It is seven months since the opener successfully negotiated hostile Indian conditions to average 43.80 from his first three Test matches, hitting two half-centuries, before returning home injured. MailOnline
The first-ever round of day-night championship matches provides an opportunity for the out-of-form Lancashire batsman to again show the class that marked him out as a hot prospect last winter. MailOnline
It is a potentially massive few days for uncapped quintet Liam Livingstone, Mason Crane, Tom Curran, Craig Overton and Dawid Malan as they look to take their first steps in international cricket.
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Leicestershire reeled in a revised target of 309 to beat Lancashire in a thrilling Royal London one-day clash at Emirates Old Trafford by three wickets. A trio of half-centuries for Mark Cosgrove,.. Leicester Mercury