Giles names Lancashire Lightning squad for Derbyshire
Ashley Giles has named a fourteen man squad for Lancashire Lightning's opening game in the defence of the NatWest T20 Blast against Derbyshire at Emirates Old Trafford tomorrow (2:30pm).
Lancashire Lightning will be aiming to become the first side to defend the trophy after winning the competition last year at Edgbaston.
Lancashire Lightning Squad - Karl Brown, Jordan Clark, Steven Croft (Captain), Alex Davies (Wicketkeeper), George Edwards, Gavin Griffiths, Kyle Jarvis, Arron Lilley, Liam Livingstone, Stephen Parry, Alviro Petersen, Luke Procter, Tom Smith, Neil Wagner
Derbyshire Falcons Squad - Wes Durston (Captain), Hamish Rutherford, Neil Broom, Wayne Madsen, Jimmy Neesham, Chesney Hughes, Scott Elstone, Alex Hughes, Shiv Thakor, Matt Critchley, Tom Poynton, Ben Cotton, Andy Carter
Lancashire Lightning v Derbyshire Falcons Stats
- Lancashire Lightning have won four of their last five games versus Derbyshire Falcons (L1).
- Nine of Lancashire’s last 10 wins at home have come when batting first.
- Derbyshire Falcons have won their last three away matches played on a Saturday, including a win at Old Trafford against Lancashire in 2003.
- Ben Cotton bowled 96 balls last season and did not concede a single six; the most balls delivered by any bowler without being dispatched.
- Lancashire Lightning have won the most domestic T20 fixtures since the T20 competition started (P140, W84, L 49, T5, No Result 4)
How to follow:
A report of the game will be available on the website shortly following the close of play.
There will be full ball-by-ball commentary for this fixture provided by BBC Lancashire - click here to view all county cricket commentaries.
There will also be highlights the following morning on our YouTube Channel.