East Lancashire Cricket Club is a cricket club in the Lancashire League, which plays its home games at Alexandra Meadows in Blackburn. For the 2011 season its captain will be Mark Bolton and its professional will be Ockert Erasmus. The club has been very successful, winning the League on 15 occasions, the Worsley Cup on 18 (more than any other club), the Inter League Club Challenge Trophy (which now doesn't exist) twice in its ten year history and has won a greater percentage of its games than any other club. It has employed professionals including Fazal Mahmood, Allan Border and Paul Reiffel. The club took part in the LCB Knockout Cup for the first time in the club's history in 2008 after they won the Worsley Cup the previous season and were drawn against Rawtenstall in the 1st Round who they beat 3-2 on a bowl out. They forfeited the second round against Astley Bridge from the Bolton Cricket League as from the date it was played they didn't have a single free Sunday till the play-by date and the LCB refused an extension. They will enter the LCB Knockout Cup again in 2010 after finishing 4th in 2009.
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