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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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Grant plans new leadership strategy at Derbyshire

Derbyshire are on the brink of a major overhaul that could even change the way county cricket clubs are run in this country. Chairman Chris Grant is to go to the club’s general committee hoping for their approval of a … Continue reading

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Luke Sellers: Minor Counties provides vital platform

Explosive hitting, fierce competition and a thrilling finish, what more could you want from a one-day match? But the action wasn’t coming from Lord’s, Edgbaston or The Oval but from a small, picturesque club ground in Herefordshire. The match, Herefordshire … Continue reading

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Luke Sutton: Morris sacking was “right thing to do”

The dressing room gave an “overwhelmingly negative” appraisal of John Morris’ management in the build-up to his shock release by Derbyshire this week. Player power has emerged as the reason why head of cricket Morris and his assistant, Andy Brown, … Continue reading

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Morris axed as Derbyshire head of cricket

John Morris’s time as Derbyshire head of cricket has come to a sudden and shocking end. After just under four years in charge of the club, Morris and his assistant Andy Brown were called into a meeting with chairman Chris … Continue reading

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Grant chosen to take Derbys forward

Chris Grant has been named as the man to bring the factions on the Derbyshire committee back together. At the end of an extraordinary 10 days in the wake of the shock resignation of Don Amott, Grant was elected unopposed … Continue reading

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Amott quits as Derbyshire chairman

Don Amott has walked out on Derbyshire after five years as chairman following a row over budget cuts. With less than three weeks to go before the start of a new season, there could hardly have been a worse time … Continue reading

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