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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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Alex Hales punches straight down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Bears at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 15 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

WIN tickets to see Notts v Durham in T20 action

Trent Bridge is quickly becoming known as the home of the great entertainers after another exhilarating weekend of cricket.

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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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Notts Outlaws beat Northants Steelbacks in T20

Notts Outlaws claimed their second NatWest T20 victory in as many days after defeating Northants Steelbacks by 10 wickets under the DLS method at Trent Bridge.

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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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Action from Kimberley v Hucknall last weekend.

NOTTS PREMIER LEAGUE PREVIEW: Duo all set for relegation battle

The Notts Premier League will enter the final third of the season on Saturday as round 15 arrives.

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Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club training at The John Fretwell Sporting Complex, head coach Peter Moores pictured with the Royal London One-Day Cup

Notts ready for T20 double header

Notts Outlaws return to action this weekend with two home matches in the NatWest T20 Blast.

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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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Rob Cook top scored with the bat for Sandiacre but it wasn't enough for victory

Borrington batters Town as Ticknall have the edge

Sandiacre suffered a blow to their Derbyshire Premier League title hopes as hosts Ticknall earned a winning draw on Saturday.

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James Lockhart took four wickets for Rutland

Ilkeston Rutland stutter to four-wicket victory

Ilkeston Rutland made hard work of their four wicket win over Derby Congregational but the result ultimately meant they keep the pressure on Langley Mill at the top of Derbyshire League Division Two.

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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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Luke Fletcher ruled out for season afer horror head injury

Nottinghamshire’s Luke Fletcher has been ruled out for the rest of the 2017 season after his horror injury against the Birmingham Bears.

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Kabeer Imtiaz on his way to a return of four wickets in Sandiacre's win over Marehay.

Beefy Birch blasts Sandiacre to top of table

A characteristically ferocious assault by Dan Birch propelled Sandiacre Town to a landslide win and top spot in the Derbyshire County League’s Premier Division.

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All-rounder Robert Green, who thumped an unbeaten century and took five wickets for Ilkeston Rutland.

It’s Green for go as rampant Rutland maul Matlock

An outstanding individual performance by all-rounder Robert Green enhanced Ilkeston Rutland’s promotion hopes in Division Two of the Derbyshire County League.

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