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Birkenhead Park CC benefit from impressive indoor facilities

Birkenhead Park Cricket Club is reaping the rewards of their new indoor nets, with availability already being hard to come by. Local clubs such as Wallasey and New Brighton have booked out the facility to use for their own winter training programme, following its completion in November.

How will the Azeem Rafiq story change cricket on Merseyside

Over the last few months, cricket and racism have sadly walked hand in hand. When 'whistleblower' Azeem Rafiq lifted the lid on 'institutionalised racism' at Yorkshire County Cricket Club no one could have predicted the ramifications.

“Best in world” Buttler powers England to brink of T20 World Cup semis

Lancashire's Jos Buttler has been hailed as "best in the world" after his sublime 101 not out against Sri Lanka. It helped England to a fourth straight win in the 2021 T20 World Cup, putting on the brink of the semi-finals.

Lancashire’s Buttler helps England rout Aussies in T20 World Cup

Electric England were dominant as they made it three wins in a row in an eight wicket win against Australia in Dubai, all but guaranteeing their place in the World Cup semi-finals.
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Why the Ashes could be James Anderson’s toughest test yet

Typically, when a 39-year-old cricketer is picked for a tour of Australia people take notice. However, in the case of Lancashire's James Anderson, it is merely the norm.
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Anderson misses Lancs trip to Kent through injury

England seam bowler James Anderson has missed Lancashire's LV Insurance County Championship fixture away at Kent today due to a tight calf. "Anderson will continue to be assessed by the ECB and Lancashire medical teams", a statement confirmed yesterday. Embed from...

Liam Livingstone pulls out of IPL

Lancashire and England batsman Liam Livingstone has pulled out of the remainder of the Indian Premier League tournament. 'Bubble fatigue' has been cited as the reason for Livingstone's departure. The Barrow-in-Furness born batsmen had toured South Africa and India with England...

Dane Vilas: Lancashire star coping in lockdown and previewing cricket season

Dane Vilas recently re-signed for Lancashire as their Overseas player and captain for the upcoming season. Entering his fifth season with the county, Vilas has become an integral part of the team both on and off the field.

Lancashire duo raring to go for India white ball clash

Lancashire Cricket Club pair Jos Buttler and Liam Livingstone are set to feature for England as the five-match Twenty20 International series against India gets underway on Friday at Ahmedabad. Multi-format player Buttler was rested for the last three matches of...

Merseyside sports clubs can access Sports Recovery Package loans

Merseyside sports clubs can apply for loans from the £300 million Sport Recovery Package  announced by Rishi Sunak in his 2021 Budget. The Government will provide this to support major spectator sports in England badly affected by the pandemic.