Division One fixtures confirmed
Lancashire Cricket can confirm the Club's four fixtures for Division One of the LV= Insurance County Championship
The Red Rose will return to four-day action on Bank Holiday Monday (30 August) when they host Warwickshire at Emirates Old Trafford.
That match is followed by successive away matches against Notts at Trent Bridge (5 September) and Somerset at Taunton (12 September).
Lancashire will then complete the Championship with a home fixture against Hampshire which will be held at Liverpool Cricket Club, starting on Tuesday 21 September.
Lancashire Cricket Division One fixtures:
Monday 30 August, 2021 - Lancashire v Warwickshire, Emirates Old Trafford
Sunday 5 September, 2021 - Nottinghamshire v Lancashire, Trent Bridge
Sunday 12 September, 2021 - Somerset v Lancashire, Taunton
Tuesday 21 September 2021 - Lancashire v Hampshire, Liverpool
The winner of Division One will be crowned the 2021 LV= Insurance County Champions; the top two teams in the first division will then play for the Bob Willis Trophy in a five-day final at Lord’s to ensure a showpiece event to conclude the men’s First-Class domestic season.
Glen Chapple's side will begin Division One in third place on 16.5 points after carrying through half the number of points scored in the two matches played against Yorkshire in the Group Stage.
Division One standings:
Warwickshire (21 points), Somerset (18.5), Lancashire (16.5), Hampshire (8.5), Nottinghamshire (5), Yorkshire (4.5)