Derbyshire skipper Billy Godleman was understandably disappointed by his side’s second reverse, but praised the overall character and some individual performances over the three days.1 comment
Kent romped to their second successive three-day victory in Canterbury and to a third Specsavers County Championship win on the bounce after defeating Division 2 rivals Derbyshire by 169 runs.1 comment
Ageless all-rounder Darren Stevens bagged six for 47 and smashed a quick-fire 53 not out with 11 boundaries during an action packed second day that saw 19 wickets fall and Kent build a priceless 242-run lead over Specsavers County Championship rivals Derbyshire.2 comments
Kent posted a batting bonus point but Derbyshire had the best of the mid-session on day one of this Specsavers County Championship match in Canterbury.1 comment
Kent’s rosy start against Derbyshire came off the rails when they lost four wickets for five runs in the space of 15 balls to limp in at lunch on 91 for four after the first interval of this Specsavers County Championship clash.
Luis Reece will look back on his first-class Derbyshire debut with bitter-sweet memories after he shared a record-breaking stand but ended on the losing side.
Derbyshire suffered last-over heartbreak in their three-wicket Division Two County Championship defeat to Northamptonshire, despite setting a new club record.
Tony Palladino and Will Davis have raised Derbyshire’s hopes of a first County Championship victory in 21 months on the final day of the Division Two match against Northamptonshire at Derby.
Luis Reece and Billy Godleman rewrote Derbyshire’s record books on a morning of declaration bowling against Northamptonshire in the County Championship Division Two match at Derby.1 comment
An unbroken century opening stand between Billy Godleman and Luis Reece raised Derbyshire’s hopes of a first County Championship victory since July 2015 at the end of the third day of the Division Two match against Northamptonshire at Derby.
As the song goes, things can only get better for Derbyshire after last season’s troubled campaign and the county believes it is equipped to make an impact this summer.
For an emerging young leg-spinner, a session with Shane Warne is as good as it gets unless it’s followed by coaching from another legendary Australian twirler.
Derbyshire’s cricketers met the press today for photographs and interviews at their annual pre-season media day.
England star Jonny Bairstow and former captain Mike Gatting were in Denby on Sunday as a record number of Derbyshire cricket clubs took part in the NatWest CricketForce event.1 comment
The way in which Derbyshire captain Billy Godleman has broadened his horizons to help him gear up for the new season has landed him a prestigious prize.
Several England players are due to visit the 3aaa County Ground to face Derbyshire in the early part of the new cricket season.