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Luis Reece praised for Derbyshire’s dramatic T20 turnaround

When Derbyshire set about trying to establish themselves as a force in T20 cricket, the focus was on players with the international pedigree of Imran Tahir and Matt Henry.

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Derbyshire Falcons on brink of T20 Blast quarter-finals

Luis Reece carried Derbyshire Falcons to the brink of the NatWest T20 Blast quarter-finals with 66 from 49 balls that sealed a three wicket win over the Durham Jets at Derby.

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Alfreton CC v Stainsby Hall, Tom Pawelski

All-rounders’ leading role in vital victory

Alfreton 1sts put further distance between themselves and the bottom three in Division One of the Derbyshire County League after a 71-run victory.

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Jamie Horton on his way to a five-wicket haul in Holmewoods fine win over Belper Meadows. (PHOTO BY: Carl Jarvis)

Horton brothers turn up the heat for Holmewood

The Horton brothers starred for again for Holmewood, who picked up a vital win at Third Division promotion-chasers Belper Meadows in the Derbyshire County League.

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Chesterfield heroes Josh Savage, who took six wickets, and Luke Baddeley, who took two wickets in the final over.

Young spinner seals derby win for Chesterfield in final over

Two wickets in the final over for young left-arm spinner Luke Baddeley capped a convincing victory for Chesterfield against struggling local-derby rivals Cutthorpe in the Derbyshire County League’s Premier Division.

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West Indies have cause for concern after Derbyshire fixture

The form of Shannon Gabriel was again a worry for the West Indians as the day/night floodlit game against Derbyshire at Derby ended in a tame draw.

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Make or break week in T20 for Derbyshire

Derbyshire next week face three games that will make or break their NatWest T20 Blast campaign but Billy Godleman is adamant his team will not be distracted in the County Championship.

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Brett Hutton shines as Notts enjoy a good day at Derbyshire

Brett Hutton took the spotlight away from Mark Footitt with a five wicket haul that put Nottinghamshire in control of the match against Derbyshire at Derby.

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Season best figures for Jay Horton guides Holmewood out of relegation zone

Season best figures for Jay Horton guides Holmewood out of relegation zone

Holmewood moved out of the relegation zone on Saturday with a two wicket victory at home over table-topping Walton-on-Trent in Division Three of the Derbyshire County Cricket League.

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Josh Savage rips Sandiacre apart to secure win for Chesterfield

Josh Savage rips Sandiacre apart to secure win for Chesterfield

In a devastating spell, Chesterfield bowler Josh Savage took eight wickets to secure a sensational win for Chesterfield against league leaders Sandiacre Town CC at Queen’s Park on Saturday.

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Derbyshire narrowly T20 lose derby at Derby

England fast bowler Jake Ball showed his international class as the Nottinghamshire Outlaws boosted their NatWest Blast T20 hopes by sending North Group leaders Derbyshire Falcons to their first home defeat.

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Derbyshire win in T20 yet again

Billy Godleman’s second half century of this season’s NatWest T20 Blast helped Derbyshire Falcons to the top of the North Group with a five-wicket win over fellow challengers Yorkshire at Headingley.

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Derbyshire  v Yorkshire T20 game at Queens park Chesterfield. Derbyshire batsman Ben Slater.

Henry keeps feet on ground as Falcons impress in T20

Derbyshire Falcons look set to qualify for the Natwest Blast quarter-finals - but fast bowler Matt Henry is refusing to look too far ahead just yet.

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Westwell’s defiant knock guides Chesterfield to win

Chesterfield 1sts won by three wickets at bottom-of-the-table Marehay in the Derbyshire County League Premier Division in a match dominated by bowlers.

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Holmes strikes late to end leaders’ unbeaten run

Fourth-placed Morton Colliery pulled off a surprise narrow win over the Division Two leaders in the Derbyshire County League.

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Derbyshire have lost Conor McKerr after only two matches.

Derbyshire Falcons on track for T20 quarter-finals after win over Leicestershire Foxes

New Zealand fast bowler Matt Henry starred in an outstanding bowling performance by the Derbyshire Falcons as they beat Leicestershire Foxes by seven wickets at Derby to boost their NatWest Blast T20 quarter-final hopes.

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Derbyshire have lost Conor McKerr after only two matches.

Rain washes out Derbyshire T20 Blast match against Northants

Derbyshire and Northants were frustrated by heavy rain that prevented any play in their NatWest T20 Blast North Group match at Derby.

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Luis Reece enjoying learning on the job for Derbyshire Falcons

Watching Luis Reece dismantle Lancashire’s bowlers on Tuesday night, it was hard to believe that he is a relative novice in T20 cricket.

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Luis Reece guided Derbyshire to another impressive win.

Luis Reece powers Derbyshire to victory over Lancashire Lightning

Luis Reece left his mark on his former county with a T20 best unbeaten 97 from 55 balls as Derbyshire Falcons beat Lancashire Lightning by 35 runs in the NatWest Blast game at Derby.

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Derbyshire Falcons fall short against Birmingham Bears in T20

Birmingham Bears Kiwi stars Colin De Grandhomme and Grant Elliott produced a fine display with the bat and ball respectively, to beat the Derbyshire Falcons by 20 runs, in an entertaining affair at Edgbaston to ignite their Natwest T20 Blast campaign.

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