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Cricket players from the North West have posted tributes and pictures of their cricket bats in a moving tribute to Australian player Phil Hughes.
Hughes, 25, died in hospital on Thursday, two days after suffering a fatal head injury when he was struck by a ball during a match in Sydney.
The #putoutyourbats hashtag began trending and Lancashire cricket players Freddie Flintoff, Jos Butler and Ashwell Prince have all paid tribute.
Tribute to Phillip Hughes. #PutYourBatOut #forevernotout
Absolutely devastating news to wake to this morning about the passing of Phil Hughes. May his soul rest in peace. ?
Mike Watkinson has stepped down as Lancashire's cricket director, the county have announced.
Watkinson leaves the club in the wake of their relegation to the second division of the LV= County Championship, having spent 32 years with the Red Rose in various capacities.
The former England all-rounder, 53, both played for and captained Lancashire before becoming cricket manager in 2002 and, for the last five years, the county's cricket director.
Watkinson said in a Lancashire statement he was "looking forward to a new challenge" after calling time on his Old Trafford career.
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Andrew Flintoff is making his Lancashire first-team comeback today.
The former England captain is in the Lightning side to face Worcestershire Rapids at New Road in the NatWest T20 Blast.
Earlier he tweeted a picture to mark the occasion.
England batsman Ian Bell says Lancashire coach Peter Moores, who's been appointed head coach of the England team, is a world class coach.
Bell stressed the importance of Moores and England captain Alastair Cook planning for the future of the national side after a disappointing summer.
Engalnd and Lancashire cricketer James Anderson says this is the year Lancashire will win the title.
The fast bowler known as the 'Burnley Express' has been taking part in an event to encourage more youngsters to take up the sport.
The board at Lancashire County Cricket Club is proposing that Sir Howard Bernstein should be their new President.
Sir Howard is the Chief Executive of Manchester City Council.
The club say his appointment will contribute to its further growth and future development.
Lancashire Cricket Club's Jos Buttler top scored as England reached a competitive 264 for eight against a Prime Minister's XI in Australia.
Wicketkeeper Buttler (61) and Tim Bresnan (36) rescued England from 149 for six in a warm up match in Canberra.
The England captain Alastair Cook though, failed to survive the first over for a second successive game as his miserable tour of Australia was dealt a fresh blow.
Cook lasted two balls before nervously edging behind a short delivery from 37-year-old former Australia quick Brett Lee.
Lee also pinned the similarly out-of-sort Joe Root lbw for one, in a fiery initial burst reminiscent of his best days.
In stiflingly hot conditions, and on a slow Manuka Oval outfield, England's score was built around two half-century stands.