Lancashire Director of Cricket Ashley Giles admitted that he is approaching the prospect of Division One cricket with a mixture of excitement and uncertainty, stating ‘let’s get on with it’.
Ashwell Prince believes that departing Lancashire stalwart Paul Horton can be proud of his achievements for the county, as the Australian approaches the end of his stay at Old Trafford.
Lancashire were crowned t20 Blast Champions for the first time in their long history last weekend, despite doubts over the side both before the season’s start, and before finals day itself.
Ashley Giles is excited ahead of Saturday’s T20 Finals Day, and hopes that his Lancashire side can enjoy a ‘dream day’ to banish the memories of last year’s failure.
England under-19 star Alex Davies made his debut in 2012, but has emerged as a Lancashire first team regular in 2015, with first-choice glovesman Jos Buttler now behind the stumps for the national side.
Lancashire boss Ashley Giles had strong words for his men in the wake of their narrow home defeat to Warwickshire in the Royal London One-Day Cup on Sunday.
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.
The former England international and one-day coach believes his squad are in a good place as they look to bounce back from relegation on the final day of last season.
A youthful Lancashire squad will attempt to bounce back from the County Championship Division Two for the third time in 11 years after their last-day relegation in 2014.