Red Rose Review Issue 6
Red Rose Review: Issue 6
Take a look through our weekly roundup of news and interviews from Lancashire County Cricket Club. This week features a match report from the Academy in Mumbai, an interview with Liam Livingstone, Academy update, Dubai pre-season information for supporters and more.
Take a look through our roundup below.
Livingstone hits half century for England Lions
Liam Livingstone (59) continued his good form for the England Lions with a half century on the opening day against Sri Lanka A at the Pallekele International Stadium on the outskirts of Kandy.
Essex batsman,Tom Westley had top-scored for the Lions with 97 after he made 95 in the warm-up game against a Board President’s XI.
He came in after the early loss of Haseeb Hameed and Nick Gubbins had left the Lions on 14 for two - and before lunch Keaton Jennings, the Lions captain who had won the toss, was bowled for 23 trying to reverse sweep the experienced international off-spinner Dilruwan Perera.
Academy beaten in Mumbai by 60 runs
Lancashire's Academy were beaten by 60 runs in their second tour game in Mumbai yesterday by MIG Academy.
Simon Kerrigan won the toss and elected to field first with the hosts putting on 89 for the first wicket before Sam Oldham took two wickets in quick succession to leave them 92/2.
Lancashire continually picked up wickets and the home side were bowled out for 241 in 44 overs, in what was a much improved fielding performance from Gary Yates' side.
Dan Houghton called up to England U19 squad
Lancashire Academy bowler Dan Houghton has been called up to the England Under 19 squad ahead of the Second four-day Test Match against India U19s in Nagpur, starting on the 21st February.
The right handed bowler from Ormskirk made his Lancashire Second XI debut against Leicestershire (1/17 and 1/18) in 2015 and currently players for Rainford CC.
Josh Bohannon selected in the Tom Maynard Academy
The fourth intake for the Tom Maynard Academy has been confirmed and includes Lancashire Scholarship player Josh Bohannon.
The 2017 group will spend nine days in Spain from 16th to 24th February at the Desert Springs resort, working to a carefully planned programme.
Alex Hartley signs for LCB Women
Alex Hartley, England Women’s 23 year old left arm spinner from Burnley is set to join LCB Women after spending the last 4 seasons with Middlesex Women.
Alex, former Lancashire CCC Academy and LCB county age group girls’ player, moved to Middlesex to compete in the top flight of the domestic county championship and to challenge herself in new environments.
She returns to Lancashire having had a successful 4 seasons with Middlesex and achieving reselection to the England Women’s Academy in 2014. Last year saw her making her full England debut on 27th June against Pakistan and was instrumental in her first overseas International tour to West Indies where she achieved figures of 4 for 24 and leading wicket taker in the series with 13, a record for England in a bilateral one day series.