Thursday 21 June 2007 

Old Trafford Prepares For Twenty20 Opener

Final preparations are being carried out ahead of tomorrow’s Twenty20 Cup opener against Durham Dynamos at Old Trafford.

Lancashire Lightning Manager Mike Watkinson has announced a 14-man squad for this fixture, which includes James Anderson who is today playing for England Lions against the West Indies.

Tomorrow’s Twenty20 Cup game will also see the debut of new signing Sanath Jarasuriya. The former Sri Lankan Captain has joined the Club on a short term contract, covering for compatriot Muttiah Muralitharan who is currently on Test duty.

Lightning Squad: Mark Chilton (Cpt), James Anderson, Steven Croft, Gareth Cross (W/keeper), Brad Hodge, Kyle Hogg, Sanath Jayasuriya, Gary Keedy, Stuart Law, Mal Loye, Simon Marshall, Steven Mullaney, Oliver Newby, Tom Smith