Twelve man squad named for Yorkshire clash
Ashley Giles has named a twelve man squad for the Specsavers County Championship fixture against Roses rivals Yorkshire at Headingley, starting tomorrow.
Lancashire go into the game after a another disappointing defeat to Durham Jets in the NatWest T20 Blast, whilst Yorkshire lost to Leicestershire on Friday night as well.
In the Championship, Lancashire have won three out of five and top the table going into the game against the Champions. Jos Buttler has been rested.
Lancashire Squad - Steven Croft (captain), Tom Bailey, Karl Brown, Alex Davies (wicketkeeper), Haseeb Hameed, Kyle Jarvis, Simon Kerrigan, Liam Livingstone, Alviro Petersen, Luke Procter, Tom Smith, Neil Wagner.
Yorkshire v Lancashire stats
- Lancashire have only lost once in their last 16 matches versus Yorkshire (W3 D12); that defeat did come in the most recent meeting however (August 2014).
- Yorkshire are currently 19 games unbeaten at home (W13 D6).
- Lancashire have only tasted defeat once in their last 17 matches heading into this contest (W8 D8).
- Lancashire’s Kyle Jarvis took career-best first-class match figures in his last appearance; claiming 11/119 (v Surrey).
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.
There will also be highlights the following morning on our YouTube Channel.