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CRUCIAL: Janaka Gunarantne played a key role on Sunday

Clitheroe back on top of league and into last four of LCB Knockout

IN FORM: Burnley opener David Brown starred with the bat in the final of the Lancashire League Twenty20 competition against Rawtenstall

Burnley pro targeting two more trophies after T20 win followed by derby loss

TOP MAN:  Michael Brown was in fine form as Burnley beat Rawtenstall in final

Brilliant Burnley on the trophy trail

STAR MAN: Ockert Erasmus scored 53 runs as he helped Accrington to victory

Erasmus picks himself up after pavilion tumble to guide Accrington to thrilling victory

Burnley professional Chris Holt

Burnley win Twenty20 title after defeating Rawtenstall

CRUNCH TIME: Coach Ashley Giles

Lancashire Lightning’s Lilley says confidence is key to win

Burnley’s Cole Hayman enjoys a wicket ball

Burnley going for five trophies ahead of Lancashire League’s T20 final

Rawtenstall players celebrate success in the competition

Surprise package Rawtenstall aiming to stop Burnley’s march


Darwen set their sights on top of Northern League table

IMPROVING: Colne and professional Thomas Kaber have climbed the table in recent weeks

Skipper praises professional Thomas Kaber for Colne’s recent wins

PLEASED: Ashley Giles

Ashley Giles’ joy as Lancashire lay down ‘statement’

Ashwell Prince

Lancashire's Petersen and Prince smash records on dominant day

FINAL: Rawtenstall professional Brett Pelser in action. His side are into the Twenty20 final against Burnley, which takes place on Friday night

Rawtenstall pro admits his disappointment over poor performance at Colne

RUNS: Bacup professional Haseeb Azam looks to score on the off side during his team’s defeat to East Lancs in the Lancashire League on Sunday Pictures: KIPAX

Brilliant Burnley march on after Church win

DIVING: Enfield professional Graeme van Buuren tries to stop a return ball

Brutal Brunt blasts Burnley into T20 final


Darwen up to second but Chorley slump

CHEERS: Enfield will be hoping for more reasons to applaud when they face Burnley in the T20 semi-finals tonight

Enfield ready to upset the odds in final push

PRO: Brett Pelser

Rawtenstall CC aiming to make T20 history

JOY: Padiham and skipper Callum Clarke have had plenty to celebrate in recent weeks

Padiham skipper Callum Clarke looking to maintain fine run

HAPPY: James Anderson is feeling confident after helping England to victory in their opening Ashes Test against Australia in Cardiff

Burnley pace ace Anderson feeling confident of Ashes triumph after opening Test victory

BAND OF BROTHERS: David Brown (left) chats to brother Michael in the outfield during Sunday’s Worsley Cup semi-final win over Lowerhouse

Burnley CC hoping to make it three in a row

Accrington’s record-breaking Graham Sneddon

Super Sneddon in record-breaking form with the bat for Accrington

KING COLE: Burnley bowler Cole Hayman (above) celebrates

Burnley defeat Lowerhouse as unbeaten Brown guides holders to brink of cup history

CHEER: Enfield players supporting from the balcony

Rawtenstall reach semi finals despite a late Todmorden fight back

WEATHER: Burnley's Vishal Tripathi waits patiently for the rain to stop in earlier meeting with Lowerhouse

‘It doesn’t get bigger’ than Burnley vs House

AIM: Sneddon

Nelson expect tough test as pro drops out

FORM MAN: Ribblesdale Wanderers’ Ryan Canning has an average of more than 100

Ribblesdale Wanderers runs ace Ryan Canning backed to break record

NEW MARK: Jacob Clarke recorded the best figures by an Accrington amateur since 1927 as he took 8 for 35 against Todmorden on Saturday

I’m a batter really, admits birthday boy after Accrington's best figures for 88 years

IN: Ramsbottom’s Brad Fielding makes it to the line

Ramsbottom suffer first Twenty20 defeat

FULL STRETCH: Colne professional Thomas Kaber dives for a return ball after bowling					            Pictures: KIPAX

Celebrations begin two days in advance as Accrington teen takes eight wickets

APPEAL: Matt Garner

Ryan Canning century earns side victory over Earby

KEY MAN: Rishton professional Kelly Smuts, pictured appealing for a wicket against Enfield on Sunday, will hope to star

Rishton ready for new East Lancs T20 event

DELIGHTED: Read captain Kyle O’Connor (above) was delighted for pro Keegan Petersen

South African Keegan Petersen takes fight to Edenfield attack

TON-DERFUL: Jonathan Clare’s knock of 199 was a new Worsley Cup record

Classy Jonathan Clare rewrites record books with mighty 199 for Burnley

OUT: Kelly Smutts celebrates the Lewis Wright wicket

Burnley remain on course for title but Rammy keep pressure on

BIG HIT: Daryn Smit

Smashing Smit is bang on form as Ramsbottom retain unbeaten record

BOWLER: James Anderson visit to Burnley’s Blessed Trinity RC College to promote cricket

James Anderson not ruling out Burnley Cricket Club return

WATCHFUL: Darwen skipper Jordan Clark is relishing a triple-header of action this weekend

Darwen skipper Jordan Clark backs his side to triumph in T20 clash

DEBUT: McCullum

Lancashire braced for Brendon McCullum T20 Blast debut

CAUSE FOR CELEBRATION: East Lancs will be hoping to celebrate Twenty20, Worsley Cup and Lancashire League victories this weekend

LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: East Lancs ready for do-or-die weekend

FACING THE CAMERAS: Burnley’s James Anderson visited his old school - Blessed Trinity RC College

James Anderson: I'll always be grateful to the Burnley people who launched my career

IN THE THICK OF THE ACTION: Andrew Sutcliffe playing for Todmorden

VIDEO: Todmorden skipper knows he will rue dropping t20 catch live on Sky Sports

DROPPED: Sutcliffe reacts to his mistake

VIDEO: Watch Todmorden CC captain drop 'dolly' live on Sky Sports

Settle skipper eyes historic season

Oswaldtwistle Immanuel make it three Twenty20 wins from three

EARLY EXIT: Cobus Pienaar

Jonny Whitehead impresses as Lowerhouse beat Bacup

SWEEPER: Todmorden professional, Bilawal Bhatti, sweeps a shot away during his knock of 84 in yesterday’s Lancashire League victory at Colne

Wilson and Pienaar hit half centuries as Lowerhouse keep pressure on Burnley

DEFEATED: Jordan Clarke’s Darwen lost

Classy Clarkson cleans up to destroy Darwen

England's Jos Buttler acknowledges the crowd after his innings of 129 during the Royal London One-Day Cup at Edgbaston, Birmingham. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Tuesday June 9, 2015. See PA story CRICKET England. Photo credit should read: David

Buttler an injury doubt for England

Stokes full of praise for Farbrace and Morgan

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