Croft ton for Lancs on opening day

Croft - quick-fire ton
Croft - quick-fire ton

Lancashire Cricket Club captain Steven Croft led from the front as he scored a century in the first innings of their friendly against Cambridge MCC Universities at Fenners.

Croft struck 13 fours in his score of 103 not out off only 144 balls.

On a day when Lancashire reached 290 for seven before bad light cut short play 40 minutes early, Croft was given able support by Haseeb Hameed

Opener Hameed’s 59 off 114 balls ensured an encouraging start for Lancashire.