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Squad named to face Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl

DerbyshireFalconsDerbyshire have named a 14-man squad for their Yorkshire Bank 40 clash with Hampshire at the Ageas Bowl tomorrow; 4.40pm start.

Alex Hughes, who produced a fine all-round performance in the Falcons’ recent one-day victory over Essex, will miss the game due to a minor injury and Dan Redfern will replace him in the matchday squad.

Derbyshire will travel to Hampshire for a one-day contest for the first time since 2006, when the Royals came out on top by one wicket in a thrilling 40-over match, despite the best efforts of Stephen Stubbings and Gary Ballance who struck 72 and 73 respectively.

The Falcons will go into tomorrow’s contest full of confidence after securing a convincing 63-run win over Essex at Leek in their last Yorkshire Bank 40 match, leaving the county fifth in Group B, only two points off the top with two games in hand.

Hampshire go into the fixture after securing back-to-back wins against Durham and Lancashire, as the Royals currently sit two places and two points ahead of Karl Krikken’s side.

Derbyshire squad in full is as follows:

Chesney Hughes
Wes Durston
Paul Borrington
Shivnarine Chanderpaul
Wayne Madsen
Dan Redfern
Richard Johnson
Jonathan Clare
Peter Burgoyne
David Wainwright
Tom Knight
Tim Groenewald
Mark Turner
Mark Footitt

The fixture signals the start of a busy week of cricket for the squad, as Wayne Madsen’s men welcome Scotland to the County Ground on Thursday (4.40pm start) in the one-day competition, before Somerset arrive in Derby on Friday (11am start) as the side returns to the four-day format.

On the penultimate day of the LV= County Championship fixture with Somerset, the Members' Lounge will be open to the general public as supporters can enjoy a day of cricket and a traditional Sunday Roast in the Lund Pavilion as part of the Membership Open Day, on Sunday, 23rd June.

Tickets for both the Scotland and Somerset fixture are available. Supporters who buy tickets in advance will benefit from discounted prices of £12 adults, £4 juniors and £4 car parking; available online here or by calling 01332 388 101.

A further £2 discount is available per adult
ticket for a group containing four or more adults and – new for 2013 – the Six Pack Ticket allows entry to six matches for just £55.

Junior Membership is priced at £10 – therefore; a parent and child can attend six matches this season for a total of just £65.

Tickets are also available on the gate priced at £16 adults, £5 juniors and £5 car parking.

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