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No play on day three at Queen’s Park

Derbyshire’s final home game of the season looks destined to end in a complete wash-out after no play was possible for the third day running in the Division Two match against Kent at Chesterfield.

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Alex Hughes

Key performer Hughes recognised with county cap

Alex Hughes has been one of the success stories for Derbyshire in 2017 and his impressive progress was recognised this week when he was awarded his county cap.

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Day One washout between Derbyshire and Kent at Queen’s Park

Derbyshire suffered another home wash-out when the opening day of the Division Two match against Kent at Chesterfield was abandoned without a ball bowled.

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Derbyshire, who were inspired by record-breaking South African Hardus Viljoen in their victory over Sussex.

Record-breaker Viljoen says he is ‘blessed’ to play for Derbyshire

Record-breaking South African Hardus Viljoen has told how he feels “blessed” to play for Derbyshire after bowling them to only their second win of the Specsavers County Championship season.

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Captain Jack Scott, who has led Langley Mill United to promotion.

Langley Mill denied title by a whisker on final day

An extraordinary finale to the season denied Langley Mill United the Derbyshire County League, Second Division title by a whisker.

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Kim Barnett

Derbyshire aim to end home hoodoo at Queen’s Park next week

Although Derbyshire’s chances of promotion evaporated months ago, they still have plenty to play for in the final two weeks of the season.

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Kim Barnett, who is staying on at Derbyshire for another season after the progress made at the club this summer.

Barnett says Derbyshire need to keep improving

Guru Kim Barnett has highlighted the progress made by Derbyshire during the 2017 season, but also insists work still needs to be done to improve the county’s lot in the future.

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Anti-climas as Derbyshire v Glamorgan is abandoned

The 2017 season at Derby ended in anti-climax after the final day of the Division Two match between Derbyshire and Glamorgan was abandoned before the scheduled start.

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Derbyshire Cricket 2014, captain Wayne Madsen

Wayne Madsen thrilled at his transformation into top level T20 player

When Derbyshire look back on the 2017 season, it will be the T20 campaign that will stand out and for one player in particular it was a memorable one.

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Tailender Daniel Lacey tried hard to revive Langley Mill United 2nds flagging innings.

Langley Mill seal promotion without bowling a ball

Without bowling a ball, jubilant Langley Mill United clinched promotion to Division One of the Derbyshire County League on Saturday.

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Derbyshire beaten by Durham by nine wickets

Durham completed their third Specsavers County Championship win in the last five games 15 minutes before lunch as they beat Derbyshire by nine wickets at Chester-le-Street.

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Derbyshire get a reminder of what they have been missing in four-day game

Shannon Gabriel demonstrated at Headingly the difference a fast bowler can make to a team and Derbyshire were given a glimpse of what might have been this season when Hardus Viljoen claimed his first five wicket haul for the county.

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Paul Collingwood hits magnificent 177 against Derbyshire

Paul Collingwood soldiered on relentlessly against demoralised Derbyshire, nursing 18-year-old Matthew Potts to a maiden half-century, on the second morning at Emirates Riverside.

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Captain Gary Wilson, who led Derbyshire Falcons to the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast.

Captain pleased with Derbyshire Falcons’ brand of T20 cricket

Captain Gary Wilson has heaped praise on his Derbyshire Falcons team for their record-breaking NatWest T20 Blast campaign, and admitted it left the squad eager to go one step further and reach Finals Day in future years.

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Derbyshire have signed Harry Podmore from Middlesex.

Derbyshire snap up new bowler in loan deal

Derbyshire have signed seamer Harry Podmore from Middlesex on what is initially a 28-day loan.

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Derbyshire’s Imran Tahir selected for World XI side

Imran Tahir has been selected for a World XI touring squad for a three-match Twenty20 series against Pakistan in September.

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club press day.
In their 20/20 kit from left, back row, Jonty Norris, strength and conditioning coach, physio Fran Clarkson, Tom Wood, Will Davis, Greg Cork, Rob Hemmings, Charlie Macdonell, from left, middle row, development coach Mal Loye, Tom Taylor, Luis Reece, Harvey Hosein, Tom Milnes, Matt Critchley, Ben Cotton,Steve Stubbins the first XI support coach and their scorerJohn Brown, from left, front row, Ben Slater, Alex Hughes, Tony Palladino, Billy Godleman, Wayne Madsen, Shiv Thakor and Daryn Smit.

Plenty of positives to take from T20 season - Madsen

Wayne Madsen believes Derbyshire can hold their heads up high after defeat in the quarter-finals of this year’s NatWest T20 Blast.

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Shahid Afridi destroys Derbyshire’s T20 dreams

Shahid Afridi demolished Derbyshire’s dream of reaching the finals of the NatWest T20 Blast for the first time with a brutal display of power hitting as Hampshire cruised to a crushing 101 run victory in a one-sided quarter-final at Derby.

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Bowler Lance Humphrey, whose five-wicket haul helped Langley Mill United into the final.

Hitman Humphrey shoots Langley Mill into cup final

A five-wicket haul by ever-reliable bowler Lance Humphrey helped jubilant Langley Mill United into the final of the Marston’s Smooth Trophy in the Derbyshire County League.

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Derbyshire Falcons fly into T20 quarter-finals

Wayne Madsen and Imran Tahir inspired Derbyshire to victory as the Falcons crushed the Worcestershire Rapids by 48 runs at Derby to secure a place in the NatWest T20 blast quarter-finals for only the second time.

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