Andrew Flintoff failed to perform in the Big Bash League but succeeded off the pitch, says the manager of Brisbane Heat.
A bitterly cold day in Salford is a world away from cricket’s World Cup down under, but Lanky, a seven foot tall giraffe is right at home.
All-rounder Tom Smith has been named the new captain of Lancashire, replacing long-time skipper Glen Chapple.
Former South Africa batsman Alviro Petersen has signed a two-year deal to join Lancashire.
Lancashire and England spinner Stephen Parry has been signed by Brisbane Heat for the Big Bash.
Keep up to date with all the county cricket signings and departures ahead of the 2015 season.
County champions Yorkshire begin their title defence against Worcestershire on the opening day of the 2015 season.
Former England fast bowler Kabir Ali has been released by Lancashire after spending two years at Old Trafford.
Former England all-rounder Andrew Flintoff looks poised to play for Brisbane Heat in this winter's Big Bash League.
Lancashire have released long-serving all-rounder Oliver Newby and batsman Andrea Agathangelou.
Lancashire have appointed former England spinner Ashley Giles as their new cricket director and head coach.
Mike Watkinson has ended his long association with Lancashire after stepping down from his role as cricket director.
Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale has been banned for two further games and ordered to undertake an anger management course.
The contrast in fortunes on the two sides of the Pennines was stark as Yorkshire took the title
Lancashire were relegated to LV= County Championship Division Two after their decider with Middlesex ended in a draw.
Jeetan Patel has been named county cricket's Most Valuable Player, according to the FTI rankings.
Paul Allott says Glen Chapple has a big decision to make over his future role at relegated Lancashire.
Lancashire kept their hopes of avoiding relegation alive as Glen Chapple earned them a bonus point against Middlesex.
Lancashire ended the second day against relegation rivals Middlesex on 259-6, meaning they lead by 41 at Old Trafford.
Lancashire bowled relegation rivals Middlesex out for 214 on the opening day of their crucial fixture at Old Trafford.
Stuart Broad says England are focused on winning their final two World Cup games and gaining a quarter-final spot.