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Luis Reece enjoying learning on the job for Derbyshire Falcons

Watching Luis Reece dismantle Lancashire’s bowlers on Tuesday night, it was hard to believe that he is a relative novice in T20 cricket.

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Luis Reece guided Derbyshire to another impressive win.

Luis Reece powers Derbyshire to victory over Lancashire Lightning

Luis Reece left his mark on his former county with a T20 best unbeaten 97 from 55 balls as Derbyshire Falcons beat Lancashire Lightning by 35 runs in the NatWest Blast game at Derby.

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Millers bowled over in Samit Patel testimonial

Millers bowled over in Samit Patel testimonial

A flurry of international stars competed in Notts stalwart Samit Patel’s testimonial against Langley Mill on Sunday.

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Langley Mills George Brandrick goes out on the attack. Pic by Dan Westwell.

Frustration for top of the table Millers

Langley Mill were frustrated by the weather in their Derbyshire Division Two match with Ambergate on Saturday.

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Derbyshire Falcons fall short against Birmingham Bears in T20

Birmingham Bears Kiwi stars Colin De Grandhomme and Grant Elliott produced a fine display with the bat and ball respectively, to beat the Derbyshire Falcons by 20 runs, in an entertaining affair at Edgbaston to ignite their Natwest T20 Blast campaign.

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Wessels hundred helps Notts beat Derbyshire in T20 nailbitter

A stunning century from Riki Wessels helped Notts Outlaws get their NatWest T20 Blast campaign up and running with a narrow 6-run victory over Derbyshire Falcons at Trent Bridge.

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Wayne Madsen

Godleman and Madsen help power Falcons to victory

Experienced Derbyshire duo of skipper Billy Godleman and Wayne Madsen powered Derbyshire Falcons to a third win in four Natwest T20 Blast matches to leave Worcestershire Rapids still searching for their first success of the campaign.

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Falcons enjoying the Wright way of coaching

Falcons enjoying the Wright way of coaching

When Derbyshire set about improving their record in T20 cricket, it was not just the appointment of a new coach the club hoped would make a difference.

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Derbyshire  v Yorkshire T20 game at Queens park Chesterfield.

Derbyshire return to Queen’s Park in 2017

Derbyshire will return to Queen’s Park in September for the Specsavers County Championship fixture against Kent.

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Derbyshire  v Yorkshire T20 game at Queens park Chesterfield. derbyshire batsman Slater.

Falcons skipper Wilson wants teams to fear visiting Derby

Derbyshire Falcons captain Gary Wilson wants to turn The 3aaa County Ground into a fortress for their upcoming NatWest T20 Blast match against Lancashire Lightning.

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Wayne Madsen, who helped Derbyshire get off to a flying start in the NatWest T20 Blast.

Madsen in top ten of most-valuable-player rankings

Wayne Madsen’s role in Derbyshire’s unbeaten start to the NatWest T20 Blast has been rewarded with a place in the top ten of the Professional Cricketers Association’s Most Valuable Player (PCA MVP) rankings for the competition.

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Matchwinning hero Blair Mathews acknowledges the applause after his unbeaten century had steered Morton Colliery to victory.

Two centuries as Morton and Shipley serve up run-packed thriller

Superb centuries by Angelo Yiatses and Blair Matthews lit up a richly entertaining clash containing 533 runs between Morton Colliery and Shipley Hall in Division Two of the Derbyshire County League.

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Denby CC v Eckington, a quick single for Eckington's Eden Links and Archie Gleadhall

ROLL OF HONOUR: Derbyshire Premier and County Cricket Leagues 1-3

Results and rolls of honour from the Derbyshire Premier and County Cricket Leagues 1-3.

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Lancashire end Derbyshire’s winning start to T20 campaign

A measured unbeaten 42 off 37 balls from Jos Buttler helped Lancashire reel in a 153 target to end Derbyshire’s winning start to their NatWest T20 Blast campaign at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Derbyshire  v Yorkshire T20 game at Queens park Chesterfield. Derbyshire batsman Madsen.

Are Derbyshire finally about to make their mark in T20?

Although the NatWest T20 Blast is only in its second week, there are signs Derbyshire could finally be about to make their mark in the shortest form of the game.

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Bowling them over is 18-year-old Natasha Allen, who has been called up to play for England at the Women's Indoor U22 World Cup.

England call-up for girl cricketer breaking down gender barriers

Cricket is still quite a closed shop when it comes to female players lining up alongside the men in the adult game.

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Langley Mill bowler Andrew Bailey

Langley Mill stay top and set up a cup cracker

Leaders Langley Mill set up a second round battle royal in the Marstons Smooth Trophy after easily seeing off visiting Derby Congs in round one on Sunday.

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Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire Falcons keep up perfect start to T20 campaign

Derbyshire Falcons celebrated a second win in 24 hours when they beat Yorkshire Vikings by three runs in a thrilling NatWest Blast T20 match at Chesterfield.

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Derbyshire upset champs to get T20 campaign off to winning start

Luis Reece’s 75 from 51 balls saw Derbyshire upset champions Northamptonshire on the opening night of the NatWest T20 Blast with a rampant seven-wicket win at Wantage Road.

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Derbyshire fall short against Durham

Jack Burnham and Ryan Pringle showed character as well as skill to take Durham to a six wicket win in an absorbing Division Two match against Derbyshire at Chesterfield.

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