Niall O’Brien hit 47 off 27 balls to guide Leicestershire to their first win of the season in all forms of cricket against Derbyshire.
Wes Durston says the Falcons will come back stronger after the opening week defeat in the NatWest T20 Blast against Yorkshire Vikings at Headingley.
Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen believes there is enough batting depth within the squad to cover his absence due to injury over the next few weeks.
Yorkshire captain Andrew Gale is hoping that the Leeds floodlights and a later start will create a special buzz around Headingley when the Vikings begin their NatWest Blast t20 campaign against the Derbyshire Falcons on Friday evening.
Nottinghamshire and England batsman Alex Hales has signed a short-term deal with Indian Premier League franchise the Mumbai Indians.
South African Test captain Hashim Amla admits there is an L plate on his back as well as a number despite his rating as one of the best batsmen in the world.
A magnificent unbeaten 163 from Rob Keogh combined with the bravery of Josh Cobb and Alex Wakely denied Derbyshire what looked a certain victory over Northamptonshire on a dramatic final day of the LV County Championship Division Two game at Derby.
Derbyshire have continued to reinforce their NatWest T20 Blast plans with the appointment of wicketkeeper Tom Poynton as Vice Captain for this summer’s campaign.
HAMPSHIRE are one of only two teams to have chased 400-plus to win a match at Headingley.
Chesney Hughes ended a two year wait for a century to put Derbyshire on course for a second victory of the season as they totally dominated the third day of the LV County Championship Division Two game against Northamptonshire at Derby.
Chesney Hughes scored his first fifty in the County Championship for nearly two years as Derbyshire batted through the third morning of the match against Northamptonshire at Derby without losing a wicket.
David Willey gave another pulsating demonstration of the talent which has won him international recognition when his second century of the season kept Northants in the LV County Championship Division Two match against Derbyshire at the 3aaa County Ground.
Josh Cobb and David Willey launched a thrilling counter-attack to put Northants back in the Division Two match against Derbyshire at Derby.
Derbyshire have taken a firm grip on the Division Two match at Derby after Northants collapsed to 122 for 6 in reply to the home side’s 343 at lunch on the second day.
Teenager Matt Critchley made history in only his second first-class game when he became the youngest Derbyshire player to score a century on a memorable opening day of the Division Two LV County Championship match against Northants at Derby.
An impressive batting display by Derbyshire’s teenage leg-spinner Matt Critchley rescued the home side following a dramatic batting collapse on the first day of the Division Two match against Northamptonshire.
Derbyshire’s NatWest T20 Blast fixture against Leicestershire Foxes next month will be dedicated to the Colin Bloomfield Melanoma Appeal, in support of skin cancer charity Skcin.
Derbyshire have signed New Zealand Test opening batsman Hamish Rutherford to strengthen the club’s batting options while Tillakaratne Dilshan is at the Caribbean Premier League.
Australia legend Shane Warne believes Alex Hales is the man to replace Jonathan Trott at the top of the England batting-order.
Wirksworth and Middleton II were beaten by 49 runs in a low-scoring affair against South Wingfield.
Darley Dale Cricket Club is to hold a Reminiscences Evening on Friday 15th May, providing a nostalgic trip down memory lane for those who are, or have been, associated with the 152-year-old club.
Darley Dale welcomed Marehay CC to Station Road for an early season top of the table encounter.
The forecast had been doubtful in the preceding week and so it was no surprise when Matlock arrived at a murky Cutthorpe.
Shipley Hall battered first and scored a useful 262/8, with Mark Starr 66, Ryan North 81 not out and Tom Starr 42 before bad weather finished their game against Morton.
Ashford-in-the-Water were beaten by 44 runs by Totley Sports and Social Club II in Division Two of the Yorkshire Derbyshire Cricket League.
Derbyshire opener Billy Godleman has signed a one-year contract extension committing him to the club until the end of the 2016 season.
Derbyshire captain Wayne Madsen praised his side’s clinical approach after they sealed a seven-wicket win over Gloucestershire in the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Bristol.
Pace bowler Mark Footitt and opening batsman Billy Godleman guided Derbyshire to a seven-wicket win over Gloucestershire in the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Bristol.
Derbyshire require a further 79 runs after tea to beat Gloucestershire at Bristol and register their first victory of the season.
Mark Footitt dismissed Gloucestershire’s Hamish Marshall and James Fuller in successive overs to keep Derbyshire on course for victory in the LV= County Championship Division Two match at Bristol.
Derbyshire took three wickets in quick succession as they pressed for victory in the LV= County Championship Division Two game against Gloucestershire at Bristol.
Derbyshire added 34 runs in 11 overs this morning (Tuesday) before declaring on 545-9 against Gloucestershire at Bristol, which gave them a first-innings lead of 270.
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Martin Guptill blasted a sensational maiden first class double century to guide Derbyshire into a winning position on the second day of the LV= County Championship match with Gloucestershire at Bristol.
Martin Guptill smashed a 101-ball century, including 19 fours and a six, as Derbyshire closed in on Gloucestershire’s first innings total of 275 on the second day of the LV= County Championship match at Bristol.
Derbyshire profited from some generous Gloucestershire fielding on the second morning of the LV= County Championship match at Bristol.
The opening day of the 2015 NCB Premier League fixture list threw up some close finishes, some fine individual performances, some surprises and a smattering of rain showers.