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Wallasey CC’s Sumit Ruikar aiming for championship this season

Sumit Ruikar, Liverpool and District Cricket Competition's second leading wicket taker in 2021, is hoping to bring championship glory to Wallasey CC this year.
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Liverpool cricket chairman says Lancashire may not play at Aigburth again

Liverpool's home of cricket in Aigburth has for a long time been seen as Lancashire's second home. Liverpool CC has put on some memorable occasions when Lancashire have rolled into town like when 6,000 people came to watch a T20 against Leicestershire in 2017.
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Matthew Baines ready for Formby cricket return

Matthew Baines has expressed his excitement in returning to Formby Cricket Club this summer after recovering from injury. The 21-year-old spoke  to Merseysportlive this week, and penned his return for late May.

Southport & Birkdale CC to welcome Lancashire county game this summer

"Lots of energy, lots of excitement but lot’s of reward for the hard-work!" Southport & Birkdale CC chairman Andrew Carney sat down with Merseysportlive to discuss the fantastic news.
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Liverpool CC captain eyeing ruthless wicket-taking ahead of new season

Liverpool CC captain Matty Jackson says his side are targeting a top half finish, as the opening day of the L&DCC First Division season fast approaches. Jackson’s team finished ninth last season, during a campaign which the Liverpool skipper says was all about consolidating their status in the division.
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Cheshire to Christchurch: the village that produced cricket star Ecclestone

A rural village in the heart of Cheshire seems an unlikely place for the best female bowler in the world to hail from. Alvanley, near Helsby, has a population of less than 500, but it is the home  of the world’s number one ranked bowler, Sophie Ecclestone.
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The Liverpool Influence on West Indian cricket

No one could ever imagine Liverpool could have an impact on West Indian cricket - but thanks to Dave Goodall, that has certainly been the case. Merseysportlive reporter Tom Morley finds out more.
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Wicketkeeper Lavelle hopes Lancashire can go one better this season

George Lavelle is hoping Lancashire can bounce back from last season's disappointment and win the County Championship. The 21-year-old wicketkeeper hails from Ormskirk and signed a new contract with Lancashire in early 2022.
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Lancashire’s Sophie Ecclestone bowls England into World Cup Final

Lancashire’s Sophie Ecclestone powered England Women into the World Cup Final, taking six wickets in a demolition of South Africa. This will be England's sixth World Cup Final, as they aim to defend their title and claim their fifth World Cup against Australia on Sunday.
Mahmood celebrates - Photo from Lancashire CCC

Lancashire CC star Mahmood impresses on England debut

Lancashire's Saqib Mahmood caught the eye on his test debut as England drew the second test with West Indies in Barbados. After a series opening draw in Antigua, both sides were hoping to take the lead in the second test.