Young county side building on 2014

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Lincolnshire County Cricket Club has held its annual meeting with little change to the officer positions from those in place for the 2014 season.

John Van-der-Vord, the former Hartsholme and Bucyrus player, continues as President. Chris Keywood, the former Hartsholme player and secretary, continues as chairman and Chris Farmer continues in the role of chief executive, embracing the secretarial and financial duties.

Two new members have been elected to the executive committee.

They are Ian Mihill, chairman of Grantham CC and Redvers Bullimore, a committee member at Lindum CC.

Mark Fell has been re-appointed as the County Club’s Director of Cricket and David Lucas continues as captain.

The County Club had a successful season in 2014 and are looking to build on this with their young side in 2015. In addition to the one-day knockout competition and the three day championship fixtures, a new Twenty20 competition has been introduced for 2015.

The calendar of fixtures for Lincolnshire’s sides has been laid out as follows:

Unicorns Trophy (50 overs) Group Stage: April 19 Cheshire (home) at Grantham; April 26 Northumberland (away) at Swalwell; May 10 Shropshire (home) at Bracebridge Heath; May 17 Cumberland (away) at Cockermouth; June 14 Quarter Finals; July 26 Semi Finals; August 26 Final at Wormsley (reserve day – August 27).

Unicorns ‘Dukes’ Twenty20: May 31 Cambridgeshire, Norfolk and Suffolk (away) at Sawston in Cambridgeshire; June 28 Play Off (away); July 12 Finals in Banbury.

Unicorns Championship (Eastern Division) three days Sunday-Tuesday: June 7-9 Suffolk (away) at Bury St Edmunds; June 21-23 Northumberland (home) at Sleaford; July 5-7 Cumberland (away) at Sedbergh; July 19-21 Cambridgeshire (home) at Grantham; August 2-4 Buckinghamshire (away) at Tring; August 16-18 Norfolk (home) at Cleethorpes. September 6 final (4 days) at Eastern Division winner’s ground.