The University of Derby will be displayed on the front of the Clydesdale Bank 40 and Friends Life t20 jerseys as the Falcons play a total of 22 Limited Overs matches during an exciting summer of cricket, four of which are already scheduled for live coverage on SKY Sports.
The partnership, which will also see University of Derby and Team Derby branding in various locations around the County Ground, furthers an already strong relationship between the two organisations.
The figure of 900 miles was arrived upon to match the distance between Derby and Portugal, home of Nando’s.
The event will be hosted in the Market Place Restaurant in the Cathedral Quarter from 11am on Thursday 22nd March until 6pm; and will continue on the following day at 10am until they achieve the 900 mile goal.
The trees are a mixture of native species planted around the edges of the ground to provide shelter and improve the landscape.
Two Cricket Bat Willows were planted by Derbyshire all-rounders Jonathan Clare and Garry Park which will grow into large specimens and will symbolically celebrate the playing of cricket at the ground for 144 years since 1868.
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