

Ticket: £11 (Season Pass)

Attendance: 8,891

Another win for the Bears as they continued their progress towards the top end of the table…

Lancashire set a target of 175, Jos Buttler weighing in with 80 not out. In response, debutant Adam Hose top scored with 76, even managing to land a first ever six in the Skyline Terrace. Not even Brendon McCullum, in hi short stint as a Bear, had achieved that particulat feat…

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Lancashire Bat: Keith Barker Dismisses Liam Livingstone…

Teams…

Birmingham Bears; Ed Pollock, Ian Bell, Sam Hain, Adam Hose, Grant Elliott, Colin de Grandehomme, Aaron Thomason, Keith Barker, Alex Mellor, Jeetan Patel, Boyd Rankin

Lancashire Lightning; Karl Brown, Liam Livingstone, Arron Lilley, Jos Buttler, Dane Vilas, Steven Croft, Ryan McLaren, Tom Bailey, Stephen Parry, Matthew Parkinson, Junaid Khan

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Warwickshire Bat: Adam Hose on his way to 76 Runs…

Stats…

Lancashire Lightning; Brown (16 – c Thomason b Elliott), Livingstone (12 – b Barker), Lilley (18 – c Elliott b Thomason), Buttler (80 – n.o.), Vilas (14 – r.o. de Grandehomme), Croft (15 – c Mellor b de Grandehomme), McLaren (3 – b de Grandehomme), Bailey (10 – c Bell b Barker), Parry (0 – r.o. Thomason), Parkinson (0 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Khan

Extras; 0nb 4w 0b 2lb – 6

174 for 8 (20 overs)

Bowling; Barker (3 / 25 / 2), Rankin (3 / 40 / 0), Patel (4 / 25 / 0), Thomason (3 / 28 / 1), Elliott (3 / 25 / 1), de Grandehomme (4 / 29 / 2)

FOW; 17 – 46 – 51 – 79 – 113 – 121 – 155 – 162

Birmingham Bears; Pollock (10 – c Croft b Bailey), Bell (6 – c Buttler b McLaren), Hain (22 – lbw Parkinson), Hose (76 – st Buttler b Parkinson), Elliott (45 – n.o.), de Grandehomme (8 – c Buttler b Bailey), Thomason (7 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Barker, Mellor, Patel, Rankin

Extras; 0nb 1w 1b 0lb – 2

176 for 5 (19.4 overs)

Bowling; Croft (1 / 8 / 0), Bailey (3 / 28 / 2), McLaren (3.4 / 34 / 1), Khan (4 / 40 / 0), Parry (3 / 31 / 0), Parkinson (4 / 24 / 2), Lilley (1 / 10 / 0)

FOW; 12 – 17 – 69 – 138 – 158

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15.07.2016… Leics v Lancs…

Foxes v Lightning

Grace Road… Friday July 15th…

Foxes won by 9 runs

Ticket: £15

Over 400 runs scored in 40 overs, including a century by Lancashire’s Alviro Petersen. All to no avail though, Leicestershire winning by 9 runs…

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Lancashire Field, Under the Lights…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; *Mark Pettini, Mark Cosgrove, Cameron Delport, +Lewis Hill, Farhaan Behardien, Michael Burgess, Ben Raine, Rob Taylor, Clint McKay, Rob Sayer, Richard Jones

Lancashire Lightning; Luis Reece, Alviro Petersen, Karl Brown, Liam Livingstone, *Steven Croft, Tom Smith, Jordan Clark, +Tom Moores, Stephen Parry, Nathan Buck, George Edwards

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Leicestershire Field, Lancashire Chase…

Stats…

Leicestershire Foxes; *Pettini (76 – lbw b Clark), Cosgrove (16 – c Clark b Buck), Delport (68 – c Reece b Edwards), +Hill (15 – n.o.), Behardien (13 – n.o.)

Extras; 2nb 5w 2b 10lb – 19

Did Not Bat; Burgess, Raine, Taylor, McKay, Sayer, Jones

207 for 3 (20 overs)

Bowling; Smith (4 / 23 / 0), Buck (4 / 31 / 1), Clark (4 / 45 / 1), Parry (3 / 31 / 0), Edwards (3 / 48 / 1), Croft (1 / 11 / 0), Reece (1 / 6 / 0)

FOW; 32 – 172 – 179

Lancashire Lightning; Reece (2 – b Jones), Petersen (103 – n.o.), Brown (18 – c Delport b Sayer), Livingstone (10 – c Hill b Jones), *Croft (36 – c Taylor b Sayer), Smith (9 – n.o.)

Extras; 6nb 7w 0b 7lb – 20

Did Not Bat; Clark, +Moores, Parry, Buck, Edwards

198 for 4 (20 overs)

Bowling; McKay (4 / 22 / 0), Jones (4 / 37 / 2), Raine (4 / 49 / 0), Taylor (4 / 40 / 0), Sayer (2 / 20 /2), Behardien (2 / 23 / 0)

FOW; 18 – 46 – 59 – 125

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19.06.2016… Warks v Lancs…

Bears v Lightning

Edgbaston… Sunday June 19th…

Bears won by 18 runs (D/L Method)

Ticket: £11 (Season Pass)

Following two abandonments in the space of a week, another win for the Bears in a rain affected game at Edgbaston…

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Outside Edgbaston…

Teams…

Birmingham Bears; Sam Hain, *Ian Bell, Will Porterfield, Laurie Evans, +Luke Ronchi, Chris Woakes, Rikki Clarke, Mark Adiar, Jeetan Patel, Oliver Hannon-Dalby, Josh Poysden
Lancashire Lightning;
Martin Guptill, Jordan Clark, Karl Brown, Liam Livingstone, +Jos Buttler, *Steven Croft, Arron Lilley, Luke Procter, Stephen Parry, George Edwards, Nathan Buck

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Birmingham Bears Bat…

Stats…

Birmingham Bears; Hain (2 – c Buttler, b Buck), *Bell (18 – c Guptill b Buck), Porterfield (11 – c Guptill b Parry), Evans (24 – st Buttler, b Parry), +Ronchi (53 – c Edwards b Buck), Woakes (13 – c Procter b Lilley), Clarke (0 – B Edwards), Adair (7 – c Croft b Buck), Patel (0 – c Croft b Edwards), Hannon-Dalby (3 – n.o.), Poysden (1 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 4nb 6w 0b 2lb – 12

144 for 9 (20 overs)

Bowling; Buck (4 / 26 / 4), Clark (4 / 28 / 0), Edwards (3 / 24 /2), Parry (4 / 27 / 2), Lilley (4 / 29 / 1), Croft (1 / 8 / 0)

FOW; 10 – 23 – 47 – 63 – 110 – 111 – 137 – 140 – 141

Lancashire Lightning; Guptill (6 – c Bell b Hannon-Dalby) , Clark (6 – c&b Clarke), Brown (10 – c Patel b Woakes), Livingstone (8 – n.o.), +Buttler (0 – c&b Clarke), *Croft (1 – n.o)

Extras; 6nb 2w 0b 0lb – 8

Did Not Bat; Lilley, Procter,Parry, Edwards, Buck

39 for 4  (6.3 overs)

Bowling; Clarke (3.3 / 25 / 2), Hannon-Dalby (2 / 10 / 1), Woakes (1 / 4 / 1)

FOW; 7 – 12 -32 – 38

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29.08.2015… Lancs v Nhants…

Lightning v Steelbacks

Edgbaston… Saturday August 29th…

Lightning won by 13 runs

Ticket: £55 – Programme: £6

Lancashire Lightning won the T20 Blast Final at Edgbaston for the first time, beating Northamptonshire Steelbacks by 13 runs…

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Lancashire v Northamptonshire: Pre Match…

Teams…

Northamptonshire Steelbacks; Richard Levi, David Willey, Josh Cobb, +Ben Duckett, *Alex Wakely, Steven Crook, Shahid Afridi, Rory Kleinveldt, Graeme White, Olly Stone, Muhammad Azhar Ullah

Lancashire Lightning; Alex Davies, Ashwell Prince, Karl Brown, *Steven Croft, Liam Livingstone, +Jos Buttler, James Faulkner, Arron Lilley, Stephen Parry, Gavin Griffiths, George Edwards

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Lancashire v Northamptonshire: Lightning Bat…

Stats…

Lancashire Lightning; Prince (43 – c Levi b Willey), Davies (57 – b Cobb), Brown (0 – c Duckett b Afridi), Buttler (27 – c Cobb b Willey), Croft (9 – r.o. Ullah), Faulkner ( 5– c Levi b Afridi), Livingstone (0 – b Afridi), Lilley (22 – n.o.), Parry (1 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Griffiths, Edwards 

Extras; 2nb 2w 0b 8lb – 12

166 for 7 (20 overs)

Bowling; Kleinveldt ( /  / ), Willey ( /  / ), Stone ( /  / ), Afridi ( /  / ), Ullah ( /  / ), White ( /  / )

FOW;

Northamptonshire Steelbacks;

Did Not Bat; 

Extras; *nb *w *b *lb – *

* for * (20.0 overs)

Bowling;

FOW; 

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29.08.2015… Hants v Lancs…

Hampshire v Lightning

Edgbaston… Saturday August 29th…

Lightning won by 6 wickets

Ticket: £55 – Programme: £6

Lancashire Lightning won the second Semi Final of T20 Blast Finals day at Edgbaston, beating Hampshire by six wickets…

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Hampshire v Lancashire: Hampshire Bat…

Teams…

Hampshire; Michael Carberry, *James Vince, +Adam Wheater, Owais Shah, Sean Ervine, Liam Dawson, Will Smith, Chris Wood, Yasir Arafat, Danny Briggs, Fidel Edwards

Lancashire Lightning; Alex Davies, Ashwell Prince, Karl Brown, *Steven Croft, Liam Livingstone, +Jos Buttler, James Faulkner, Arron Lilley, Stephen Parry, Gavin Griffiths, George Edwards

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Hampshire v Lancashire: Lightning Bat…

Stats…

Hampshire; Carberry (13 – c Prince b Edwards), Vince (69 – c Buttler b Faulkner), Wheater (0 – c Buttler b Edwards), Shah (12 – b Parry), Ervine (4 – lbw Parry), Dawson (3 – lbw Parry), Smith (2 – b Faulkner), Wood (2 – b Lilley), Arafat (0 – b Lilley), Briggs (5 – n.o.), Edwards (0 – c&b Faukner)

Did Not Bat; None

Extras; 0nb 4w 0b 1lb – 5

115 all out (19.5 overs)

Bowling; Croft (2 / 16 / 0), Griffiths (3 / 21 / 0), Edwards (3 / 16 / 2), Faulkner (3.5 / 29 / 3), Parry (4 / 21 / 3), Lilley (4 / 11 / 2)

FOW; 33 – 33 – 63 – 71 – 77 – 88 – 93 – 93 – 114 – 115

Lancashire Lightning; Prince (14 – b Edwards), Davies (18 – lbw Briggs), Brown (45 – n.o.), Croft (9 – c Dawson b Smith), Buttler (10 – c Ervine b Briggs), Faulkner (20 – n.o)

Did Not Bat; Livingstone, Lilley, Parry, Griffiths, Edwards

Extras; 2nb 1w 0b 0lb – 3

119 for 4 (18.5 overs)

Bowling; Wood (2.5 / 27 / 0), Edwards (3 / 24 / 1), Arafat (2 / 15 / 0), Dawson (4 / 19 / 0), Briggs (4 / 19 / 2), Smith (3 / 15 /1)

FOW; 15 – 52 -76 -91

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