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2nd XI round-up

Reigning 2nd XI Player of the Year Matt Lineker continues to lead the way in the averages for Derbyshire’s 2nd XI, averaging 55 from eleven innings in all competitions, with a top score of 145.

Chesney Hughes is second with an average of 30 from 15 innings played, whilst Paul Borrington (23.75), Ben Slater (21.45) and Chris Durham (20.75) all average over 20 from a minimum of 13 innings.

Peter Burgoyne leads the way as far as wickets are concerned, with 16 dismissals at an average of 20.81, having recorded best figures of 6-54.

Mark Turner has contributed 14 wickets in all competitions at an average of 32.71, whilst Ally Evans (13), Chesney Hughes (12), Johny Marsden (10) are all in double figures to date.

Derbyshire currently sit ahead of bottom-placed Yorkshire in 9th position in the Championship standings with38 points from seven matches played; having drawn four and lost two of their six matches played.

The side sit fifth in a heavily rain-affected Trophy table with six points from eight games played, although five matches have been washed out due to the weather.

In the T20 competition, Derbyshire finished fourth out of six in the Zone A table, recording three wins, three defeats and two No Results from their eight games played.

Derbyshire’s most recent match came in the 2nd XI Trophy on Thursday 26th July at Long Marston, with Paul Borrington captaining the side.

Having won the toss, Derbyshire opted to bat first and were indebted to Borrington, who contributed an impressive 104 in 108 balls.

There were contributions too from Chesney Hughes (27) and Peter Burgoyne (23) as Derbyshire reached 201-6 from their allocated 40 overs.

Burgoyne then starred with the ball, recording figures of 3-14 from eight overs, however it was the hosts who emerged victorious by five wickets; reaching their target with 17 deliveries to spare.

The 2nd XI return to Trophy action on Tuesday, 31st July against Warwickshire at Dunstall, before taking on the same opponents in the Championship a day later.

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