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Alex Davies continued his outstanding form in this year’s Vitality Blast during the month of August.
The 24-year-old started the month by hitting a career T20 best 94 not out against Leicestershire Foxes at Emirates Old Trafford. Davies followed that up with 53 against Durham and 64 in the reverse fixtures at Emirates Riverside.
The Lancashire batsman finished the month with 290 runs in T20 cricket, scored at an average of 41.42 as Lightning sealed their place at Finals Day.
Like Davies, James Faulkner played a crucial role in helping Lancashire Lightning to seal their Finals Day berth, as the Australian hit form with both bat and ball at the right time.
Faulkner took 11 T20 wickets during August, including 3-24 in the Roses victory at Emerald Headingley and an outstanding 2-3 in the win over Durham.
The all-rounder also averaged 28.5 with the bat as his lower order hitting boosted the Lancashire total in victories over both Birmingham and Durham.
Matthew Parkinson took 16 wickets in August, to storm to the top of the leading wicket takers in the 2018 Vitality Blast.
The leg-spinners 3-23 at home to Birmingham helped to turn a game that was in the balance back to Lancashire’s favour, before three wickets at Kent helped restrict the visitors to a low total and book Lancashire’s place in Finals Day.
Lancashire's opening bowler, and leading wicket taker in Division One of the Specsavers County Championship with 48 wickets, has continued his good red-ball form in August.
Bailey took seven wickets in the day/night clash against Surrey at the Oval, including 5/53 in the first innings, before taking a further seven wickets at Southport against Worcestershire.