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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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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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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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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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