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Essex complete signing of Derbyshire’s Smith

Essex have completed their first new signing for the 2012 season, with former Derbyshire all-rounder Greg Smith putting pen to paper on a two-year deal. The South African-born player, who becomes UK qualified next year, has spent six years at … Continue reading

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Former chairman Amott resigns from Derbyshire committee

Former chairman Don Amott has severed his final ties with Derbyshire after resigning from the general committee. The news is not unexpected. Amott has only rarely been seen at the County Ground since quitting as chairman in March following a … Continue reading

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Player of year award completes Durston’s career turnaround

Wes Durston’s journey back from the first-class cricket scrapheap was complete when he was named Derbyshire’s player of the year. From becoming resigned to a future in teaching following his release by Somerset in 2009, Durston has scored over 1,000 … Continue reading

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Park accepts offer of new role with Derbyshire

Garry Park has earned a new contract and a new role with Derbyshire. The former Durham all-rounder has signed a one-year deal, principally as captain of Derbyshire’s second team next season, though the door has also been left open for … Continue reading

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Promotion still in Derbyshire’s sights, says Guptill

Martin Guptill believes Derbyshire’s promotion push is back on track after his big-hitting helped them up to third in Division Two of the County Championship. The New Zealand opener has smashed two fifties and two centuries in his last four … Continue reading

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Palladino is latest Derbyshire player to commit to club

Tony Palladino is the latest Derbyshire player to commit to an extended stay at the County Ground. Following last week’s news that Jon Clare and Wes Durston have accepted longer contracts, Palladino has signed a new two-year deal that will … Continue reading

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Essex interest as Smith opts to leave Derbyshire

Greg Smith will not be offered a new contract by Derbyshire and will leave the club at the end of the season. At the end of several months of trying to tie the 28-year-old all-rounder to a new deal, Derbyshire … Continue reading

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Durham confident Collingwood will turn down Derbys

Durham are confident they can repel Derbyshire’s audacious bid to sign Paul Collingwood, which has been confirmed by the tabling of a 28-day notice to speak to him. After sacking John Morris as director of cricket early this season, the … Continue reading

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I’m retiring because family comes first: Steffan Jones

Steffan Jones has decided that family life comes before first-class cricket and is to retire at the end of the season to take up a new career in teaching. He has rejected Derbyshire’s offer of a new three-year contract to … Continue reading

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Teenager Knight signs three-year Derbyshire contract

Teenage left-arm spinner Tom Knight, who won plenty of new admirers by taking 3 for 16 in a Friends Life t20 match shown live on Sky last week, has signed his first professional contract. Derbyshire, indeed, have moved quickly before … Continue reading

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