Lancashire

  • James Anderson back in swing with five-for in County 07-04-2014 10:21 AM

    London: James Anderson did his best to put a disappointing Ashes tour of Australia behind him by enjoying yet more success at Trent Bridge as he took five wickets on the first day of the 2014 County Championship season. England seamer Anderson, who has taken 49 wickets in seven Tests...
  • James Anderson extends Lancashire contract to 2015 16-10-2013 04:32 PM

    London: England fast bowler James Anderson has extended his contract with Lancashire, the English county side announced on Wednesday. The 31-year-old, a key figure in England's Ashes success over Australia earlier this year, has prolonged his existing deal by one year to 2015. "I am always proud to wear the...
  • Buttler joins Lancashire from native Somerset 01-10-2013 09:10 AM

    London: England one-day international wicketkeeper Jos Buttler has joined Lancashire, the county side announced on Monday. The 23-year-old Buttler, who has played 19 one-day international but has yet to make his Test debut, joins from his native Somerset. His bid for more time behind the stumps at county level at...
  • Test hopeful Simon Kerrigan shaking off disbelief 19-08-2013 12:56 PM

    London: Uncapped Lancashire spinner Simon Kerrigan has termed as "surreal" his inclusion in England's squad for the final Ashes Test at The Oval. The 24-year-old left-arm tweaker was on Sunday included for the first time in any England set-up and is bracing for the slim possibility of a Test debut...
  • Essex 20 all out in worst total since 1901 14-06-2013 10:34 PM

    London: English county side Essex on Friday posted their lowest total since 1901 after Lancashire bowled them out for just 20. Essex were already behind by 125 runs after the Red Rose made 398 in their first innings in a second division county championship match at Chelmsford. But Lancashire ripped...
  • Lancashire sign Mitchell McClenaghan for T20s 14-06-2013 03:09 PM

    Mitchell McClenaghan, the New Zealand left-arm quick, has been signed up by Lancashire for the Friends Life t20. The 27-year-old is the leading wicket-taker in the ongoing ICC Champions Trophy with eight from two matches and will joined former Australia batsman Simon Katich as the club's overseas option for their...
  • Soldier beheaded: UK police raids house in Lancashire 23-05-2013 11:02 PM

    London is in shock after a British soldier was beheaded by two armed men outside military barracks in Woolwich. ...
  • UK: Lawmaker Nigel Evans arrested for allegedly raping two men 05-05-2013 07:23 AM

    London: British MP and senior Conservative Party politician Nigel Evans was arrested on Saturday by the London Police after being accused of raping two men. The reports identify the politician as Deputy House of Commons Speaker Nigel Evans, a 55-year-old from Lancashire, northwest England, who has served in Parliament for...
  • Lawmaker arrested on suspicion of rape, say reports 05-05-2013 03:00 AM

    London: British media say that a senior Conservative Party politician has been arrested for questioning on suspicion of rape and sexual assault. The reports identify the politician as Deputy House of Commons Speaker Nigel Evans, a 55-year-old from Lancashire, northwest England, who has served in Parliament for two decades. British...
  • English batsman hits six sixes in one over 25-04-2013 03:11 AM

    London: Lancashire's Jordan Clark has become only the fifth batsman to hit six sixes in one over during a professional cricket match. The English County said in a statement on Wednesday that the 22-year-old had achieved the feat in a Championship Second XI game against Yorkshire to join an illustrious...