Category Archives: Derbyshire

Wainwright fizzing after leaving Yorkshire “bubble”

This may be a good time to ask David Wainwright if he feels he made the right move in leaving Yorkshire for a fresh start with Derbyshire. Having passed up the option of a further year at Headingley because he … Continue reading

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“Elation and relief” as Redfern ends century wait

No longer is Dan Redfern burdened by the knowledge that he has yet to score his maiden first-class century. By hitting 110 on the opening day of the new campaign against Northants, the Derbyshire left-hander became the first batsman in … Continue reading

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Four-wicket Footitt wins Plate trophy for Derbyshire

Derbyshire’s Mark Footitt grabbed his own slice of Kensington Oval history by bowling a stunning over to clinch The Banks Barbados T20 Plate for his side, who defeated Hampshire by just one run in a thrilling final. Chasing a victory … Continue reading

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Good news for Palladino after operation on broken jaw

Less than 24 hours after flying back from Derbyshire’s tour to Barbados with a broken jaw and little hope of playing in the first month of the season, Tony Palladino was having an operation and looking forward to being fit … Continue reading

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Bairstow, Sidebottom shine as Yorks join Leics in semis

County teams from Yorkshire and Leicestershire won through from the first two quarter-finals of the 2012 Banks Barbados T20 Cup and Plate at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown. Yorkshire got the better of Derbyshire in the opening match and Leicestershire again … Continue reading

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Palladino suffers broken jaw in fielding practice

A broken jaw may rule Tony Palladino, Derbyshire’s leading wicket-taker in the County Championship last season, out for the first month of the new campaign. On the second day of nets in the county’s pre-season tour to Barbados, the 28-year-old … Continue reading

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Hard work pays balance sheet dividends for Derbyshire

Derbyshire are back in the black after a turn-around in their financial fortunes of well over £200,000. The club vowed to get back to the days of showing a small surplus on the balance sheet when they dealt with the … Continue reading

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Rana Naved signing thrills determined Derbyshire

Veteran Twenty20 specialist Rana Naved-ul-Hasan, the top wicket-taker in this season’s Big Bash in Australia, has signed to play for Derbyshire in the Friends Life t20. The capture gives Derbyshire the proven t20 campaigner they were looking for as they … Continue reading

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Derbyshire confirm return of Khawaja during 2012 season

Derbyshire have completed the signing of Usman Khawaja for the second half of the 2012 season, thus giving them the same combination of young international talent to fill their overseas player role that they had last year. This time, New Zealand … Continue reading

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India trip to help Derbyshire prepare for season

Six members of the Derbyshire squad have been sent to India as part of their preparations for the new cricket season. Paul Borrington, Dan Redfern, Jake Needham, Tom Poynton, Matt Lineker and Peter Burgoyne are to spend nine days training … Continue reading

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