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County aims for 50-over knockout stages in 2018

Derbyshire CCC captain Billy Godleman said one-day results over the summer properly reflected the club’s resources

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New signing to bring firepower to the attack

West Indian international Ravi Rampaul has signed to play in all formats for Derbyshire next season.

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Experienced West Indies paceman Ravi Rampaul celebrates a wicket for Surrey last season. (PHOTO BY: Bruce Rollinson)

‘Massive coup’ for Derbyshire as paceman Rampaul signs

Ambitious Derbyshire have strengthened their bowling attack for the 2018 season by snapping up former West Indies seamer Ravi Rampaul from Surrey on a three-year deal.

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Billy Godleman

T20 campaign a sign of progress being made - Godleman

Derbyshire’s Billy Godleman has pointed to the team’s NatWest T20 Blast form as a sign of the progress being made on and off the field at the 3aaa County Ground.

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Charlie Macdonell.

Macdonell pens new one-year deal

Charlie Macdonell has signed a new one-year contract that will allow him to resume his studies before joining up with Derbyshire for the 2018 season. The batsman will resume his studies at Durham University this winter and represent Durham MCCU in their first-class schedule, before returning to the Derbyshire in May for the rest of 2018.

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club press day.
Luis Reece.

Luis Reece signs three year deal with Derbyshire

Luis Reece has committed his long-term future to Derbyshire by signing a three-year deal to keep him at the club until the end of the 2020 season.

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Daryn Smit signs contract extension with Derbyshire

Wicketkeeper-batsman Daryn Smit has signed a one-year contract extension to keep him at Derbyshire until the end of the 2019 season.

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Queens Park's wet outfield

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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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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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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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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Female cricket boost for Darley Dale

Darley Dale Cricket Club hosted the third of their popular Women and Girls Softball Cricket evenings down at their Station Road ground on Friday.

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Ashford’s promotion clinched by 37-run victory

Ashford-in-the-Water 1sts will be playing Yorkshire Derbyshire League Division One cricket next season after defeating Bakewell 1sts by 37 runs to confirm their promotion from Division Two.

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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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Paul Collingwood hits magnificent 177 against Derbyshire

Paul Collingwood soldiered on relentlessly against demoralised Derbyshire, nursing 18-year-old Matthew Potts to a maiden half-century, on the second morning at Emirates Riverside.

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