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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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All-rounder Rob Green, whose performance helped Ilkeston Rutland to the title.

Ilkeston Rutland win title amid drama on last day of season

An explosive century by Alex Jordan and all-round fireworks from Rob Green fired Ilkeston Rutland to the Derbyshire County League, Second Division title on a dramatic final day of the season.

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Notts look to seal promotion

Nottinghamshire’s cricketers return to action in the Specsavers County Championship this week, with an away trip to face Northamptonshire at New Road.

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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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Notts batsman Taylor to return to Zimbabwe

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club batsman Brendan Taylor is to return home to Zimbabwe with immediate effect.

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Langley Mill batsman Jay Holmes, who took his 300th wicket for the club during the match, reaches for one outside the off stump. (PHOTO BY: Brian Eyre)

Last-ball drama keeps Langley Mill in title race

They left it until the very last ball, but an unlikely victory over local-derby rivals Shipley Hall kept Langley Mill United firmly in the hunt for the Derbyshire County League, Second Division title with one match to play.

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Dan Wheeldon, whose burst of four wickets helped Sandiacre Town to victory.

Sandiacre seal league title after sweeping aside Alvaston

Sizzling Sandiacre Town were confirmed champions of the Derbyshire County League’s Premier Division after sweeping aside Alvaston and Boulton by six wickets in their penuiltimate match.

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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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Notts beaten as Worcestershire close gap at the top

A measured century from Daryl Mitchell helped Worcestershire to become the first side to defeat Nottinghamshire in this season’s Specsavers County Championship.

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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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Sawley and Long Eaton Park opener Paul Brunton is caught off the bowling of South Wingfield's Harry Brown.

Wingfield captain’s century ends Sawley’s promotion hopes

A wonderful century by captain Alex Mace enabled South Wingfield to upset the odds when they took on high-riding Sawley and Long Eaton Park in Division Two of the Derbyshire County League.

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Rutland bowler Rob Green, who took three more important wickets in the win over Morton Colliery.

Promoted Ilkeston Rutland lay down Law in title duel

The Law was laid down when Ilkeston Rutland confirmed their promotion from Division Two of the Derbyshire County League and stepped up their title challenge.

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Sandiacre batsman James Chapman, who starred in a big opening stand.

Sandiacre move closer to Derbyshire County League title

The champagne is on ice at Sandiacre Town after a weekend that propelled them ever closer to the Premier Division title in the Derbyshire County League.

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Notts are crowned T20 champions

Notts Outlaws beat Birmingham Bears by 22 runs to be crowned this year’s NatWestT20Blast champions.

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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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