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Simon Katich calls time on his cricket career to make his mark on AFL

Simon Katich is swapping sports after bringing the curtain down on an 18-year playing career in cricket. The former Australia Test batsman, who has most recently been playing domestic cricket for Lancashire and Western Australia, has accepted a job as the player development co-ordinator with the Australian Rules football club Greater Western Sydney.

Wayne Madsen commits his future to Derbyshire

Despite interest from other counties, Wayne Madsen has signed a three-year contract extension with Derbyshire County Cricket Club. The 29-year-old skipper and two-time Player of the Year is now committed to the Club until the conclusion of the 2016 season.

Moores signs again with Lancashire as Northants recruit Bird

Lancashire have been handed a significant boost ahead of the 2014 county season with the news that head coach Peter Moores has signed a one-year extension to his contract, keeping him at Emirates Old Trafford until the end of 2015.

Lancashire gunning for a second Championship title in four years

In the latest in our series of articles looking at English county cricket’s trophy winners in 2013, we look at Lancashire and their quest to build on their Division Two title success.

Lancashire reward promoted squad with new deals

The bedrock of the Lancashire squad have been rewarded with new contracts following a successful season which saw them clinch the LV= County Championship Second Division title in style.

Mashonaland Eagles keen to find replacement for Kyle Jarvis

Mashonaland Eagles have set their sights on replacing former international pace bowler Kyle Jarvis ahead of the forthcoming Zimbabwean domestic campaign, for which the fixtures are still to be finalised.

Northants coach David Ripley - we are no Manchester United but deserve our success

In the first in a series of reviews on the counties that won the domestic trophies during the 2013 English season we cast an eye towards Northamptonshire, Friends Life t20 (FLt20) victors and promoted in the LV= County Championship…

Jos Buttler joins Lancashire after leaving Somerset for more wicketkeeping opportunities

Jos Buttler has brought the worst kept secret in English cricket to a close by confirming he is joining Lancashire after leaving Somerset at the end of the county season.

CLt20: Chennai Super Kings opportunity provides mixed fortunes for Francois du Plessis

EXCLUSIVE: Francois du Plessis has admitted he will have torn loyalties for the start of another Champions League campaign when tournament rules dictate he lines up for Chennai Super Kings.

Ryan Sidebottom commits future to Yorkshire cricket while Lancashire choose to release Stephen Moore

Ryan Sidebottom is poised to end his career with Yorkshire having been convinced the disappointment of this summer will spur on the current squad to claim silverware in the coming seasons

Matt Coles signs on loan for Hampshire from Kent

Hampshire have signed all-rounder Matt Coles on loan from Kent until the end of the current season.

Lancashire sign Kyle Jarvis on three-year deal

Lancashire have confirmed the signing of former Zimbabwe Test star Kyle Jarvis on a three-year contract, starting prior to the end of the current county season, which sees them fighting for silverware on two fronts.

Lancashire favourites to sign Zimbabwe retiree Kyle Jarvis

Zimbabwe pace man Kyle Jarvis has become another cricketer to walk away from his country. He announced his retirement from international cricket and instead of spearheading his country’s attack against Pakistan he is looking to ply his trade in English county cricket.

Power ebbs from White Rose to Red at Old Trafford

Is there a bigger rivalry in domestic cricket anywhere in the world than Lancashire and Yorkshire? Twelve thousand plus packed into Emirates Old Trafford to see the Red Rose county down the White Rose county in a one-sided Friends Life t20 clash on Wednesday night.

Stuart Law wants Queensland return

Leading candidate Stuart Law has thrown his cap - a maroon one you might say - into the ring to become the new Queensland coach in the wake of Darren Lehmann’s

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