Squad named for Yorkshire clash
Ashley Giles has named a fourteen man squad for Lancashire Lightning's NatWest T20 Blast clash against Roses rivals Yorkshire Vikings at Headingley on Friday night (6:30pm).
Lancashire go into the game after a 96 run win over Worcestershire last Friday in the NatWest T20 Blast and a draw against Middlesex at Lord's in the Specsavers County Championship this week.
Lancashire Lightning - Steven Croft (Captain), Karl Brown, Nathan Buck, Jordan Clark, George Edwards, Rob Jones, Arron Lilley, Liam Livingstone, Saqib Mahmood, Tom Moores, Stephen Parry, Alviro Petersen, Luke Procter, Luis Reece.
Yorkshire Vikings - Gary Ballance, Tim Bresnan, Karl Carver, Ben Coad, Ryan Gibson, Andrew Hodd (wicketkeeper), Jack Leaning, Alex Lees (Captain), Adam Lyth, Steven Patterson, Azeem Rafiq, Will Rhodes, Josh Shaw, Kane Williamson.
Yorkshire vs Lancashire stats
- Lancashire Lightning have won three successive matches over their Yorkshire Vikings rivals, their best ever run.
- The Vikings have won four of their last six at home (L2).
- Lancashire Lightning have only lost twice across their last eight matches played outside of Manchester; those defeats came in their most recent games on the road however (W5 T1).
- Liam Livingstone scored his only half century (55) when these sides last met (June 2016); helping Lancashire Lightning seal a 26 run win.
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.
Highlights will be available of the game on the Lancashire YouTube Channel.