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Emerging players give squad new confidence

Wayne Madsen believes emerging players have strengthened the Derbyshire squad and given the team confidence heading into the summer.

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Derbyshire have signed Harry Podmore from Middlesex.

All-rounder Santner signs for Derbyshire

New Zealand bowling all-rounder Mitchell Santner has signed for Derbyshire as overseas player for the second half of the 2018 season.

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Derbyshire all-rounder gets England Lions call up

Derbyshire all-rounder gets England Lions call up

Matt Critchley said it was an honour to be called up to the England Lions squad for a three-match one-day series against West Indies A next month.

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Trent Bridge

Trent Bridge misses out on Ashes Test as ECB announce schedule

Nottinghamshire CCC chief executive Lisa Pursehouse is “absolutely delighted” Trent Bridge has secured its future as a Test match venue until at least 2024 following the ECB’s announcement of its host venues for High Profile Matches - despite having been overlooked for the Ashes.

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Kim Barnett, who says the club must produce their own players.

Barnett outlines his strategy for more improvement at Derbyshire

As the countdown to the 2018 season ticks on, guru Kim Barnett has outlined Derbyshire’s strategy in creating a balanced and competitive squad, while giving a chance to youngsters.

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Derbyshire's Ben Cotton

Cotton leaves Derbyshire

Ben Cotton has left Derbyshire by mutual consent.

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Tom Milnes, who has been released to enable him to pursue his career elsewhere. (PHOTO BY: Anne Shelley)

All-rounder Milnes is released by Derbyshire

All-rounder Tom Milnes has left Derbyshire after being released in the final year of his contract.

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Captain Billy Godleman wants to see Derbyshire's home form improve.

Godleman hoping for big improvement in Derbyshire’s home form

Buoyed by a general upturn in fortunes in 2017, captain Billy Godleman is now targeting a specific improvement in performances at home when Derbyshire’s new season starts.

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Chesterfield CC 1st XI v Cutthorpe CC 1st XI in the Derbyshire County Cricket League ECB Premier Division. Cutthorpe bowler Muhammad Attari in action.

How have the Laws of Cricket changed with the new 2017 code?

Recreational cricketers will see a new set of laws in place when they start the 2018 season.

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Alex Hughes, who returned to training with the rest of the Derbyshire squad this week. (PHOTO BY: Jason Chadwick)

Hughes ready to hit the ground running for Derbyshire

All-rounder Alex Hughes says there has been no time to hang around as Derbyshire returned to hard training at the 3aaa County Ground this week after the Christmas and New Year holiday.

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Kim Barnett, who is overseeing recruitment strategy at Derbyshire with captain Billy Godleman.

Barnett eyes two new overseas players for Derbyshire

Kim Barnett says he hopes to secure two more overseas signings over the winter as Derbyshire head into the 2018 campaign aiming to build on the positive results from last season.

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A brilliant diving stop off his own bowling by Derbyshire all-rounder Matt Critchley for Derbyshire. (PHOTO BY: Eric Gregory)

Rising star Critchley honing his skills in Australia

Rising Derbyshire star Matt Critchley says he is keen to become an all-format cricketer as he continues his overseas placement in Australia.

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IN PICTURE: ROYAL LONDON ONE-DAY CUP KIT: Luke Fletcher.
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STORY: NOTTS COUNTY CRICKET PRESS/MEDIA DAY AT TRENT BRIDGE CRICKET GROUND, NOTTINGHAM.
FRIDAY 31ST MARCH 2017.
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Luke Fletcher to resume training after being given all clear following head injury

Nottinghamshire seam bowler Luke Fletcher has been given the all-clear by his hospital consultant to resume full training.

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Luis Reece, who enjoyed a fine stint in the Bangladesh Premier League. (PHOTO BY: Anne Shelley)

Derbyshire all-rounder Reece shines in Bangladesh T20 League

All-rounder Luis Reece is hoping to give Derbyshire the full benefits of his stint in the Bangladesh Premier League (BPL).

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All-rounder Alex Hughes, who has signed a new three-year deal to stay at Derbyshire. (PHOTO BY: Eric Gregory)

Player of year Hughes commits his future to Derbyshire

All-rounder Alex Hughes has committed his long-term future to Derbyshire by signing a new three-year deal to keep him at the club until the end of the 2020 season.

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IN PICTURE: Jake Ball.

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‘I wouldn’t play Ball in next Test,’ says former England captain

Jake Ball has come under fire from former England Test captain Kevin Pietersen.

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Wayne Madsen, who is keen to see Derbyshire continue their improvement next season. (PHOTO BY: Jason Chadwick)

Derbyshire ace Madsen enjoying his return to training

Wayne Madsen says his relishing the return to training with Derbyshire as the squad continue a busy winter of strength and conditioning in preparation for the 2018 season.

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Jake Ball claimed the wicket of David Warner as England started well.

Notts bowlers claim early wickets before Australia fightback

Nottinghamshire’s Jake Ball and Stuart Broad took early wicket as Australia stuttered at the start of their first innings.

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England's Jake Ball

Here’s the perfect ingredients to an Ashes winning squad

England begin their Ashes bid tonight as they take on the Aussies in Brisbance in the 1st Test.

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Critchley to join up with Lions squad Down Under

Critchley to join up with Lions squad Down Under

Derbyshire all-rounder Matt Critchley is heading Down Under to represent England this winter.

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