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Finn to make a comeback
Finn to make a comeback
Mark Footitt is set to make his Test debut for England at the age of 30
Bell and Rashid dropped from England's squad for South Africa; Ballance and Compton return
Bell and Rashid dropped from England's squad for South Africa; Ballance and Compton return
England squad for the upcoming tour of South Africa sees Ian Bell and Adil Rashid dropped, while Nick Compton and Gary Ballance return
Who is England's best option to replace James Anderson for the 4th Ashes Test?
Who is England's best option to replace James Anderson for the 4th Ashes Test?
England's third Test victory at Edgbaston gave them a 2-1 lead against Australia and puts them in a good position to reclaim the Ashes. However, star bowler James Anderson will miss the next match at Trent Bridge due to a side strain. Here are the most likely candidates to replace him.
Derbyshire clinch convincing victory on eve of Australia match
Derbyshire clinch convincing victory on eve of Australia match
Derbyshire 361 and 72-3Northamptonshire 116 and 316 (Duckett 154, Durston 3-55, Palladino 3-62)Derbyshire won by seven wicketsRumours of the demise of Derbyshire's championship season were proved to be a load of old cobblers down in Northampton today (...
Derbyshire trail Surrey by 175 runs after day one
Derbyshire trail Surrey by 175 runs after day one
Surrey 239 (White 3-43, Footitt 3-74)Derbyshire 64-1Derbyshire trail by 175 runsWere it not for a few missed opportunities to dismiss the visitors for under 200, this was a good effort from Derbyshire.They have faced less imposing Surrey sides in the r...
Mark Footitt - The case for England
Mark Footitt - The case for England
There was a time, back in the early days of this blog, when the mention of Mark Footitt's name brought forth a veritable postbag of responses.He wasn't that fast, said people who hadn't faced him at 22 yards. He was unfit. He was erratic. He was a liab...
Watching England attack is like watching Stepford Wives
Watching England attack is like watching Stepford Wives
There's only 45 days till cricket starts again. Proper cricket, involving a team that a man can be really bothered about.Derbyshire.I've watched the World Cup on and off but that viewing has been largely restricted to weekends. Watching a start at 3am isn't conducive to getting up at 6.30am for work, so I have watched what I can, when I can.My pre-tournament favourites have all impress
Mark Footitt omission from England Lions a big mistake
Mark Footitt omission from England Lions a big mistake
When I saw that the England Lions squad had been announced, I had every expectation of seeing the name of Mark Footitt among those named.After a summer in which he blew away one batting side after another and proved himself adept in fifty-over cricket ...
Derbyshire: Excellent first win but concerns over Peter Burgoyne
Derbyshire: Excellent first win but concerns over Peter Burgoyne
As I think most of us expected, Derbyshire did what they had to and won their fifty-over game against Worcestershire by 126 runs today. That earlier batting display always looked like being way too much for our opponents and a steady bowling display en...
Derbyshire: Academy duo 'book' summer deals
Derbyshire: Academy duo 'book' summer deals
More good news on the contract front today, with seam bowling giant Ben Cotton, together with Tommy Taylor, earning summer contracts for 2014.The cost of those contracts has been largely covered by proceeds from the club book shop, which shows that as ...
County Championship: Derbyshire v Durham, day 3 review
County Championship: Derbyshire v Durham, day 3 review
I love you Nottinghamshire. No, really, I do...OK, I forced myself to say that, because it looks increasingly like we'll need a favour from the East Midlands giants (that's the last one...) to retain our top tier status this summer.After today's play, ...
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