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Rain thwarts Matlock in run chase for top spot

Matlock Cricket Club continued their fine start to the season in Division Three of the Derbyshire County Cricket League on Saturday.

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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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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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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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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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Debutant scores vital runs for Derbyshire at Durham

Debutant scores vital runs for Derbyshire at Durham

Alfie Gleadall was able to reflect on a satisfactory first two days of County Championship cricket after Derbyshire ended day two of the Division Two match at Durham on top.

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Langley Mill CC v Ilkeston Rutland CC.'Langley Mill's James Heafield in batting action.

The winners and losers in the Derbyshire Premier and County Leagues

Find out who won and lost and which players did the business on a busy weekend of cricket across Derbyshire.

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Duanne Olivier

Olivier’s first five-wicket haul puts Derbyshire on top

South African pace bowler Duanne Olivier claimed his first five-wicket haul for Derbyshire as they finished on top after the first day at Durham in Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship.

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Notts Outlaws crush Derbyshire to make quarter-finals of Royal London Cup

Notts Outlaws remain on course to defend their Royal London One-Day Cup trophy after a terrific bowling display blew away Derbyshire Falcons at Trent Bridge.

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Jake Ball has been called up to England's Royal London series squad.

Jake Ball called up for England’s Royal London Series after injury to Chris Woakes

Nottinghamshire seamer Jake Ball has been called up for England’s Royal London Series against Australia later this month.

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Luis Reece a frustrated spectator as Derbyshire prepare for biggest game of season against Notts

Luis Reece will be a frustrated spectator on Thursday when Derbyshire play their biggest game of the season so far in the Royal London One-Day Cup at Trent Bridge.

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Billy Godleman

Century opening stand in vain as Falcons’ cup hopes in balance

Derbyshire captain Billy Godleman said with hindsight he would have batted first after the Falcons just failed to chase down Lancashire Lightning’s 290 in the Royal London Cup.

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Wirksworth and Middleton CC v Denby CC.'Josep Wilson in bowling action for Denby.

SCORECARDS: Derbyshire Premier and County Cricket Leagues

Some matches in the Derbyshire Premier and County Cricket Leagues were affected by Saturday’s rain.

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MATCH GALLERY: Wirksworth and Middleton v Denby

Wirksworth and Middleton claimed a winning draw against Denby in a remarkable Derbyshire County Leagues Premier Division match.

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Billy Godleman

Captain Fantastic Godleman steers Derbyshire Falcons to another Royal London Cup win

Captain Billy Godleman said he was pleased to be playing with consistency after his second hundred in this year’s Royal London One-Day Cup led Derbyshire Falcons to a 51-run win at Northamptonshire to keep them firmly in the hunt for a place in the knockout stage.

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Derbyshire beaten by Yorkshire in last ball thriller

Matt Fisher boosted Yorkshire’s Royal London One-Day Cup hopes as the Vikings beat Derbyshire Falcons by two wickets with a ball to spare in a dramatic North Group game at Derby.

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