Read beat Bacup in pre-season clash

Lancashire Telegraph: Elliott Artingstoll

7:30am Monday 14th April 2014

Ribblesdale League outfit Read beat Lancashire League Bacup in a pre-season friendly at Lanehead yesterday.

Cherry Tree make a winning start

Lancashire Telegraph: Mark Hadfield's Cherry Tree started with a win

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

FORMER East Lancashire fast bowler Nas Iqbal made 47 and veteran seamer Rob Ince claimed four wickets on his return to the first team as Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League outfit Cherry Tree got pre-season off to a winning start on Saturday.

Rain sees three games abandoned after bright starts

Lancashire Telegraph: Sam Kershaw

6:00am Monday 14th April 2014

Sam Kershaw top scored with 48 but rain was the winner as Rawtenstall’s pre-season got off to a damp start.

Cricket friendlies hit by the weather

Lancashire Telegraph: Kyle O'Connor's Read are in action

9:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THREE of today's cricket pre-season friendlies have been called off because of bad weather.

England flops must take responsibility, says Anderson

Lancashire Telegraph: James Anderson claimed three wickets

6:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

James Anderson believes this winter's Ashes flops must take the responsibility of leading England into their new era.

Liam Bedford leaves Barnoldswick for Enfield

Lancashire Telegraph: Liam Bedford will hope to be celebrating with Enfield this summer

8:43am Thursday 10th April 2014

WICKETKEEPER batsman Liam Bedford has left Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League outfit Barnoldswick and moved into the Foster's Lancashire League with Enfield.

A winning start for new Ramsbottom skipper

7:45am Monday 7th April 2014

Rob Read’s tenure as captain of Foster’s Lancashire League side Ramsbottom got off to a winning start when his side beat Northern League outfit St Annes on Saturday.

Ash in a dash on first day of County season

Lancashire Telegraph: Ashar Zaidi

7:42am Monday 7th April 2014

Title-winning former Accrington professional Ashar Zaidi enjoyed a dream start to the new County Championship season yesterday.

Davies relishing Lancashire challenge

Lancashire Telegraph: Alex Davies

1:00pm Saturday 5th April 2014

IT is the dream of every young boy to reach the peak in whatever sport they are lucky enough to be good enough at to stand out from the crowd.

Braithwaite vows to avenge Pakistan loss

10:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

CLITHEROE cricketer Steve Braithwaite has warned Pakistan that he is coming back for more after suffering defeat on his maiden international tour with England last month.

Lamb earns county selection

9:00am Saturday 5th April 2014

LANCASHIRE’S Academy squad for this year has been finalised – and Hoghton’s Emma Lamb has become only the third female to win a place in the elite set-up.

Former Ribblesdale Wanderers professional Jake Brown lands top Aussie award

Lancashire Telegraph: Former Ribblesdale Wanderers professional Jake Brown lands top Aussie award

7:39am Monday 31st March 2014

Ex-Ribblesdale Wanderers professional Jake Brown, who holds the record for the highest individual scor in the Ribblesdale League has landed the highest honour available to cricketers in South Australia.

Ashes was a wake-up call says Anderson

Lancashire Telegraph: James Anderson claimed three wickets

9:25am Friday 7th March 2014

Burnley’s England and Lancashire bowler James Anderson believes the 5-0 Ashes whitewash by Australia will be a "wake-up call" to some members of the squad.

Broad 'baffled' by ball change

Lancashire Telegraph: Stuart Broad

9:29am Thursday 6th March 2014

Stuart Broad is anticipating further official clarification for the umpires' controversial decision to order a ball change during England's series-clinching victory over West Indies.

Cole Hayman signs for Lancashire

Lancashire Telegraph: Cole Hayman signs for Lancashire

11:32am Wednesday 5th March 2014

TEENAGE pace ace Cole Hayman has become the latest in a long line of Burnley cricketers to get a shot at county cricket and fulfiled a dream at the same time after Lancashire signed the 19-year-old on scholarship terms.

Buttler: 'KP helped me a lot'

Lancashire Telegraph: Jos Buttler

10:07am Wednesday 26th February 2014

JOS Buttler is surely destined to be a leading light of England’s new era, but is happy to admit he derived great benefit from playing in the old one alongside Kevin Pietersen.

Rawtenstall to turn into a War zone

Lancashire Telegraph: Keith Roscoe will rock Rawtenstall

9:02am Tuesday 25th February 2014

Rawtenstall will hold their presentation in the Bacup Road clubhouse on Sunday, March 9.

Nelson stage junior meeting

Lancashire Telegraph: Neil Thompson

8:59am Tuesday 25th February 2014

Neil Thompson's Foster’s Lancashire League outfit Nelson hold a meeting for their thriving junior section at the Seedhill clubhouse tonight.

Accrington stage junior registration

Lancashire Telegraph: Accrington stage junior registration

8:57am Tuesday 25th February 2014

Foster's Lancashire League champions Accrington hold a junior registration and open evening in the clubhouse on Friday at 7.30pm.

Bowler Dowling back at Enfield

Lancashire Telegraph: Ben Dowling

8:54am Tuesday 25th February 2014

Pace bowler Ben Dowling has moved from Houldsworth Solicitors Ribblesdale League outfit Great Harwood back to Lancashire League side Enfield, where he spent six years previously.

Barlick's Brindle calls time on England career

Lancashire Telegraph: Arran Brindle

8:33am Tuesday 18th February 2014

England all-rounder Arran Brindle has announced her retirement from international cricket.

Dhar steps up as Chorley coach

Lancashire Telegraph: Gaurav Dhar

8:14am Tuesday 11th February 2014

FORMER professional Guarav Dhar has been appointed player-coach at Chorley Cricket Club.

‘Shocked’ Parry lands England call

10:32am Friday 7th February 2014

UNCAPPED Lancashire spinner Stephen Parry has spoken of his shock having been called into the England squad for the Tour to the Carribean and the ICC World Twenty20 in Bangladesh.

TALKING CRICKET: Time was right for KP to go

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Pietersen

12:30pm Thursday 6th February 2014

TAKE a bow Paul Downton. The new big cheese of English cricket has certainly made a big impression on the game since taking over.

Moody interested in England job

Lancashire Telegraph: Andy Flower has left his role

8:00am Tuesday 4th February 2014

Former Sri Lanka coach and East Lancashire pro Tom Moody would “look seriously” at any offer to replace Andy Flower as England’s team director.

England miss first Ashes chance

Lancashire Telegraph: Arran Brindle is in the 15-strong women's squad for the Ashes defence

11:13am Friday 24th January 2014

A CENTURY from Australia debutant Nicole Bolton thwarted England Women’s first attempt to retain the Ashes as they fell to a 26-run defeat in the second one-day international in Melbourne.

Brindle boosts bid for Ashes

Lancashire Telegraph: Arran Brindle

11:07am Tuesday 14th January 2014

ENGLAND’s women, featuring East Lancashire’s Arran Brindle, won their only Ashes Test match against Australia by 61 runs to put six valuable points towards their bid to retain the trophy.

Cook rues England mistakes

11:17am Monday 13th January 2014

England captain Alastair Cook feels another poor performance from the top of the batting order cost his side victory in the opening one-day international against Australia in Melbourne Cook failed to survive the first over and Joe Root also fell cheaply before middle-order pair Gary Ballance (79) and Eoin Morgan (50) set the tourists on their way to 269 for seven.

Brindle plays role for England

10:14am Wednesday 8th January 2014

WEST Craven’s Arran Brindle made 21 as England’s women drew their two-day Ashes warm-up match with Australia A.

DAILY SPORT DEBATE: Should Andy Flower keep his England job?

Lancashire Telegraph: THE DAILY SPORTS DEBATE: Does the England cricket management team need changing?

6:00am Tuesday 7th January 2014

England coach Andy Flower says he “can’t be any clearer” about his desire to continue in the job despite his side’s 5-0 Ashes defeat in Australia.

The Ashes: Cook has no plans to quit as captain

Lancashire Telegraph: The Ashes: Cook insists England must stand up

7:34am Monday 6th January 2014

CAPTAIN Alastair Cook told England they would need to show courage to lift themselves from “rock bottom” after their humiliating 5-0 whitewash was completed in Sydney.

Haddin frustrates England

Lancashire Telegraph: James Anderson claimed three wickets

9:47am Friday 3rd January 2014

England yet again had no answer to Brad Haddin as their experiences on day one of the Sydney Test neatly encapsulated a miserable Ashes campaign.

The Ashes: England on top in fourth Test

Lancashire Telegraph: James Anderson claimed three wickets

7:56am Friday 27th December 2013

England's stifling tactics paid rich dividends at the MCG to earn an almost guaranteed first-innings lead in the fourth Ashes Test at the MCG.

The Ashes: Haddin: We want to get better

Lancashire Telegraph: The Ashes: Haddin: We want to get better

5:20am Wednesday 25th December 2013

Brad Haddin admits Australia's Ashes-winners may have reached the peak of their powers - but he is still committed to proving that theory wrong by seeking continued improvement.

Swann: Comments not aimed at KP

Lancashire Telegraph: Graeme Swann

8:22am Tuesday 24th December 2013

Departing off-spinner Graeme Swann has stressed he was not talking about Kevin Pietersen - or any of his former England team-mates - when he described certain players as "up their own backsides".

KP: No interest in Swann comments

Lancashire Telegraph: Kevin Pietersen

8:18am Tuesday 24th December 2013

Kevin Pietersen has "less than zero interest" in Graeme Swann's parting shot about arrogant Test cricketers.

Matt Donlan on Sunday: A day of cheer for locals

Lancashire Telegraph: Bournemouth old boy Danny Ings, pictured with Junior Stanislas, is fired up for reunion

12:33pm Sunday 22nd December 2013

NOW that's what you call a Saturday!

THE DAILY SPORTS DEBATE: Does the England cricket management team need changing?

Lancashire Telegraph: THE DAILY SPORTS DEBATE: Does the England cricket management team need changing?

7:23am Wednesday 18th December 2013

England’s lamentable performances in the Ashes mean that Australia have reclaimed the Urn - and now the inquests can begin.

Ex-Lowerhouse pro Harris: Sorry, I was a beer-fuelled Twit over rant

Lancashire Telegraph: Ryan Harris took to Twitter after being refused entry into a casino

7:45am Wednesday 18th December 2013

FORMER Lowerhouse professional and current Australia star Ryan Harris has apologised for a drunken Twitter rant he sent in the early hours after being refused entry to Crown Perth casino while celebrating Australia's Ashes victory.

The Ashes: Australia seal the return of the Urn

Lancashire Telegraph: The Ashes: Australia seal the return of the Urn

7:28am Tuesday 17th December 2013

England lost the Ashes before Christmas with a third successive landslide defeat, despite Ben Stokes' maiden Test century.

THE DAILY SPORTS DEBATE: Can England rediscover their cricket form

Lancashire Telegraph: THE DAILY SPORTS DEBATE: Can England rediscover their cricket form

6:00am Monday 16th December 2013

ENGLAND are on the verge of losing their grip on the Ashes after yet another miserable display against Australia in Perth.

Matt Donlan on Sunday...Ashes to ashes

Lancashire Telegraph: England's Stuart Broad (centre) celebrates taking the wicket of Australia's George Bailey (right) during day one of the Second Test Match at the Adelaide Oval

9:31pm Sunday 15th December 2013

In a few hours time England's grip on the Ashes could well come to an end.

The Ashes: England sliding towards Urn anguish

Lancashire Telegraph: Stuart Broad

10:39am Sunday 15th December 2013

England endured a desperate day at the WACA to descend into ever more imminent danger of losing the Ashes in this third Test.

Brindle lands pick for England women's Ashes bid

Lancashire Telegraph: Arran Brindle

9:12am Thursday 12th December 2013

West Craven’s Arran Brindle has been named in the England women’s squad for their Ashes series with Australia which takes place next month.

The Ashes: Aussies hope Harris is fit as Faulkner breaks his thumb

Lancashire Telegraph: Former Lowerhouse pro Ryan Harris is hoping to be fit

8:04am Thursday 12th December 2013

Australia captain Michael Clarke is hoping seamer Ryan Harris will be fit for the third Ashes Test in Perth after his possible replacement James Faulkner was ruled out with a fractured thumb.

The Ashes: Stokes and Johnson cleared over spat

Lancashire Telegraph: Mitchell Johnson

8:24am Tuesday 10th December 2013

Ben Stokes and Mitchell Johnson have been cleared of any misconduct after their collision on day four of the Adelaide Test, the International Cricket Council has confirmed.

Vandals ransack Darwen Cricket Club and steal charity cash

Lancashire Telegraph: Colin Charnock and the shattered door of Darwen CC

8:09am Tuesday 10th December 2013

VANDALS smashed their way in to Darwen Cricket Club and ‘trashed’ it before making off with loose change from charity boxes.

Chapple reappointed as Lancashire captain

Lancashire Telegraph: Lancashire await Championship fixtures

8:39am Monday 9th December 2013

GLEN Chapple will continue as Captain of Lancashire County Cricket Club for a sixth season in 2014.

VIDEO: Brilliant Bumble on facing fast bowling

Lancashire Telegraph: David Lloyd reduces Michael Slater to tears of laughter

7:46am Monday 9th December 2013

ACCRINGTON'S former England batsman turned TV pundit David Lloyd was at his brilliant best when he appeared on Australia's Wide World of Sport on Channel 9 talking about how to survive facing fast bowling.

The Ashes: Cook insists England must stand up

Lancashire Telegraph: The Ashes: Cook insists England must stand up

7:27am Monday 9th December 2013

England captain Alastair Cook has told his players they have to stand up and be counted after they moved to the brink of surrendering the Ashes with another crushing loss to Australia.


Ashes feed

Watson out of first Test (link)

Live Ashes from ESPN Cricinfo 11:48am Sat 8 Feb 14

Shane Watson is out of the first Test between South Africa and Australia because of a persistent calf injury

Giles flies into Pietersen debate (link)

Live Ashes from ESPN Cricinfo 9:47am Mon 3 Feb 14

Ashley Giles, having confirmed his interest in the taking on the England team director's role, is set to play a…

Tattooed trickster bears England anger (link)

Live Ashes from ESPN Cricinfo 6:59am Mon 3 Feb 14

After 101 days, across eight cities, in the 18th match at the ninth and final venue, England had Jade Dernbach to…

Australia demolish England one last time (link)

Live Ashes from ESPN Cricinfo 6:13pm Sun 2 Feb 14

Australia finished the international summer with an 84-run win in the final T20, set up by George Bailey's quick 49…

Last stop for broken England (link)

Live Ashes from ESPN Cricinfo 12:38am Sun 2 Feb 14

ESPNcricinfo's preview of the third T20 between Australia and England in Sydney

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