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Derbyshire hoping to improve record against Durham

Derbyshire’s opening Royal London One-Day Cup fixture of the season today (Thursday) sees them travel to Chester-le-Street to take on Durham in the group stage.

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Derbyshire captain Billy Godleman.

Godleman says Derbyshire must learn from Kent defeat

Derbyshire skipper Billy Godleman was understandably disappointed by his side’s second reverse, but praised the overall character and some individual performances over the three days.

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Derbyshire still winless after Kent defeat

Kent romped to their second successive three-day victory in Canterbury and to a third Specsavers County Championship win on the bounce after defeating Division 2 rivals Derbyshire by 169 runs.

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Kent build up solid lead against Derbyshire

Ageless all-rounder Darren Stevens bagged six for 47 and smashed a quick-fire 53 not out with 11 boundaries during an action packed second day that saw 19 wickets fall and Kent build a priceless 242-run lead over Specsavers County Championship rivals Derbyshire.

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Derbyshire enjoy better of afternoon session at Kent

Kent posted a batting bonus point but Derbyshire had the best of the mid-session on day one of this Specsavers County Championship match in Canterbury.

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Derbyshire claim wickets to fight back against Kent

Kent’s rosy start against Derbyshire came off the rails when they lost four wickets for five runs in the space of 15 balls to limp in at lunch on 91 for four after the first interval of this Specsavers County Championship clash.

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Luis Reece.

Reece has bitter-sweet memories over Derbyshire debut

Luis Reece will look back on his first-class Derbyshire debut with bitter-sweet memories after he shared a record-breaking stand but ended on the losing side.

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Club record in vain as Derbyshire lose on penultimate ball

Derbyshire suffered last-over heartbreak in their three-wicket Division Two County Championship defeat to Northamptonshire, despite setting a new club record.

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Derbyshire slight favourites to seal rare win

Tony Palladino and Will Davis have raised Derbyshire’s hopes of a first County Championship victory in 21 months on the final day of the Division Two match against Northamptonshire at Derby.

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Reece and Godleman set new Derbyshire record for opening stand

Luis Reece and Billy Godleman rewrote Derbyshire’s record books on a morning of declaration bowling against Northamptonshire in the County Championship Division Two match at Derby.

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Derbyshire close in on first County Championship win since July 2015

An unbroken century opening stand between Billy Godleman and Luis Reece raised Derbyshire’s hopes of a first County Championship victory since July 2015 at the end of the third day of the Division Two match against Northamptonshire at Derby.

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Wayne Madsen confident Derbyshire can move forward in 2017

As the song goes, things can only get better for Derbyshire after last season’s troubled campaign and the county believes it is equipped to make an impact this summer.

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Derbyshire spinner improving after Shane Warne advice

For an emerging young leg-spinner, a session with Shane Warne is as good as it gets unless it’s followed by coaching from another legendary Australian twirler.

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VIDEO: Derbyshire cricketers meet the media as season looms

Derbyshire’s cricketers met the press today for photographs and interviews at their annual pre-season media day.

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Jonny Bairstow (left), pictured here with the new England captain Joe Root.

Jonny Bairstow and Mike Gatting pop in to village club to lend hand

England star Jonny Bairstow and former captain Mike Gatting were in Denby on Sunday as a record number of Derbyshire cricket clubs took part in the NatWest CricketForce event.

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Billy Godleman, who is a keen advocate of developing his skills away from cricket.

Derbyshire skipper Godleman wins prize for his work outside cricket

The way in which Derbyshire captain Billy Godleman has broadened his horizons to help him gear up for the new season has landed him a prestigious prize.

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England star Alex Hales, who is due to face Derbyshire in the early part of the season. (PHOTO BY: Simon Trafford)

England stars set to light up early part of Derbyshire’s cricket season

Several England players are due to visit the 3aaa County Ground to face Derbyshire in the early part of the new cricket season.

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Kim Barnett, who says he is confident Derbyshire Falcons will be very competitive in this summers NatWest T20 Blast.

Barnett excited by Derbyshire Falcons’ new T20 signing Matt Henry

Supremo Kim Barnett has spoken of his excitement after Derbyshire snapped up another big-name signing for the 2017 season.

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Derby Falcons Shiv Thakor starts to celebrate as Harvey Hosein takes a smart catch to dismiss Greg Smith.

Harvey Hosein signs new deal with Derbyshire

Wicketkeeper-batsman Harvey Hosein has signed a two-year contract extension to keep him at Derbyshire until the end of the 2019 season.

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Reece out to impress at his new county

On his first day back in training with Derbyshire, all-rounder Luis Reece said he was hoping to impress and earn a starting place as pre-season preparations continued at The 3aaa County Ground.

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