Former Aussie paceman Jason Gillespie has garnered many plaudits for his work at Yorkshire, leading Joe Root and his White Rose teammates to the County Championship crown last year.
The Lancashire Cricket Board women’s cricket team has changed its moniker to LCB Thunder, in an attempt to increase media interest in the side following last season’s promotion.
Siddle has been included in Australia’s Ashes squad for the summer, but Faulkner – who excelled in taking 3-36 in the World Cup final against New Zealand last month – will be available until the one-day series with England commences after the tests.
Bury-born Kate Cross is looking to continue her progress in another Ashes summer that looks set to be the biggest one in women’s cricket history after Sky Sports agreed to increase its coverage.
Former England all-rounder Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff has joined Brisbane Heat for this year’s Australian Big Bash T20 competition.
Cross, along with 17 other players, will receive a pay increase and benefit from extra funding as part of a move by the England and Wales Cricket Board to professionalise the women’s game
A look at the top five innings at Old Trafford ahead of the domestic cricket season starting today with Lancashire taking on Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge
English paceman currently in Ashes battle in Australia
Jimmy Anderson, 31, pens contract extension until 2015
Howzat! Lancashire golden boy James Anderson becomes second all-time wicket taker during final ashes test
Anderson has passed Bob Willis and not has Ian Botham in his sight
Whalley Range Cricket Club have signed up to ECB Club Open Day scheme