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ITS THAT MAN AGAIN -- star batsman David Smit produced another wonderful innings for Ilkeston Rutland, firing 97.

Ilkeston Rutland’s best batting display of season washed out by rain

For the first time this season, relegation-threatened Ilkeston Rutland topped 200, batting first -- only for the weather gods to intervene and wash out the rest of their game against Sawley and Long Eaton Park.

STANTON Elks round-up.

Rain halts Stanton Elks’ charge towards league title

Rain robbed frustrated Stanton Elks of a golden chance to strengthen their position at the top of Division Six North in the Derbyshire County League.

RHODES WORTHY -- fine bowling by Papplewick and Linby's Jim Rhodes had leaders Farnsfield on the rack until rain brought their top-of-the-table duel to a halt.

BASSETLAW LEAGUE ROUND-UP: rain robs Papplewick and Linby in title race for second season running

Frustrated title-chasers Papplewick and Linby were left cursing the weather for the second season running after their big top-of-the-table clash with leaders Farnsfield was sabotaged by rain.

NEW DEAL -- for Derbyshire pace bowler Tony Palladino.

Fresh deals for Derbyshire duo Tony Palladino and Greg Cork

Paceman Tony Palladino and all-rounder Greg Cork have signed new deals to tie them to Derbyshire.

County Championship Yorkshire v Nottinghamshire Wednesday 25 August day 3 at Scarborough - Yorkshire and Jack Brooks celebrates the wicket of Notts Mulleney

OPINION: Where has it all gone wrong for Nottinghamshire in red-ball cricket?

Where has it all gone wrong for Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club in the red-ball form of the game in 2016?

Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire CCC aiming to finally win a Championship game

As the county championship summer enters the business end of the season, Derbyshire have some significant boxes to tick.

Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club.

DAY ONE REPORT: Notts frustrated by Yorkshire’s lower order

Yorkshire’s lower order provided a spirited fightback to ensure they took a share of the spoils on a rollercoaster first day of their Specsavers County Championship clash with Nottinghamshire.

BOWLED HIM! -- Nutbrook's Harry Thoman bowls Alfreton's overseas star Matt Gapes.

Mo strikes gold before lucky Nutbrook are left hanging on

Lucky Nutbrook held on by the skin of their teeth for a weather-affected draw after playing second fiddle to relegation-threatened Alfreton in Division One of the Derbyshire County League.

RELEGATION HERO -- record run-scorer David Smit, whose century kept Ilkeston Rutlands hopes alive of avoiding the drop into Division Two of the Derbyshire County League.

Smit century keeps Ilkeston Rutland’s safety hopes alive

The heroics of the club’s record run-scorer, David Smit, kept alive the slim chances of Ilkeston Rutland avoiding relegation from Division One of the Derbyshire County League.

NEW CONTRACT -- for exciting Derbyshire prospect Will Davis.

New deals for exciting Derbyshire CCC academy prospects

Pace bowler Will Davis and all-rounder Rob Hemmings have signed new two-year contracts with Derbyshire, committing them both to the club until the end of the 2018 season.

SHIV THAKOR -- fine season for Derbyshire.

Derbyshire’s standout star Shiv Thakor out for season but signs new contract

All-rounder Shiv Thakor, who has been one of the positives in a disappointing season for Derbyshire, has committed his future to the county by signing a new contract.

Derbyshire County Cricket Club 2016, Shiv Thakor

Thakor commits future to Derbyshire

Shiv Thakor has committed his long-term future to Derbyshire by signing a new three-year deal which will keep him at the club until the end of the 2019 season.

LAST MAN STANDING -- opener David Smit carried his bat for a defiant, unbeaten 66no in Ilkeston Rutlands heavy defeat.

Relegation creeps closer for Ilkeston Rutland after derby defeat

Relegation crept ominously closer for Ilkeston Rutland after a heavy defeat at the hands of neighbours Nutbrook in Division One of the Derbyshire County League.

MAC THE KNIFE -- five more wickets for Ryan McFadyean as Sandiacre Town stepped up their title challenge.

Quality at Queen’s Park by title-chasing Sandiacre

A quality display at the Queen’s Park county ground outclassed Chesterfield in all departments and stepped up Sandiacre Town’s challenge for the Derbyshire County League, Premier Division title.

BIG win for Nutbrook in local derby.

Commanding Nutbrook show no mercy on Ilkeston Rutland

Commanding batting and penetrative bowling were the ingredients for success that earned Nutbrook a crushing 135-run victory over Ilkeston Rutland in Division One of the Derbyshire County League.


Andy Carter picks up four wickets to put Hampshire in control at Notts

Andy Carter enjoyed a dream return to his old stomping ground, by claiming four wickets on his Hampshire debut in their crucial Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire at Trent Bridge.


Brotherly rivalry as Parkinson spins to a fine Derbyshire debut

Derbyshire boasts a proud history of nurturing quick bowlers and while that has been upheld this season, there has also been encouraging returns in the spin department.

CAPTAIN'S INNINGS -- Steven 'Sandy' Sanderson also snatched victory from the jaws of defeat for Nutbrook.

Skipper Sanderson’s late rally takes Nutbrook so close to victory

A brave, late rally by captain Steven ‘Sandy’ Sanderson almost grabbed victory from the jaws of defeat for depleted Nutbrook in Division One of the Derbyshire County League.

Barnsley 's  Marley Watkins kicks high with Shrewsbury's Nathaniel Knight-Percival.

OPINION: Football and cricket bosses need to plan better

The revolution in telecommunications and viewing habits — not to mention the explosion in choice for people with leisure time and money on their hands — means sport has no choice but to adapt and expand its horizons.

Derby Falcons Wayne Madsen and Shiv Thakor celebrate the fall of the wicket of Michael Lumb.

Sadler reflects on poor end to Derbyshire’s one-day campaigns

The curtain of rain which descended on the 3aaa County Ground on Monday evening was a fitting finale to the end of Derbyshire’s one-day campaign which began so promisingly but ended in disappointment.

DUFFIELD DEFIANCE -- all-rounder Rob Green, whose runs and wickets could not prevent a heavy defeat for Ilkeston Rutland at Duffield.

Spectacular collapse drops Ilkeston Rutland back into relegation zone

Another spectacular batting collapse plunged Ilkeston Rutland back into the relegation zone after a heavy defeat at tabletopping Duffield in Division One of the Derbyshire County League.

IN THE RUNS -- Michael Chambers launched Nutbrooks winning reply.

Comeback by coach helps Nutbrook to comfortable victory

With coach Andy Farmer making a comeback behind the stumps, Nutbrook survived a last-wicket scare to beat bottom-of-the-table Sawley and Long Eaton Park in Division One of the Derbyshire County League.

STANTON Elks round-up.

Top beats bottom as Stanton Elks strengthen title claims

The formbook proved reliable when leaders Stanton Elks hammered bottom-of-the-table Pilsley by 86 runs to strengthen their push for the Derbyshire County League, Division Six North title.

Derbyshire Cricket Club.

Rain ends Derbyshire cup hopes

Derbyshire and Leicestershire’s slim hopes of making the last eight of the Royal London One-Day Cup were ended by rain at the 3aaa County Ground.

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