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Godleman and Madsen help power Falcons to victory

Experienced Derbyshire duo of skipper Billy Godleman and Wayne Madsen powered Derbyshire Falcons to a third win in four Natwest T20 Blast matches to leave Worcestershire Rapids still searching for their first success of the campaign.

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Falcons enjoying the Wright way of coaching

Falcons enjoying the Wright way of coaching

When Derbyshire set about improving their record in T20 cricket, it was not just the appointment of a new coach the club hoped would make a difference.

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Derbyshire  v Yorkshire T20 game at Queens park Chesterfield.

Derbyshire return to Queen’s Park in 2017

Derbyshire will return to Queen’s Park in September for the Specsavers County Championship fixture against Kent.

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

Falcons skipper Wilson wants teams to fear visiting Derby

Derbyshire Falcons captain Gary Wilson wants to turn The 3aaa County Ground into a fortress for their upcoming NatWest T20 Blast match against Lancashire Lightning.

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Chesterfield captain Mykylo Bird, who enjoyed a memorable weekend with the bat.

Vice-captain Bird flies to the rescue for Chesterfield

Vice-captain Mykylo Bird led by example as Chesterfield bounced back from league disappointment on Saturday to register an impressive victory in the cup 24 hours later.

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Wayne Madsen, who helped Derbyshire get off to a flying start in the NatWest T20 Blast.

Madsen in top ten of most-valuable-player rankings

Wayne Madsen’s role in Derbyshire’s unbeaten start to the NatWest T20 Blast has been rewarded with a place in the top ten of the Professional Cricketers Association’s Most Valuable Player (PCA MVP) rankings for the competition.

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Denby CC v Eckington, a quick single for Eckington's Eden Links and Archie Gleadhall

ROLL OF HONOUR: Derbyshire Premier and County Cricket Leagues 1-3

Results and rolls of honour from the Derbyshire Premier and County Cricket Leagues 1-3.

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Lancashire end Derbyshire’s winning start to T20 campaign

A measured unbeaten 42 off 37 balls from Jos Buttler helped Lancashire reel in a 153 target to end Derbyshire’s winning start to their NatWest T20 Blast campaign at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Derbyshire  v Yorkshire T20 game at Queens park Chesterfield. Derbyshire batsman Madsen.

Are Derbyshire finally about to make their mark in T20?

Although the NatWest T20 Blast is only in its second week, there are signs Derbyshire could finally be about to make their mark in the shortest form of the game.

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Grassmoor Works CC v Worksop CC.
Worksop's Tim Smith Jnr. in batting action on Saturday.

The winners, losers and best performances in this week’s Bassetlaw League matches

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Holmewood all-rounder Matt Ryalls on his way to a half-century against high-flying Brailsford and Ednaston.

Holmewood test title-chasers, but relegation alarm-bells are ringing

Worried Holmewood slumped to their fourth consecutive defeat in the Third Division of the Derbyshire County League to trigger relegation alarm-bells.

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Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire Falcons keep up perfect start to T20 campaign

Derbyshire Falcons celebrated a second win in 24 hours when they beat Yorkshire Vikings by three runs in a thrilling NatWest Blast T20 match at Chesterfield.

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Derbyshire upset champs to get T20 campaign off to winning start

Luis Reece’s 75 from 51 balls saw Derbyshire upset champions Northamptonshire on the opening night of the NatWest T20 Blast with a rampant seven-wicket win at Wantage Road.

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Derbyshire fall short against Durham

Jack Burnham and Ryan Pringle showed character as well as skill to take Durham to a six wicket win in an absorbing Division Two match against Derbyshire at Chesterfield.

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Durham closing in on win over Derbyshire

Michael Richardson scored his second half century of the match before Derbyshire spinners struck on the final day of the the Division Two game against Durham at Chesterfield.

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club press day.
Alex Hughes.

Hughes hits timely century to give Derbyshire the edge

Alex Hughes ended a lean run with his first century of the season to give Derbyshire the edge on the third day of the Division Two match against Durham at Chesterfield.

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Derbyshire batting at Queen's Park

Hughes hits season’s highest score as Derbyshire extend lead over Durham

Alex Hughes has given Derbyshire the advantage after another hard-fought session against Durham in the Division Two match at Chesterfield.

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Derbyshire v Durham at QWueens park Chesterfield. Derbyshire batsman Slater.

Derbyshire’s new coach highlights areas for improvement in T20 Blast

If John Wright’s impact as a coach at Derbyshire comes close to his influence as a player, then the county’s record in Twenty20 cricket could be about to take a sharp upward turn.

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Durham’s bowlers hit back against Derbyshire

Durham’s bowlers hit back to leave the Division Two match against Derbyshire at Chesterfield in the balance at lunch on the third day.

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Imran Tahir spins Derbyshire into great position

Imran Tahir raised Derbyshire’s hopes of back-to-back victories by taking five wickets on his debut as Durham collapsed on the second day of the Division Two match at Chesterfield.

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