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Cricket

AIMING HIGH: Burnley wicketkeeper Chris Burton can’t quite take a catch as the Turf Moor men lost to Lowerhouse on Sunday Picture KIPAX

Burnley already eyeing repeat of stunning quadruple triumph

Lancashire celebrate after beating Northants

Lancashire coach Ashley Giles delighted with NatWest T20 Blast victory over Northants

DEPARTED: Ramsbottom’s Daryn Smit has returned to South Africa after a stellar season

Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen to take place of ‘superhuman’ Smit at Rammy

ATTITUDE: Padiham professional Ben Heap

Skip heaps praise on home grown Padiham pro Ben Heap

GUNNING FOR SECOND: Enfield batsman Liam Bedford in action against Todmorden on Sunday     Picture: KIPAX

Enfield's Liam Bedford aiming for a top-two Lancashire League finish

HITTING OUT: Chris Holt made 62 for Burnley as they thrashed Colne

Burnley close in on Lancashire League title

Liam Livingstone

Lancashire batsman Liam Livingstone handed new deal

RUN MACHINE: Daryn Smit has hit three centuries this season

SATURDAY INTERVIEW: ‘Super-human’ star is heading home but vows he will return to Ramsbottom

AIMING: Lowerhouse professional Cobus Pienaar in action. His side are currently third in the Lancashire League

Heaton: Burnley will make worthy champs

KEY: Daryn Smit

Burnley aim for double delight in title race

Paul Horton

Lancashire to release opener Paul Horton at the end of the season

James Anderson

Lancashire and England bowler James Anderson to miss final Ashes Test

DELIGHT: Darwen celebrate the fall of Leyland’s last wicket as they win the Readers Cup

Cup win was team effort, says Darwen captain Jordan Clarke

LOVE OF THE GAME: Rawtenstall’s Keith Roscoe has no plans to retire insisting he will carry on playing Lancashire League cricket next year

53 not out as Rawtenstall legend Keith Roscoe rules out retiring

DELIGHT: Burnley’s Chris Holt jumps for joy at the end of the Worsley Cup final against Nelson

Burnley fifth-wicket pair keep up hopes of double

MAGNIFICENT: Padiham’s  seven-wicket Nathan Whitehead

Cherry Tree make it tough but Clitheroe win a thriller

WINNERS ARE GRINNERS: Darwen celebrate their dramatic Readers Cup triumph last night

Mighty Darwen claim the silverware as Leyland slump in heat of battle

BIG WIN: Jordan Clarke

Darwen climb table after Preston rout

The Turf Moor men secured a third straight win in the prestigious cup competition

Burnley turn attention to league after historic Worsley Cup win

GET IN: Burnley with the cup

Three down and one to go as Burnley edge closer to quadruple

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Jos Buttler

Jos Buttler available for Lancashire's T20 Blast quarter-final tie

WICKETS: Keith Roscoe

Clare is simply ton-derful as leaders Burnley edge ever closer to the title

EYE ON THE BALL: Nelson cricketer Harrison Phelan wants to follow in the Worsley Cup Final footsteps of his dad, Marcus

SATURDAY INTERVIEW: Phelan hopes to follow in father’s cup final footsteps

IN TRAINING: Nelson CC players

Nelson target a 2006 repeat with trio of previous cup winners

Bharat Tripathi in action for Turf Moor side

Burnley aiming to add to silverware haul and go for the quadruple

TALENT: Accrington’s Jack Clarke scored his maide 50 in last weekend’s win over Bacup

Accrington aiming for top four after revival

DELIGHT: Oswaldtwistle Immanuel celebrate winning the Ramsbottom Cup    Picture: KIPAX

Ramsbottom Cup winners Oswaldtwistle Immanuel have top-four target

INCREDIBLE: Ramsbottom professional Daryn Smit has hit 1,126 Lancashire League runs at an average of 140 and also has a bowling average of 7.75

Ramsbottom professional Daryn Smit’s 140 average hailed as ‘super human’

SMASH: Janaka Gunaratne

Sri Lankan professional smashes six sixes in one over - but should he have been out for a duck?

SUPER SUD: Andreas Sudnik celebrates one of his six wickets in Ossie’s cup win

Andreas Sudnik nicks it for underdogs Oswaldtwistle Immanuel

HIGH FIVES: Rawtenstall pro Brett Pelser celebrates a wicket Pictures: KIPAX

Worsley Cup finalists warm up for showdown in fine form

James Anderson

ASHES 2015: Social media reacts to James Anderson's incredible spell against Australia

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

TITLE PUSH: Clarke

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

MAGNIFICENT: Smit

Darwen up to second but Chorley slump

PRO: Brett Pelser

Rawtenstall CC aiming to make T20 history

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

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