Wayne Madsen’s side have enjoyed a successful start to their Friends Life t20 campaign over the last week, winning three of their opening four fixtures, and the side will now be hoping to take that momentum into their Championship fixture with Durham.
Derbyshire currently sit bottom of Division One, but a victory this week can move them off the foot of the table. Tom Poynton returns to the four-day squad after impressing while on Second XI duty, but paceman Mark Turner will miss out due to injury.
Durham will be without Captain Paul Collingwood due to injury and seamer Graham Onions who has been included in England’s 13-man Ashes squad for the opening Test at Trent Bridge. In Collingwood’s absence, Mark Stoneman will lead the side.
Derbyshire’s squad in full is as follows:
The Falcons will next be in home Friends Life t20 action against Yorkshire Vikings on Sunday, 14th July at Queen’s Park as part of the Hill Dickinson Chesterfield Festival of Cricket.
Supporters who buy tickets in advance for the Friends Life t20 competition 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 all five home Friends Life t20 game, plus an extra game, 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.
The Hill Dickinson Chesterfield Festival of Cricket at Queen's Park, Chesterfield, sponsored by Hill Dickinson and Chesterfield Borough Council.
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