Red Rose Review: Issue 4
Red Rose Review: Issue 4
Take a look through our weekly roundup of news and interviews from Lancashire County Cricket Club. This week features an interview with Paul Allott on player signings, Lancashire Thunder 2017 fixtures, Haseeb and Liam Livingstone training session and more.
Take a look through our roundup below.
Paul Allott on Vilas and Chanderpaul signings
Following the news last week that South African Dane Vilas and West Indian Shivnarine Chanderpaul has both signed for Lancashire ahead of the new season, we caught up with former Lancashire CCC and England cricketer Paul Allott to talk about our two new signings.
Watch his interview with Lancashire Cricket TV by clicking on the link below
Yorkshire Tickets on Sale and Selling Fast!
Tickets for the biggest fixture in domestic cricket, the NatWest T20 Blast clash between Lancashire Lightning v Yorkshire Vikings, only went on sale on Wednesday but over 6,000 tickets have already been snapped up for what has been our fastest on sale period to date.
The Lancashire Lightning v Yorkshire Vikings is always the most talked about fixture on the domestic cricket calendar and has sold-out at Emirates Old Trafford over the past three years, but this season we expect a record sell-out time with plenty of interest surrounding this historic fixture.
Don’t miss out and book your tickets for Lightning v Vikings on Friday 14 July at Emirates Old Trafford and enjoy explosive cricket with plenty of action on and off the field - including entertainment from our renowned Foster’s Fan Village. This is the perfect Friday night out in the sun.
Tickets start from just £20 for adults and £5 for juniors.
If you are a 2017 Member and have yet to reserve your seat for The Game of Roses match, please contact the Ticket and Membership Office to secure your seat on 0161 868 6868 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Thomas Cook Sport Terrace
Why not view the T20 Roses Match from the Thomas Cook Sport Terrace for just £59pp? With fantastic viewing right on the boundary, you’ll receive a complimentary drink and gourmet picnic, plus access to an exclusive cash-bar, all without missing a ball. England Test and ODI matches are also available at £129pp.
Haseeb Hameed and Liam Livingstone: In the nets
Watch as the Lancashire duo of Haseeb Hameed and Liam Livingstone have their final net session at Emirates Old Trafford before the pair join up fly out to Sri Lanka with the England Lions.
Hameed said ahead of joining up with the Lions, "I can't wait to get out there now. It was obviously really frustrating to leave the England lads in India before Christmas so I'm already raring to get going. I just want to score runs in an England shirt."
Livingstone said, "I'm looking forward to flying out to Sri Lanka now. It's always a great opportunity to show what I can do with the England Lions and to play with guys who at a similar stage to you."
Lancashire Thunder 2017 fixtures
Lancashire Thunder will make history later this summer as they play in two of the first ever televised domestic women's matches in this country after the ECB finalised the 2017 Kia Super League fixtures.
ECB and Sky Sports have confirmed the fixtures for the second season of the Kia Super League and Lancashire Thunder open with a mouth-watering trip to Headingley to face the Yorkshire Diamonds on Friday 11th August in a game that precedes the NatWest T20 Blast clash as Lancashire Lightning take on Yorkshire Vikings.
LCCC Foundation Pre-Season Dinner
The Lancashire County Cricket Club Foundation will be hosting their first event of 2017 on Thursday 30 March to help raise money for projects in the community including the work supporting youngsters and disabled groups.
The LCCC Foundation is the charity arm of Lancashire County Cricket Club and aims to provide people with positive experiences through the delivery of a range of health, education, community cohesion and cricket development projects, programmes and events designed to inspire communities through cricket.