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No play on day three at Queen’s Park

Derbyshire’s final home game of the season looks destined to end in a complete wash-out after no play was possible for the third day running in the Division Two match against Kent at Chesterfield.

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Alex Hughes

Key performer Hughes recognised with county cap

Alex Hughes has been one of the success stories for Derbyshire in 2017 and his impressive progress was recognised this week when he was awarded his county cap.

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Queens Park cricket pitch which was supposed to host Derbyshire and Kent but the match was abandoned due to a wet outfield.

Derbyshire ‘committed’ to Queen’s Park despite washout

Derbyshire remain “committed” to staging first-class cricket at Chesterfield despite another blank day in the Division Two match against Kent.

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Day One washout between Derbyshire and Kent at Queen’s Park

Derbyshire suffered another home wash-out when the opening day of the Division Two match against Kent at Chesterfield was abandoned without a ball bowled.

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Derbyshire, who were inspired by record-breaking South African Hardus Viljoen in their victory over Sussex.

Record-breaker Viljoen says he is ‘blessed’ to play for Derbyshire

Record-breaking South African Hardus Viljoen has told how he feels “blessed” to play for Derbyshire after bowling them to only their second win of the Specsavers County Championship season.

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Veteran Brian Gladwin leaves the field to a guard of honour after playing his last match for Chesterfields first team. (PHOTO BY: John Windle)

Chesterfield’s bid for top three dashed by defeat at Denby

In a disappointing end to the season, Chesterfield’s hopes of finishing in the top three of the Derbyshire County League, Premier Division were quashed by defeat at Denby.

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Kim Barnett

Derbyshire aim to end home hoodoo at Queen’s Park next week

Although Derbyshire’s chances of promotion evaporated months ago, they still have plenty to play for in the final two weeks of the season.

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Josh Savage in action during his superb spell with Chesterfield. (PHOTO BY: John Windle)

South African Savage caps remarkable season for Chesterfield

A memorable season for South African import Josh Savage was capped when he broke Chesterfield’s Derbyshire County League, Premier Division record for the number of wickets in one campaign.

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Opening batsman Ben Slater slams a boundary en route to a half-century for Chesterfield.

Top three finish on the cards for terrific Chesterfield

A finishing position in the top three of the Derbyshire County League, Premier Division is on the cards for Chesterfield after a comprehensive victory over local rivals, Eckington.

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Kim Barnett, who is staying on at Derbyshire for another season after the progress made at the club this summer.

Barnett says Derbyshire need to keep improving

Guru Kim Barnett has highlighted the progress made by Derbyshire during the 2017 season, but also insists work still needs to be done to improve the county’s lot in the future.

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Anti-climas as Derbyshire v Glamorgan is abandoned

The 2017 season at Derby ended in anti-climax after the final day of the Division Two match between Derbyshire and Glamorgan was abandoned before the scheduled start.

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Derbyshire Cricket 2014, captain Wayne Madsen

Wayne Madsen thrilled at his transformation into top level T20 player

When Derbyshire look back on the 2017 season, it will be the T20 campaign that will stand out and for one player in particular it was a memorable one.

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13-year-old makes his mark in senior team

13-year-old makes his mark in senior team

A 13-year-old teenager has hit a half-century in men’s senior cricket.

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Chesterfield CC complete emphatic win

Chesterfield’s recent run of good form continued on Saturday when they outplayed hosts Rolleston to record a nine wicket win at the attractive Willows ground in Staffordshire.

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Derbyshire beaten by Durham by nine wickets

Durham completed their third Specsavers County Championship win in the last five games 15 minutes before lunch as they beat Derbyshire by nine wickets at Chester-le-Street.

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Derbyshire get a reminder of what they have been missing in four-day game

Shannon Gabriel demonstrated at Headingly the difference a fast bowler can make to a team and Derbyshire were given a glimpse of what might have been this season when Hardus Viljoen claimed his first five wicket haul for the county.

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Bess Heath, the 16-year-old Chesterfield cricketer who has been picked to compete at the national finals of the 2017 School Games, to be held at Loughborough University.

Teenage cricketer Bess hoping to hit them for six at School Games

A teenage girl cricketer from Chesterfield has been selected to play at the national finals of the 2017 School Games being held this week.

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Paul Collingwood hits magnificent 177 against Derbyshire

Paul Collingwood soldiered on relentlessly against demoralised Derbyshire, nursing 18-year-old Matthew Potts to a maiden half-century, on the second morning at Emirates Riverside.

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Andrew Parkin-Coates and Matt Critchley after their stand of 199 for Chesterfield.

Coach hits ton in memorable match of ‘champagne moments’ for Chesterfield

Numerous ‘champagne moments’, including a century for Andrew Parkin-Coates, a partnership of 199 and six wickets for Josh Savage, added up to a memorable match between Chesterfield and Ticknall in the Premier Division of the Derbyshire County League.

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Botswanan batsman Karabo Motlhanka, who salvaged a losing draw for Holmewood. (PHOTO BY: Carl Jarvis)

Botswana ace spares Holmewood’s blushes

Botswanan international Karabo Motlhanka spared the blushes of Holmewood to salvage a losing draw from the wreckage of a poor performance at relegation-haunted Elvaston in Division Three of the Derbyshire County League.

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