Second XI complete two T20 victories vs Derbyshire
Lancashire Second XI beat Derbyshire twice in one day in the T20 double header at Glossop Cricket Club.
In the opening game, Stephen Parry won the toss and elected to bowl first. Lancashire made the perfect start taking three early wickets with Saqib Mahmood, Toby Lester and Jordan Clark all striking early reducing the hosts to 3/16.
Parry then dismissed Elstone before Alex Hughes and Ben Slater stabilised the innings for Derbyshire.
Lester trapped Slater (34) LBW and then Clark took the key wicket of Hughes (46) and the hosts' innings collapsed from 76/4 to 119/9 with Mahmood striking again.
Mahmood (3/19) impressed alongside Clark (2/21) and Lester (2/8).
In reply, Luis Reece and Jordan Clark opened the batting for the Red Rose and the pair played nicely with shots all round the ground. They put on 67 for the first wicket before Reece (24) was dismissed.
Brown (11) came to the crease but was soon dismissed by Wes Durston before Rob Jones (13) was caught and bowled by Greg Cork.
Arron Lilley (18*) finished the game off as Lancashire won by six wickets.
In the second game, Lancashire won the toss and elected to bat first. Reece (27) and Clark (47) again opened the batting and put on 70 for the first wicket.
Brown (21) and Jones (29) came in and played fluently for Lancashire with Danny Lamb (16*) playing a cameo innings at the end as the Red Rose posted 152/4 off 20 overs.
In reply, Lancashire again made the perfect start taking early wickets and despite Durston (27) and Cork (25) providing some resistance, Derbyshire were well short in the end.
Danny Lamb (4/23) starred with the ball whilst Clark (2/21), Nathan Buck (2/25) also took two wickets apiece.
Derbyshire were bowled out for 120 and Lancashire won the second game by 32 runs.