Tag Archives: Derbyshire

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

Posted in Andy Wilson, County cricket, Derbyshire | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Loyal Dean steps up to join Derbyshire committee

Kevin Dean, Derbyshire’s most successful locally-developed player of recent times, is back with the club to help bring more of the county’s talent through to the first-class game. The 36-year-old has been co-opted on to Derbyshire’s general committee and is … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Wilson, County cricket, Derbyshire | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Krikken to give Poynton his chance at Derbyshire

Head coach Karl Krikken will not be looking to bring another wicketkeeper on to the Derbyshire staff following the loss of Luke Sutton. Sutton, skipper and the first choice behind the stumps for the county last season, announced his retirement this … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Wilson, County cricket, Derbyshire | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Madsen confident of meeting Derbyshire challenge

Derbyshire have moved swiftly to make Wayne Madsen their new captain following the shock retirement of Luke Sutton. The 27-year-old batsman, who has led teams in his native South Africa and captained Derbyshire in one-day matches towards the end of … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Wilson, County cricket, Derbyshire | Tagged , , | Comments Off

Sutton cites depression in shock decision to retire

Luke Sutton has retired from cricket after having treatment for depression and anxiety. With the issue of mental health among sportsmen in sharp focus recently following the suicide of Wales football manager Gary Speed, the 35-year-old Derbyshire captain has decided … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Wilson, County cricket, Derbyshire, Featured Articles | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Grant shelves idea of ‘landmark’ signing for Derbys

Derbyshire have conceded defeat in their aim to bring in a “landmark” signing for the 2012 season. After sounding out the likes of Ricky Ponting and Paul Collingwood, among others, the realities of finding the right man for the job … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Wilson, County cricket, Derbyshire | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Guptill puts Derbyshire return above IPL cash

Martin Guptill has opted for a second spell with Derbyshire instead of seeking a share of Indian Premier League riches. The New Zealand opening batsman was a successful and popular recruit as overseas player for the second half of last … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Wilson, County cricket, Derbyshire, New Zealand | Tagged , , , , | 1 Comment

County Season Reviews 2011

A brief account of what happened during the summer of 2011 for each county, take a look… Derbyshire Durham Essex Glamorgan Gloucestershire Hampshire Kent Leicestershire Lancashire Middlesex Northamptonshire Nottinghamshire Somerset Surrey Sussex Warwickshire Worcestershire Yorkshire

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off

Wainwright leaves Yorkshire to join Derbyshire

Three months after he was at the centre of county cricket’s shortest loan spell, David Wainwright has joined Derbyshire on a longer-term deal. The 26-year-old left-arm spinner has become their first signing of the close-season, signing a two-year deal following … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Wilson, County cricket, Derbyshire, Yorkshire | Tagged , , , | Comments Off

Houghton to return to Derbyshire as batting coach

Four years after he resigned as their director of cricket, David Houghton will be back with Derbyshire next season. The 54-year-old former Zimbabwe captain and coach is to be Derbyshire’s batting coach, working with the county as a freelance consultant … Continue reading

Posted in Andy Wilson, County cricket, Derbyshire | Tagged , , , | Comments Off