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Lancashire win Roses match by one run - T20 Blast round-up

Lancashire Lightning beat rivals Yorkshire Vikings by one run in the Roses match, while Ian Bell hits a first T20 Blast century.

Highlights: Lancashire hold on to win thriller

Watch highlights as Yorkshire Vikings fall one run short chasing Lancashire Lightning's total of 176 after their T20 Blast match at Old Trafford was reduced to 14 overs per side by rain.

Jerome Taylor: Somerset sign West Indies fast bowler in T20 Blast deal

West Indies fast bowler Jerome Taylor joins Somerset for the remainder of their T20 Blast campaign.

Heino Kuhn: Kent South African batsman agrees extended contract

Kent batsman Heino Kuhn agrees an extended contract following a successful first season with the county.

Mark Cosgrove: Leicestershire batsman extends contract until end of 2020 season

Leicestershire batsman Mark Cosgrove agrees to extend his contract with the county until the end of the 2020 season.

England to play four-day Test against Ireland before 2019 Ashes

England will play a four-day Test match against Ireland in July 2019, before the start of the Ashes series.

T20 Blast: Somerset beat Middlesex and Derbyshire pick up first victory

Somerset win at Middlesex while Derbyshire pick up their first victory of this season's T20 Blast against Northamptonshire.

T20 Blast: Calum MacLeod's strikes a stunning century as Derbyshire beat Northamptonshire

Watch all of Calum MacLeod's boundaries as he strikes a superb 104 to help Derbyshire beat Northamptonshire by 31 runs in the T20 Blast.

County Championship: Sussex win after Gloucestershire fall short in final-day run-chase

Promotion-chasing Sussex beat bottom club Gloucestershire by 28 runs as the hosts fall short in their final-day run-chase.

Root says 'mic-drop' celebration his 'most embarrassing' moment

Joe Root says his 'mic-drop' celebration at Headingley on Tuesday is "the most embarrassing thing I've done on a cricket field".

Parnell joins Worcestershire as overseas player

South Africa all-rounder Wayne Parnell joins Worcestershire as an overseas player until mid-September.

Lewis Gregory: Somerset all-rounder signs new three-year contract

Somerset all-rounder Lewis Gregory signs a new three-year contract with the Division One county.

Kuldeep Yadav included in India Test squad

Left-arm spinner Kuldeep Yadav has been included in India's squad for the first three Tests against England after impressing in limited overs cricket.

Gloucestershire: Injuries end season for Liam Norwell and George Hankins

Injured Gloucestershire bowler Liam Norwell and batsman George Hankins will miss the remainder of the season.

Sport on the BBC: Best of this week's TV & radio coverage

This week's sport on the BBC includes The Open, the German Grand Prix and the Anniversary Games in London.

Lancashire Lightning v Yorkshire Vikings: 'It's gone miles!' - Plunkett hits massive six

Liam Plunkett hits Lancashire Lightning's Matthew Parkinson out of the ground as Yorkshire Vikings chase 176 during the T20 Blast match at Old Trafford.

Lancashire Lightning v Yorkshire Vikings: Liam Livingstone survives scare after miscommunication in the field

Lancashire Lightning captain Liam Livingstone survives an early scare against Yorkshire Vikings after his mistimed shot is left alone by three fielders in the T20 Blast match at Old Trafford.

T20 Blast: Liam Livingstone stars as Lancashire Lightning beat Leicestershire Foxes

Watch highlights as Lancashire Lightning captain Liam Livingstone stars with bat and ball to help his side to victory over Leicestershire Foxes in the T20 Blast.

'Without Take That we would not have survived' - the realities of county cricket finances

How a Take That tour helped save one club and ways the 100-ball competition could be the "feast" that changes county cricket.

Who opens? Where does Root bat? Pick your England team for first Test

Who do you think should be in the England side for the first Test against India? Choose your XI and share it with your friends.

Test Match Special to face Tailenders podcast in challenge match in Derby

Former England captain Michael Vaughan to lead Test Match Special team in challenge match against Tailenders podcast.

England cricket quiz: Can you name England's Test wicket takers from 2015-2018?

Following England's convincing win against Pakistan in the second Test, take this quiz to see how well you remember England's Test wicket-takers since 2015.

County ins & outs - signings, departures and rumours

With the 2018 county season in full swing, keep up to date with the latest signings, departures and rumours.

Future tour dates

Details of forthcoming international cricket tours for which fixtures have been announced.

ICC Test, ODI and T20 rankings - teams, batsmen and bowlers

Official team and player rankings for men and women's Tests, one-day internationals and Twenty20 matches.

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