Maddy ton completes unbeaten tour

Darren Maddy made an unbeaten century to help Warwickshire complete a successful and unbeaten tour of Barbados with a seven wickets win over Derbyshire at the Windward Club ground.

Maddy, who suffered horrific facial injuries when he was struck by a Neil Carter bouncer in the nets on last year’s pre-season trip to South Africa, enjoyed better fortune this time around.

Having taken four for ten with his medium pacers to help dismiss Derbyshire for 185, Maddy then saw Warwickshire to an easy win with almost eight of their 40 overs unused.

Maddy added 130 for the third wicket with Tim Ambrose (43) and was then joined by new captain Jim Troughton who made an unbeaten 20 in an unbroken fourth wicket stand.

Derbyshire collapsed after Paul Borrington had made 66 with their last seven wickets tumbling for just 18. There was good back-up for Maddy from young spinners Paul Best, a former England Under-19 captain, and Maurice Holmes.

England Under-19 seamer Tom Milnes, a late call-up for the tour as a replacement for the injured Carter, also took his chance to impress with one for 25 in four overs. Warwickshire return home on Wednesday and face Leicestershire in a one-day friendly at Grace Road on April 1.

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