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BBC Sport - T20 Blast: Lancashire beat Northants to win Edgbaston final

Lancashire Lightning beat Northants Steelbacks by 13 runs at Edgbaston to win the T20 Blast for the first time.

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Harsha Bhogle
"Sri Lanka's best moments in this series, at Galle and here, have come when they have played attacking cricket." 07 hrs ago

James Faulkner Stars as Lancashire Beat Northamptonshire to Win Twenty20 Blast - Cricket News

Australia all-rounder James Faulkner picked up two wickets to help Lancashire beat Northamptonshire by 13 runs in the the final of English domestic cricket's Twenty20 Blast tournament. Lancashire ended a 16-year wait for a limited overs trophy.. latest Cricket news- James Faulkner Stars as Lancashir...

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Peter Siddle
"Congratulations to the @LancsCCC boys on winning the T20. Top performances yesterday lads "

French hamlet claims to be site of the first recorded cricket match - The Times of India

This may be the first mention anywhere of the game of cricket, almost a century before the first written record of the game in England (although there are also suggestions that an early form of the game might have been mentioned in 1300).

".@Trotty: "I remember Faulkner chirping in his first ever Test match. @KP24 told him it'd be his only Test. He still hasn't played another""

Galle doubtful as venue for West Indies Tests

Sri Lanka Cricket's interim committee is considering beginning the upcoming Test series against West Indies in Colombo instead of Galle because of the cost factor

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Faulkner stars as Lancashire win T20 final - Cricbuzz

Australia all-rounder James Faulkner capped an eventful couple of months by helping Lancashire to a 13-run win over Northamptonshire in the final of English domestic cricket's Twenty20 Blast tournament at Edgbaston.

Cricket BC
"Wife: Kya dekh rahe ho itani raat? Me: Northampton-shayar vs Lanca-shayar Wife: Din bhar cricket dekhte ho aur raat mein mushayara, so jaao!"

Lancashire into final as spin dominates in poor spectacle

English cricket's three-for-one Finals Day provided entertainment in the second semi-final worthy of the supermarket discount bin as Lancashire reach the final with a six-wicket victory

mohammad hafeez
"PSL wil provide an opportunity to all our players 2 become a better professional & to show our natural Talent" 03 hrs ago

Dhammika Prasad confident despite Pujara resilience - Cricbuzz

Cheteshwar Pujara's unbeaten century (135*) took India to 292/8, but Dhammika Prasad (four for 82) remains confident of regaining a strong position in the Colombo Test on Sunday.

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Bart Cummings was to horse racing what Sir Donald Bradman was to cricket

The unrivalled trainer was a mould-breaker whose legacy as the king of Australia’s greatest horse race lives on

Liam Livingstone
"YOOOUUUU BEAUTYY!!! What a day! @LancsCCC Natwest T20 Champions!!!!!!!!!!!!! "

Lancashire end long wait for Twenty20 title

There have been many disappointments and much heartbreak along the way, but Lancashire have clinched their first limited-over silverware since 1999 with a 13-run victory over Northamptonshire in the final of the NatWest T20 Blast.

"Is there a greater leveller than cricket? The same day that @cheteshwar1 carries his bat through an innings, he is out for zero in the 2nd!" 03 hrs ago

Win World T20 and Pakistan will forgive you: Shoaib Akhtar to tainted trio - The Express Tribune

Former paces says trio would enhanc­e the curren­t Pakist­an squad becaus­e they have so much to prove

"Cricket will be more boring when Shahid Afridi retires...#T20Blast #FinalsDay #NorvLan" 09 hrs ago

Live Cricket Score : Sri Lanka vs India, 3rd Test Day 3, India tour of Sri Lanka, 2015 - Cricbuzz Cup - Cricket News

Live Cricket Score of India vs Sri Lanka, 3rd Test, Day 3 at Colombo: India will look to maintain their upperhand #CricbuzzCup #SLvInd #IndvSL

Andrew Fernando
"Jehan Mubarak ha splayed for 13 years and has a high score of 49. Kusal Perera gets to fifty in 49 balls. How not to love SL cricket."

Pujara carries bat, India out for 312 | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

Cheteshwar Pujara became the fourth Indian to carry his bat through a Test innings as India's last two wickets lasted 25 minutes on the third morning of the rain-hit SSC Test

HBDMahi #10DaysLeft
"@msdhoni @ImRaina wearing 2shades of blue Bt doing d same work-Increasing millions of Heartbeat's.."

David Willey the inspiration as Northamptonshire reach final

David Willey inspired Northamptonshire with an opening burst of three wickets as they swept past the defending champions and into the final

mohammad hafeez
"Surely as Pakistan Talent is init.. Our spicy Talent wil attract all cricket fans into it" 17 hrs ago

BBC Sport - T20 Blast: Lancashire win after bowling Hampshire out for 115

Lancashire reach their second straight T20 Blast final beating Hampshire by six wickets in a low-scoring semi-final.

Wales Away Fans
"Wales to go above England in both the FIFA & IRB rankings. English people suddenly decide that cricket is definitely their favourite sport" 06 hrs ago

Cricket: Giles anticipates more victories - ClubCall

Ashley Giles believes his Lancashire side's victory in the NatWest t20 Blast was overdue and he anticipates more success in the future.

mohammad hafeez
"Surely would love to play in Pakistan but I hop very soon all our cricket wil come back HOME .. In shaa Allah" 04 hrs ago

Pujara adds method to Kohli's aggression madness - Cricbuzz

Cheteshwar Pujara's 289-ball unbeaten knock of 145 set the tone for India in the third and final Test in Colombo.

mohammad hafeez
"I been to QATAR but never played any cricket there.I heard our woman team played there & crowd responded well" 04 hrs ago

Pacers put India on top after Pujara 145 - Cricbuzz

Ishant Sharma (2/12) and Stuart Binny (2/14) reduced Sri Lanka to 47 for 5 after Cheteshwar Pujara's unbeaten 145 took India to 312.

mohammad hafeez
"Yes I m .. Looking forward to play this tournament" 03 hrs ago

Kusal, Herath fight after top-order collapse - Cricbuzz

Kusal Perera smashed a 56-ball knock of 55 on Test debut to defy India after the Sri Lankan top-order collapsed.

barry hook
"@middleton_cc presidents day, lots of cricket, laughs & beer. Raising money for Ellas Fund & @TransplantSport bbq & @cheneyclub open all day"

Umpires consider protective head visors | Cricket | ESPN Cricinfo

England's first-class umpires, concerned for their own safety in an era of ever-powerful hitting, are examining forms of protection including to the head, the heart and the back of the neck

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"*On Airport* "Hi i'm Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan" Modi Ji- Tum bhi Sri lankan cricket team mai ho kya ?" 12 hrs ago

Looking for answers: T20 opening spots up for grabs, says chief selector - The Express Tribune

Haroon Rashee­d claims young player­s will contin­ue to be given chance­s ahead of World T20.

Saj Sadiq
"Superb figures for Shahid Afridi in the #T20Blast final for Northamptonshire against Lancashire - 4 overs, 3 wickets for 14 runs #Cricket" 15 hrs ago

Lancashire Lightning win their first Natwest T20 Blast by 13 runs as Northamptonshire Steelbacks fall at the final hurdle 

BEN WINSTANLEY AT EDGBASTON: Lancashire Lightning won their first T20 title with victory over Northamptonshire Steelbacks at Edgbaston on Saturday night.

"friend: *is sad* me: *goes out of way 2 cheer them up* me: *is sad* friend: *cricket noises*" 16 hrs ago

Lancashire clinch T20 title by holding nerve against Northamptonshire

An opening partnership of 77 from Ashwell Prince and Alex Davies put Lancashire on their way to a 13-run victory over Northamptonshire in the T20 Blast final

Saj Sadiq
"Nasser Hussain on commentary "It seems like Shahid Afridi has been around for ever" #Cricket #T20FinalsDay"
surya kumar yadav
"This pic has a lot of power in it. The reason why he is lucky. On top of that why he is missed so much. @msdhoni http://…" 03 hrs ago

Cardiff clash with England to herald start of Australia's World T20 preparation

Australia's biennial focus on fashioning an effective Twenty20 line-up to break their poor record at the World Twenty20 tournaments starts on Monday in Cardiff.

stephen parry
"T20 champions !!!!!#thatsright"

Lancashire's T20 Finals Day win is just the beginning says head coach Ashley Giles - Manchester Evening News

Lancs CCC boss believes the county's young stars who lifted the trophy at Edgbaston can go on and win more silverware for the Emirates Old Trafford club

ushi amendaz

Jonathan Wilson: The travails of a middle-aged cricketer

When the bad days outnumber the good, and the aches and pains hasten your decline, you wonder if each game might be your last

Mohammad Kaif
"Pujara's case is that of a classical test batsman who's sacrificed to favour a more flamboyant player. Story of Indian cricket. Not correct!" 05 hrs ago

Faulkner stars as Lancashire win T20 final | Cricket | Dunya News

Faulkner was fined 10,000 ($15,650, 14,350 euros) and banned from driving for two years.

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