Durston scoops the top Derbyshire award

Derbyshire CCC. Wes Durston
Derbyshire CCC. Wes Durston

Wes Durston has been named Derbyshire County Cricket Club Player of the Year at the club’s annual Awards Evening.

The 30-year-old all-rounder took the main award of the night in recognition of a prolific season which has seen him score 1,785 runs in all competitions with two first-class matches still to play.

The full list of award winners is as follows: Derbyshire County Cricket Club Academy Player of the Year: Tom Knight; Chris Warne Shield for Academy Performance of the Year: Peter Burgoyne for his 4 -8 for England Under 19s versus South Africa Under 19s; Eddie Barlow Inspirational Performance Award: Ross Whiteley’s 103 v Northamptonshire at Northampton in the LV = County Championship; Friends Life t20 Player of the Year: Martin Guptill; Clydesdale Bank 40 Player of the Year: Wes Durston.

LV = County Championship Player of the Year: Tony Palladino; Derbyshire County Cricket Club Most Improved Player: Ross Whiteley; Derbyshire County Cricket Club Second XI Player of the Year: Matt Lineker; Derbyshire County Cricket Club Clubman of the Year: Andy Lewis; Player of the Year: Wes Durston.