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Derbyshire CCC voted as best Christmas venue in Derbyshire

ChristmasPartiesChristmas Party Nights at The 3aaa County Ground have been voted as the best in Derbyshire, by Derby Telegraph readers. 

The paper asked readers to vote for the best Christmas Party venue in Derbyshire from a long list of pubs, nightclubs, hotels and sport clubs and Derbyshire County Cricket Club came out on top. 

The readers said they valued the great atmosphere and entertainment at Derbyshire CCC’s Christmas Parties, which are located in the beautiful 3aaa County Ground Marquee and on the top floor in the Gateway Centre.

Thank you to everyone who voted for Derbyshire CCC. 

Read more: Derbyshire CCC voted as best Christmas venue in Derbyshire

#DCCCAdvent: December 10th

#DCCCAdventJoin Derbyshire County Cricket Club during the festive period as we countdown to Christmas with our very own special Derbyshire Advent Calendar.

Each day in December we will open a door on the Derbyshire digital Advent Calendar revealing a new video.

We will be publishing videos and running competitions throughout the festive period as we continue our build-up to Christmas and the 2015 season, which begins with the visit of Lancashire at The 3aaa County Ground on Sunday 19 April.

Tickets, Membership and Six Pack Tickets for the new season are on sale NOW! Buy online CLICK HERE or call the Ticket Hotline on 0871 350 1870.

December 10th
Today, we look back at Derbyshire’s three-day Tour Match versus India at The 3aaa County Ground in July.

Read more: #DCCCAdvent: December 10th

Derbyshire teams up with the GSK Human Performance Lab

GSKHumanPerformanceLabThe GSK Human Performance Lab (GSK HPL) and Derbyshire County Cricket Club have announced a groundbreaking new research partnership for the 2015 season. 

The GSK HPL will use its scientific expertise and cutting-edge technology to help Derbyshire coaching staff investigate the impact on the body of fast bowlers in the different formats of the game, in conjunction with the University of Derby.

The Club will look at biological markers, psychomotor and physiological parameters to look at how each player copes with the physical stress of fast bowling in elite cricket.

To aid in its delivery, University of Derby Masters Research student Nick Parker has joined the Club’s off-the-field team to lead the partnership.

The GSK HPL carries out research with elite performers - athletes, sports teams, extreme explorers - to better understand how the body and brain function. This allows its scientists to help develop improved training, recovery, nutrition and competition programmes for partners.

Read more: Derbyshire teams up with the GSK Human Performance Lab

#DCCCAdvent: December 9th

#DCCCAdventJoin Derbyshire County Cricket Club during the festive period as we countdown to Christmas with our very own special Derbyshire Advent Calendar.

Each day in December we will open a door on the Derbyshire digital Advent Calendar revealing a new video.

We will be publishing videos and running competitions throughout the festive period as we continue our build-up to Christmas and the 2015 season, which begins with the visit of Lancashire at The 3aaa County Ground on Sunday 19 April.

Tickets, Membership and Six Pack Tickets for the new season are on sale NOW! Buy online CLICK HERE or call the Ticket Hotline on 0871 350 1870.

December 9th
Today, we bring you the next part in our Derbyshire CCC Mastermind series, as members of the First Team squad go head-to-head answering questions in an attempt to be crowned DCCC Mastermind champion 2014.

Read more: #DCCCAdvent: December 9th

Davis selected for England Development Programme

WillDavisWill Davis has been selected as part of a 17-man England Development Programme (EDP) squad to travel to the UAE for a ten-day training camp later this month.

Pace bowler Davis, who captained the Cricket Derbyshire Academy – in partnership with the University of Derby side in 2014, was a regular for the Second XI last summer and was named Academy Player of the Year at the annual Awards Evening in September. 

The England touring party – which features players from across the Under-17 and Under-19 age groups – will take part in an intense training camp at the ICC Academy in Dubai, starting on Thursday 11 December.

The UAE training and development camp will be the first tour overseen by ECB’s new Head of the England Development Programme, Andy Hurry.

Speaking about the tour, Hurry said: “The EDP training camp to the UAE serves two important purposes. First, it provides an early opportunity to expose this group of young players to challenging sub-continental conditions in a world-class training environment at the ICC Academy. 

Read more: Davis selected for England Development Programme

#DCCCAdvent: December 8th

#DCCCAdventJoin Derbyshire County Cricket Club during the festive period as we countdown to Christmas with our very own special Derbyshire Advent Calendar.

Each day in December we will open a door on the Derbyshire digital Advent Calendar revealing a new video.

We will be publishing videos and running competitions throughout the festive period as we continue our build-up to Christmas and the 2015 season, which begins with the visit of Lancashire at The 3aaa County Ground on Sunday 19 April.

Tickets, Membership and Six Pack Tickets for the new season are on sale NOW! Buy online CLICK HERE or call the Ticket Hotline on 0871 350 1870.

December 8th
Today, we bring you the next part in our Derbyshire CCC Mastermind series, as members of the First Team squad go head-to-head answering questions in an attempt to be crowned DCCC Mastermind champion 2014.

Read more: #DCCCAdvent: December 8th

Plenty of Christmas gift ideas from DCCC

ChristmasGiftIdeasCan’t think of what to buy for your loved one this Christmas? Derbyshire County Cricket Club has plenty of gift ideas for you.

The Club’s online shop has a range of clothing and accessories on sale for the festive season. See the full range here >>

Tickets, Membership and Six Pack Packs for the 2015 season are also on sale, ideal for your cricket-loving family member or friend.

The popular Six Pack Ticket allows supporters to watch any six days of cricket next summer – including the group stages of the NatWest T20 Blast competition and the three-day Tour Match versus Australia – for just £72. Click here to buy >>

Membership, meanwhile, offers you entry to every home day of cricket in 2015 for less than £4 a day. Click here to buy >>

Read more: Plenty of Christmas gift ideas from DCCC

#DCCCAdvent: December 7th

#DCCCAdventJoin Derbyshire County Cricket Club during the festive period as we countdown to Christmas with our very own special Derbyshire Advent Calendar.

Each day in December we will open a door on the Derbyshire digital Advent Calendar revealing a new video.

We will be publishing videos and running competitions throughout the festive period as we continue our build-up to Christmas and the 2015 season, which begins with the visit of Lancashire at The 3aaa County Ground on Sunday 19 April.

Tickets, Membership and Six Pack Tickets for the new season are on sale NOW! Buy online CLICK HERE or call the Ticket Hotline on 0871 350 1870.

December 7th
Today we look back at Derbyshire’s thrilling victory over the 2014 NatWest T20 Blast winners, Birmingham Bears, at The 3aaa County Ground in June.

Read more: #DCCCAdvent: December 7th

2015 Fixtures Announced

2015FixturesDerbyshire’s newly transformed matchday facilities will be launched with a four-day fixture versus Lancashire on Sunday 19 April at the start of the new season.

The LV= County Championship opener will provide the first opportunity for Members to enjoy a match from their newly transformed facilities at The 3aaa County Ground following a £700k close season investment.

It will also see players take the field from the Gateway Centre for the first time with that building having also undergone a winter transformation into a dedicated centre of cricketing excellence.

The Club is anticipating, meanwhile, a duo of sell-out local derbies after the fixtures for the 2015 season were announced.

The NatWest T20 Blast matches against Nottinghamshire at Derby and Yorkshire at Chesterfield have been handed prime dates at the height of summer; an Ashes summer that also includes a three day fixture versus Australia starting on Thursday 23 July.

Read more: 2015 Fixtures Announced

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