South Africa’s Alviro Petersen pens Lancashire deal

Former South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen has joined the County Cricket Club Lancashire after retiring from internationals.

The 34-year-old right-handed batsman, who has previous county experience at Somerset, Essex and Glamorgan but now he has penned a two-year deal with the Red Rose with an option to extend to a third year as a non-overseas player, subject to receiving official clearance. read more


Lancashire appoint Ashley Giles as new head coach and cricket director

Lancashire have confirmed the appointment of Former England limited-overs coach Ashley Giles as their new cricket director and head coach with immediate effect.

The 41-year-old Ashes-winning spinner has made his return to county cricket as a replacement for Mike Watkinson, who stepped down from his post on Monday after the Red Rose county were relegated to Division Two. read more