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Derbyshire's Hamish Rutherford.

Rutherford agrees to return to Derbyshire in 2016

New Zealand international Hamish Rutherford will return to Derbyshire next summer as overseas batsman in all formats.

Derbyshire's Hamish Rutherford.

Chris Read enters record books as Nottinghamshire Outlaws beat Sussex Sharks in Royal London Cup

Chris Read enjoyed a day to remember as Nottinghamshire Outlaws maintained their unbeaten start in the Royal London Cup with a four-wicket win over Sussex Sharks at Hove.

Hamish Rutherford.

Rutherford’s half-ton in vain as Derbyshire fall to D/L loss at home to Yorkshire

Hamish Rutherford’s half-ton couldn’t prevent Derbyshire from falling to defeat at home to Yorkshire in a rain-affected Royal London One-Day Cup game.

A proud day for John Fretwell as first class cricket is played at the John Fretwell Centre - Pic by: Richard Parkes

Nottinghamshire Outlaws’ ‘Welbeck Weekender’ is hailed a great success

The two-day cricket festival that has seen Nottinghamshire CCC host Royal London One-Day Cup games at Welbeck’s Sookholme Road ground over the weekend has been hailed an overwhelming success.

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A proud day for John Fretwell as first class cricket is played at the John Fretwell Centre - Pic by: Richard Parkes

Derbyshire seal victory in reduced-overs Royal London Cup game against Somerset

Derbyshire kicked off their Royal London Cup campaign with a 29-run D/L victory over Somerset in a game reduced to 14 overs a side at Taunton on Sunday.

A proud day for John Fretwell as first class cricket is played at the John Fretwell Centre - Pic by: Richard Parkes

Wet weather forces Notts Outlaws match with Glamorgan to be abandoned

Wet weather descended over Welbeck Cricket Club for much of the day preventing Notts Outlaws and Glamorgan from completing their Royal London One Day Cup match.

Notts Outlaws local lad  Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell- Pic by: Richard Parkes

Alex Hales hits century as Nottinghamshire cruise to win over Warwickshire in Royal London One Day Cup

Alex Hales and Dan Christian helped Notts Outlaws kick off their Royal London One Day Cup campaign in impressive style with a nine wicket victory over Warwickshire Bears at Welbeck Cricket Club.

Notts Outlaws local lad  Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell- Pic by: Richard Parkes

Notts aim to get Royal London One-Day Cup campaign off to a flyer

A strong Nottinghamshire squad including England Ashes hopefuls Alex Hales and James Taylor will attempt to get their Royal London One-Day Cup campaign off to a flying start at the historic ‘Welbeck Weekender’.

Notts Outlaws local lad  Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell- Pic by: Richard Parkes

T20 crowds soar for Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge

Crowds at Nottinghamshire’s Trent Bridge T20 matches have soared above the 10,000 average this year for the time.

Notts Outlaws local lad  Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell- Pic by: Richard Parkes

James Taylor hits career best 291 as Nottinghamshire punish Sussex

It has been a while since James Taylor was on England’s Test radar but the Nottinghamshire batsman showed impeccable timing as he scored a career-best 291 to put Sussex to the sword at Horsham.

Notts Outlaws local lad  Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell- Pic by: Richard Parkes

Derbyshire remain in control at lunch on day three against Northamptonshire

Wes Durston took three wickets on the third morning as Derbyshire were left with a target of 72 to beat Northamptonshire at Wantage Road.

Notts Outlaws local lad  Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell- Pic by: Richard Parkes

James Taylor hits hundred as Nottinghamshire dominate first day against Sussex

James Taylor scored his first LV County Championship hundred of the season as Nottinghamshire eventually dominated an absorbing first day against Sussex at Horsham.

Notts Outlaws local lad  Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell- Pic by: Richard Parkes

Derbyshire stay on course for Championship win over Northamptonshire

Ben Duckett’s third Championship century provided a spirited response for Northamptonshire on the second afternoon at Wantage Road against Derbyshire but the visitors closed on course for victory with Northants 245 for 6 in their second innings with the scores level.

Notts Outlaws local lad  Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell- Pic by: Richard Parkes

Derbyshire enjoy strong morning on day two against Northamptonshire

Mark Footitt led a strong morning session for Derbyshire on day two at Wantage Road as six wickets fell in the session and Northamptonshire struggled to 106 for 7 at lunch, 255 behind.

Notts Outlaws local lad  Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell- Pic by: Richard Parkes

Riki Wessels 97 secures 42 run win for Nottinghamshire Outlaws at Durham Jets

A superb innings of 97 off 51 balls by Riki Wessels carried Nottinghamshire Outlaws to a 42-run win against Durham Jets in the NatWest T20 Blast match at Chester-le-Street.

Notts Outlaws local lad  Jake Ball bowls to Warwickshire's Ian Bell- Pic by: Richard Parkes

Worcestershire Rapids seal T20 Blast quarter-final with win over Derbyshire

Worcestershire sealed a place in the quarter-finals of the NatWest Blast T20 when they overcame a sluggish pitch and a determined Derbyshire side to win the North Group match at Derby by four wickets.

James Taylor and Jake Ball organise the fielding positions during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Lightning and the Outlaws at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester on 15 July 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Notts Outlaws look to progress in T20 with Durhan Jets win

Notts Outlaws head to the north east to play their second NatWest T20 Blast match in 48 hours, when they face Durham Jets at the Emirates Durham International Cricket Ground on Friday evening.

Michael Lumb pulls during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Lightning and the Outlaws at Emirates Old Trafford, Manchester on 15 July 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Notts Outlaws win dramatic last ball match over Lancashire to keep T20 dream alive video

Nottinghamshire breathed new life into their NatWest T20 Blast campaign as they won a last ball thriller by three wickets over rivals Lancashire Lightning at Emirates Old Trafford.

Kimberley v Notts AcademyCricket - Connor Marshall batting for Notts Academy - Photo By James Williamson

Chris Glover’s cricket column: Not every ball down leg side should be called a wide

Well what a fabulous weekend we had at Kimberley Institute.

GREEN MACHINE -- Rutland bowler Rob Green, who took six wickets.

Rutland rocked by spectacular batting collapse

Slipshod Ilkeston Rutland missed a golden opportunity to cement their promotion prospects when they collapsed spectacularly with the winning line in sight against Stainsby Hall.

SHIPLEY Hall cricket update.

All-rounders Parkin and Cokayne steer Shipley to victory

All-rounders James Parkin and James Cokayne played the starring roles as Shipley Hall proved superior with both bat and ball to fellow mid-tablers Abbots Bromley in Division Three of the Derbyshire County League.

SHIPLEY Hall cricket update.

Free U16 entry to Derbyshire Falcons v Yorkshire Falcos game

Kids can watch Derbyshire Falcons’ Royal London One-Day Cup home opener versus Yorkshire Vikings on Monday 27 July for free as part of the club’s ummer holiday special offer.

Derbyshires HD Rutherford swings GJ Maxwell to the long on boundary.

Graeme Welch calls on Derbyshire Falcons to end T20 Blast on a high against Worcestershire Rapids

Graeme Welch is urging his Derbyshire Falcons side to finish on a high as they conclude their NatWest T20 Blast campaign against Worcestershire Rapids at The 3aaa County Ground on Friday.

Derbyshires HD Rutherford swings GJ Maxwell to the long on boundary.

Notts Outlaws determined to keep T20 dream alive

Notts Outlaws head to Old Trafford on Wednesday evening determined to keep alive their hopes of qualifying for a spot in the quarter finals of the NatWest T20 Blast competition.

Derbyshires Chesney Hughes cant contain himself  as he celebrates with Wes Durston after Durston bowled AW Gale.

Durston beaming after win in front of Queen’s Park crowd

Bottom-of-the-table Derbyshire secured a four wicket win over Yorkshire in the NatWest T20 Blast at Chesterfield.

Derbyshires Chesney Hughes cant contain himself  as he celebrates with Wes Durston after Durston bowled AW Gale.

Nottinghamshire beat Derbyshire by two runs in T20 Blast thriller

Notts Outlaws edged to a two-run final-ball victory over local rivals Derbyshire Falcons to keep their hopes of reaching a sixth consecutive NatWest T20 Blast quarter-final alive.

Derbyshires Chesney Hughes cant contain himself  as he celebrates with Wes Durston after Durston bowled AW Gale.

Graeme Swann and Jonathan Agnew guest speakers at Trent Bridge Ashes dinner

Graeme Swann, a two time championship winner with Nottinghamshire and three times an Ashes winner with England, will form a guest speaking duo alongside legendary broadcaster Jonathan Agnew, at Trent Bridge’s pre-Ashes dinner on Monday 3 August.

Derbyshires Chesney Hughes cant contain himself  as he celebrates with Wes Durston after Durston bowled AW Gale.

Derbyshire v Yorkshire in T20 at Chesterfield is a sell out

Derbyshire’s NatWest T20 Blast fixture against Yorkshire at Queen’s Park, Chesterfield, is now a sell out.

Derbyshires Chesney Hughes cant contain himself  as he celebrates with Wes Durston after Durston bowled AW Gale.

Hamish Rutherford ends Glamorgan’s bid for history

Glamorgan’s bid to make history was ended by Hamish Rutherford’s first century for Derbyshire which guided his team to a draw in the LV County Championship Division Two match at Chesterfield.

Derbyshires Chesney Hughes cant contain himself  as he celebrates with Wes Durston after Durston bowled AW Gale.

Hilfenhaus has Nottinghamshire stint cut short by hip injury

Ben Hilfenhaus’ stint as Nottinghamshire’s overseas player has been cut short by a hip injury.

MPL resumes this weekend

Derbyshire aim to deliver blow to Nottinghamshire

Derbyshire will be aiming to prove a point and deliver a double blow to local rivals Nottinghamshire in tomorrow night’s (Friday) NatWest T20 Blast game at Trent Bridge.

MPL resumes this weekend

Notts Outlaws look for revenge against Derbyshire Falcons

There will be more than a hint of revenge in the air when Notts Outlaws entertain the Derbyshire Falcons in the NatWest T20 Blast at Trent Bridge on Friday evening.

MPL resumes this weekend

Glamorgan charged held up by Derbyshire and the rain

Glamorgan’s push for what would be a record-breaking victory was held up by a combination of determined batting and rain on the third day of the LV County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at Chesterfield.

MPL resumes this weekend

Notts forced to settle for draw against Middlesex

Nottinghamshire and Middlesex had to settle for a draw at Trent Bridge as a combination of rain and bad light on the final day of their LV= County Championship game put paid to any slim hopes of a positive result.

SHIV THAKOR -- struck a defiant 41 for Derbyshire.

Derbyshire forced to follow on by Glamorgan

Derbyshire have been made to follow on after they were bowled out for 252 by Glamorgan on the third day of the LV County Championship, Division Two match at Chesterfield.

SHIV THAKOR -- struck a defiant 41 for Derbyshire.

Rain washes hits Notts v Middlesex morning session

Only six overs were possible on the final morning of the LV= County Championship game between Nottinghamshire and Middlesex at Trent Bridge.

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Wagg and Glamorgan tighten the screw on Derbyshire

It has been another good morning for the former Derbyshire all-rounder Graham Wagg and Glamorgan on the third day of the LV County Championship Division Two match at Chesterfield.

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Glamorgan take firm control against Derbyshire

Glamorgan took a strong grip on the LV County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at Chesterfield despite another four wicket haul from England fast bowling hopeful Mark Footitt.

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Chris Read century puts Notts in strong position

Chris Read helped himself to a second century of the season as Nottinghamshire dominated day three of their LV= County Championship game against Middlesex at Trent Bridge.

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Glamorgan in strong position against Derbyshire

Glamorgan are in a strong position at tea on the second day of the LV County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at Chesterfield despite another four wickets haul from England fast bowling prospect Mark Footitt.

Dan Christian powers down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Rapids at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 3 July 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

WIN tickets to see Notts v Derbyshire in T20

Nottinghamshire Outlaws were beaten in their last T20 outing after Worcestershire Rapids recovered from a dismal lower-order collapse to win by 20 runs.

Dan Christian powers down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Rapids at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 3 July 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Notts trail by 145 runs as rain forces early lunch at Middlesex

Tim Murtagh and Ollie Rayner picked up a wicket apiece for Middlesex before rain forced an early lunch on the third day of their LV= County Championship game against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

Dan Christian powers down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Rapids at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 3 July 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Rain holds up progress in Derbyshire v Glamorgan match

Colin Ingram missed out on what would have been his maiden first-class century for Glamorgan when he became another victim for Mark Footitt before rain again held up the LV County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at Chesterfield.

Dan Christian powers down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Rapids at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 3 July 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Membership numbers soar at Nottinghamshire CCC

Membership at Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club’s has soared to 8,342 Members for the 2015 season.

Dan Christian powers down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Rapids at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 3 July 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Glamorgan recover against Derbyshire

Derbyshire’s England fast bowling hopeful Mark Footitt endured a frustrating day in front of national selector James Whitaker as South African batsman Colin Ingram led a Glamorgan recovery in the LV County Championship Division Two match at Chesterfield.

Dan Christian powers down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Rapids at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 3 July 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

Taylor and Mullaney give Nottinghamshire hope as Middlesex dominate

Half centuries from Brendan Taylor and Steven Mullaney kept Nottinghamshire in the game on the second day of their LV= County Championship game against Middlesex at Trent Bridge.

England v Australia Day 4 Ashes Test, Riverside, Chester-le-Street. Graeme Swann

VIDEO: Graeme Swann talks of coping with the pressure of an Ashes series video

In his first home Ashes since he controversially retired during the 2013 Ashes tour, former spinner Graeme Swann goes head to head with himself to reveal how he dealt with the Ashes pressure.

England v Australia Day 4 Ashes Test, Riverside, Chester-le-Street. Graeme Swann

Weather frustrations for Derbyshire and Glamorgan

It has been a frustrating day so far for Derbyshire and Glamorgan after the start of the LV County Championship Division Two match at Chesterfield was badly hit by the weather.

Brendan Taylor continues good form for Nottinghamshire

Brendan Taylor continued where he left off against Worcestershire last week with an unbeaten half century on the second day of Nottinghamshire’s LV= County Championship game against Middlesex at Trent Bridge.

England v Australia Day 4 Ashes Test, Riverside, Chester-le-Street. Graeme Swann

Middlesex lead Notts by 373 runs at lunch

Middlesex were finally bowled out for 374 on the second morning of their LV= County Championship game against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.

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