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Tailenders lead Derbyshire’s stubborn fight for a draw

Derbyshire’s tailenders clung on for an unlikely draw to earn 11 points at Glamorgan in the Second Division of the County Championship.

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Derbyshire CC 2018,'Ben Slater

Slater on ‘grinding it out’ for Derbyshire at Glamorgan

Derbyshire look set for a first innings lead against Glamorgan at the end of the second day’s play of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two match at St. Helen’s.

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Derbyshire seamers take full advantage of conditions to take charge against Glamorgan

There is a long standing theory that when the incoming tide approaches the St.Helen’s ground in Swansea, the ball will swing.

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Ross Taylor century puts Notts in good position against Essex

Ross Taylor collected his first Specsavers County Championship century for Nottinghamshire as champions Essex toiled in the humid conditions at batsman-friendly Chelmsford.

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Barnett wants Scottish duo to ‘show their skills’

Barnett wants Scottish duo to ‘show their skills’

Calum MacLeod’s spectacular hundred ambushed England recently but it came as no surprise to Derbyshire cricket advisor Kim Barnett.

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Patel shines as Rutland beat Alfreton

Akhil Patel hit an unbeaten 61 for Ilkeston Rutland as they secured a five-wicket win over Alfreton in Division One of the Derbyshire County Cricket League.

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Sandiacre CC v Chesterfield CC.'Sandiacre opening batsman Gareth Curtis, puts runs on the board.

Leaders Sandiacre left frustrated by Alvaston

Sandiacre Town were left frustrated by Alvaston & Boulton in their Derbyshire County Cricket League Premier Division match on Saturday.

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The winners and losers in the Derbyshire Premier and County Leagues

Check out how your team’s rivals got in with our results round-up from yesterday’s matches across Derbyshire.

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Nottinghamshire knocked out of Royal London One-Day Cup by Kent

Former South African international Heino Kuhn powered Kent Spitfires through to a spot in the semi-finals of the Royal London One-Day Cup and ended Notts Outlaws’ reign as holders in the process.

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Kent get Sam Billings booth ahead of Notts Outlaws showdown

Kent have been boosted ahead of today’s Royal London One-Day Cup clash with Notts Outlaws at Trent Bridge by news that they can now select influential captain Sam Billings for their vital quarter final tie.

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Nottinghamshire CC 2018,'head coach Peter Moores

Defending champs Notts ready for Kent test

Nottinghamshire’s cricketers revert back to the white ball format for an important cup tie at Trent Bridge tomorrow.

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Dan Wheeldon was in great form as Sandiacre Town romped to victory at Rolleston on Saturday.

Wheeldon rips through Rolleston in Town win

Sandiacre Town went to the top of the Derbyshire Premier League with a resounding 137-run victory at Rolleston on Saturday.

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LIVE: The latest Derbyshire sports news as it happens

LIVE: The latest Derbyshire sports news as it happens

With the cricket season in full flow, the rumour mill churning and the World Cup just days away, sport remains centre stage this summer.

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Captain Billy Godleman, who says he is hopeful Derbyshire can have a successful campaign in the Royal London One-Day Cup.

Defeat to Durham ‘a tough one to swallow’ on final day

Billy Godleman described Derbyshire’s defeat to Durham as a “tough one to swallow” given the start the visitors made to the Specsavers County Championship Division Two match at Emirates Riverside.

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Nottinghamshire CC 2018'Jake Ball

Ball has a chance to make his mark on England team - Buttler

Few players wish injury on another but Jake Ball has an opportunity to step up and make the most of others’ misfortunes, according to England teammate Jos Buttler.

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Derbyshire CC 2018,'Daryn Smit

‘To concede 81 extras is embarrassing if not disgraceful at this level,’ reflects Smit on Derbyshire’s day in the field

Daryn Smit said the number of extras given away from Derbyshire was an ‘embarrassment’ on day three of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two match at Durham.

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Tom Moores hits century as Notts fight back

Tom Moores hit his maiden century as Nottinghamshire fought back hard on the third day of the Specsavers County Championship match with Somerset at Taunton.

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VIDEO: Rutland crush Millers as bowlers star

Ilkeston romped to a comfortable ten wicket victory at Langley Mill United on Saturday.

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Durham battle back against Derbyshire

Durham have battled back in the morning session of day three of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash against Derbyshire giving them hope of an improbable comeback.

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Calum MacLead joins Derbyshire for Vitality Blasy

Scotland international batsman Calum MacLeod and national coach Grant Bradburn will join Derbyshire for this summer’s Vitality Blast.

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