New signing to bring firepower to the attack

West Indian international Ravi Rampaul has signed to play in all formats for Derbyshire next season.

Monday, 16th October 2017, 7:44 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 9:30 am

Captain Billy Godleman said Rampaul would bring extra firepower and experience.

The bowler, who has represented West Indies in more than 100 internationals, has joined Derbyshire on a three-year deal as a non-overseas player.

Godleman said Rampaul would play a leading role as the club looked to improve.

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“A real key area we wanted to strengthen was the new ball bowling, and it’s great that we have been able to attract a player like Ravi,” said Godleman.

“Ideally we would like to have a couple of experienced, highly-skilled new ball bowlers across all forms, and Ravi will add to the talent we already have.

“We should be in a better place for 2018.”