Pre-season build up begins

Clay Cross Cricket Club have started preparations for the new cricket season and are aiming to improve on their fourth-place position in Division One of the Derbyshire County League. The club is entered in the Derbyshire section of the nationwide 20/20 competition. The club is looking to strengthen its squad for a push into the Premier Cricket League.

Training is at Tupton Hall School on Thursday evenings from 8.30pm. Enquiries can also be made with club secretary Stephen Eyre on (01246) 569616.

Langwith CC and Shirebrook CC have also started pre-season training. Langwith meet each Thursday at Cuckney indoor cricket centre at 9pm while Shirebrook are gearing up at Shirebrook Leisure Centre on Sundays at 11am.