Lancashire Cricket match at Emirates Old Trafford

Lancashire Cricket has announced its domestic fixture list for the 2022 season as the Club competes on three fronts in the LV= Insurance County Championship Division One, the Vitality Blast and the Royal London Cup.

The Red Rose will begin the new season with a three-day fixture away to Loughborough MCCU on Saturday 2 April. Two weeks later, Glen Chapple’s side will kick off the County Championship, back in Division One, with an away fixture against Kent at Canterbury on Thursday 14 April.

The regional women’s domestic season gets underway on Saturday 14 May, when Thunder travel to Southern Vipers in the Charlotte Edwards Cup (T20).

Lancashire open the season with six rounds of County Championship cricket before the Vitality Blast starts with a crunch Roses T20 against Yorkshire Vikings on Friday 27 May.

Lancashire Lightning’s first five T20 home fixtures will all be played at Emirates Old Trafford before hosting Notts Outlaws and Durham at Blackpool Cricket Club on Sunday 19 and Thursday 23 June.

Emirates Old Trafford will host two T20 doubleheaders. On Wednesday 1 June, Glen Chapple’s side play Derbyshire Falcons before Thunder face Southern Vipers in the evening and on Friday 3 June, Thunder kicks off the action against Loughborough Lightning prior to Lancashire’s floodlit fixture against Northants Steelbacks.

The Vitality Blast North Group concludes with a home match against Birmingham Bears at Emirates Old Trafford on Sunday 3 July. Quarter-Finals will be held from 6-9 July, before an earlier than usual Finals Day at Edgbaston on Saturday 16 July.

In between the knockout stages of the Vitality Blast, Lancashire will also host Somerset in the County Championship as the Club returns to Southport and Birkdale Cricket Club for the first time since 2018 on Monday 11 July. The ground will host a festival of cricket as Trafalgar Road will also be the venue for Thunder’s home fixture against South East Stars on Saturday 16 July.

Thunder begins their Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy (50-over) campaign at home to local rivals Northern Diamonds on Sunday 3 July at Sale Cricket Club; before on Saturday 23 July, playing a standalone match at Emirates Old Trafford against Central Sparks.

Lancashire’s Royal London Cup group includes Yorkshire and defending champions Glamorgan and starts Thursday 2 August against Essex at Sedbergh School before facing Roses rivals Yorkshire in York two days later.

The eight-match group stage finishes with an away trip to Kent on Thursday 23 August, with Quarter-Finals played Friday 26 August, Semi-Finals Tuesday 30 August before the Final at Trent Bridge on Saturday 17 September.

The County Championship run-in sees Lancashire face Yorkshire at home and Essex away before concluding the season against Surrey at Emirates Old Trafford, starting on Monday 26 September.

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Full Fixture List


LV= Insurance County Championship fixtures


Thursday 14 - 17 April - Kent vs Lancashire – Canterbury

Thursday 21 - 24 April - Lancashire vs Gloucestershire – Emirates Old Trafford

Thursday 28 April - 1 May - Hampshire vs Lancashire – Ageas Bowl

Thursday 5 – 8 May - Lancashire vs Warwickshire – Emirates Old Trafford

Thursday 12 - 15 May - Yorkshire vs Lancashire – Headingley

Thursday 19- 22 May - Lancashire vs Essex - Emirates Old Trafford

Sunday 12 - 15 June Warwickshire vs Lancashire – Edgbaston

Sunday 26 - 29 June - Gloucestershire vs Lancashire – Bristol County Ground

Monday 11 - 14 July – Lancashire vs Somerset – Southport and Birkdale CC

Tuesday 19 – 22 July – Northamptonshire vs Lancashire – The County Ground Northampton

Monday 25 - 28 July - Lancashire vs Kent – Emirates Old Trafford

Monday 5 – 8 September - Lancashire vs Yorkshire – Emirates Old Trafford

Tuesday 20 - 23 September – Essex vs Lancashire – The Cloud County Ground

Monday 26 - 29 September – Lancashire vs Surrey – Emirates Old Trafford


Vitality Blast fixtures


Friday 27 May – Lancashire Lightning vs Yorkshire Vikings – Emirates Old Trafford

Sunday 29 May – Lancashire Lightning vs Worcestershire Rapids – Emirates Old Trafford

Tuesday 31 May – Notts Outlaws vs Lancashire Lightning – Trent Bridge

Wednesday 1 June – Lancashire Lightning vs Derbyshire Falcons – Emirates Old Trafford

Friday 3 June – Lancashire Lightning vs Northants Steelbacks – Emirates Old Trafford

Tuesday 7 June – Leicestershire Foxes vs Lancashire Lightning – Uptonsteel County Ground

Wednesday 8 – Yorkshire Vikings vs Lancashire Lightning – Headingley

Friday 10 June – Durham vs Lancashire Lightning – Emirates Riverside

Friday 17 June – Northants Steelbacks vs Lancashire Lightning – The County Ground Northampton

Sunday 19 June – Lancashire Lightning vs Notts Outlaws – Blackpool CC

Thursday 23 June – Lancashire Lightning vs Durham – Blackpool CC

Friday 24 June – Derbyshire Falcons vs Lancashire Lightning – The Incora County Ground

Friday 1 July – Worcestershire Rapids vs Lancashire Lightning – New Road

Sunday 3 July – Lancashire Lightning vs Birmingham Bears – Emirates Old Trafford


Royal London Cup fixtures


Tuesday 2 August – Lancashire vs Essex – Sedbergh School

Thursday 4 August – Yorkshire vs Lancashire – York Cricket Club

Sunday 7 August – Lancashire vs Derbyshire – Emirates Old Trafford

Wednesday 10 August – Lancashire vs Worcestershire – Emirates Old Trafford

Sunday 14 August – Hampshire vs Lancashire – Ageas Bowl

Wednesday 17 August – Glamorgan vs Lancashire – Neath Cricket Club

Friday 19 August – Lancashire vs Northamptonshire – Emirates Old Trafford

Tuesday 23 August – Kent vs Lancashire – Canterbury


Charlotte Edwards Cup fixtures


Saturday 14 May – Southern Vipers vs Thunder – The 1st Central County Ground

Wednesday 18 May – Thunder vs Northern Diamonds – Sale Cricket Club

Saturday 21 May – Loughborough Lighting vs Thunder – Uptonsteel County Ground

Sunday 29 May – Northern Diamonds vs Thunder – Headingley

Wednesday 1 June – Thunder vs Southern Vipers – Emirates Old Trafford

Friday 3 June – Thunder vs Loughborough Lightning – Emirates Old Trafford


Rachael Heyhoe Flint Trophy fixtures


Sunday 3 July – Thunder vs Northern Diamonds – Sale Cricket Club

Saturday 9 July – Loughborough Lightning vs Thunder – Loughborough

Saturday 16 July – Thunder vs SE Stars – Southport and Birkdale Cricket Club

Saturday 23 July – Thunder vs Central Sparks – Emirates Old Trafford

Friday 9 September – Sunrisers vs Thunder – The County Ground Northampton

Sunday 11 September – Southern Vipers vs Thunder – Ageas Bowl

Sunday 17 September – Thunder vs Western Storm – Emirates Old Trafford




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