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Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day 23

DerbyshireAdventJoin Derbyshire County Cricket Club as we countdown to Christmas with our very own special Derbyshire Advent Calendar.

Each day in December we will open a new door on the Derbyshire digital Advent Calendar, available on our Facebook page, revealing a new surprise each day. 

We will be publishing videos and running competitions throughout the festive period as we continue our build-up to Christmas and the 2014 season, which beings with a trip to Grace Road to face Leicestershire in the LV= County Championship on Sunday 6th April.

December 23rd
Today with Derbyshire Advent Calendar we look at new signing Stephen Moore's one-day career with Lancashire, showing what Derbyshire supporters can look forward to in all forms over the next two seasons.

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Cricket Derbyshire seek Charity Partners for 2014

CricketDerbyshireCricket Derbyshire is inviting applications to be one of three official charity partners for 2014.

Selected partners will work closely with the professional club and the Cricket Board throughout the year to support the charity’s fundraising efforts and to increase recognition for its cause.

After a large number of applications in 2013, the Cricket Derbyshire Partnership Group selected Sight Support Derbyshire, Derbyshire Community Foundation and Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance as official partners.

Cricket Derbyshire's Director of Partnerships, Ryan Duckett said: "We have worked very closely with all three of our charity partners during the last year and we hope to develop similar partnerships in 2014. This is a great opportunity for us to use our profile and network to enhance the incredible charity work that is already being done across the county.

Read more: Cricket Derbyshire seek Charity Partners for 2014

Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day 22

DerbyshireAdventJoin Derbyshire County Cricket Club as we countdown to Christmas with our very own special Derbyshire Advent Calendar.

Each day in December we will open a new door on the Derbyshire digital Advent Calendar, available on our Facebook page, revealing a new surprise each day. 

We will be publishing videos and running competitions throughout the festive period as we continue our build-up to Christmas and the 2014 season, which beings with a trip to Grace Road to face Leicestershire in the LV= County Championship on Sunday 6th April.

December 22nd
Today with Derbyshire Advent Calendar we look back at Captain Wayne Madsen's standout 2013 LV= County Championship campaign as the 29-year-old became the first man to 1,000 Championship runs, ending the season as the second highest run scorer in Division One.

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Stephen Moore joins Derbyshire

StephenMooreOpening batsman Stephen Moore has joined Derbyshire County Cricket Club on a two-year contract.

The former England Lions, Lancashire and Worcestershire opener has amassed 8,843 runs during his first-class career, averaging 36.39.

He has scored 17 first-class centuries, including a highest score of 246 versus Derbyshire in 2005 and 120 for England Lions against Australia in 2009. He has passed 1,000 runs in a season on four occasions.

Moore played an integral role in Lancashire's LV= County Championship Division One winning season in 2011, scoring 1,013 runs at an average of over 40.

The 32-year-old has also excelled in List A and Twenty20 cricket during his impressive career, notching a combined tally of over 6,000 runs with 41 half-centuries and five hundreds.

Read more: Stephen Moore joins Derbyshire

Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day 21

DerbyshireAdventJoin Derbyshire County Cricket Club as we countdown to Christmas with our very own special Derbyshire Advent Calendar.

Each day in December we will open a new door on the Derbyshire digital Advent Calendar, available on our Facebook page, revealing a new surprise each day. 

We will be publishing videos and running competitions throughout the festive period as we continue our build-up to Christmas and the 2014 season, which beings with a trip to Grace Road to face Leicestershire in the LV= County Championship on Sunday 6th April.

December 21st
Today we the Derbyshire Advent Calendar we look back at paceman Mark Footitt’s magnificent 2013 first-class season, featuring a collaboration of his best wickets.

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Derbyshire Head Coach Karl Krikken leaves the Club

KarlKrikkenKarl Krikken’s 27 year career with Derbyshire has come to an end after a restructuring of the coaching set up and his decision to seek alternative opportunities elsewhere. 

Krikken took over the Head Coach role in May 2011 after a period as the first Academy Director at the Club. He enjoyed a 17 year playing career with Derbyshire from 1987 to 2003, scoring over 7,000 runs and totalling almost 800 dismissals as wicketkeeper.

He said: "I would like to thank the off-field staff, groundsmen, coaches, players and members for all their help and support during my time at Derbyshire. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at the Club, firstly as a player and then as a coach.

"As a player I was lucky enough to play with some magnificent cricketers that brought success to the county, winning a couple of one day cups.

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Chanderpaul goes sixth on Test runs list

ShivnarineChanderpaulWest Indies and Derbyshire batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has become the sixth highest run-scorer in Test history after posting an unbeaten century against New Zealand last night.

The 39-year-old completed his 29th Test century, finishing unbeaten on 122 in the Windies’ first innings in the third Test against the Black Caps in Hamilton.

It was Chanderpaul’s 17th unbeaten ton, one more than the recently retired Indian legend Sachin Tendulkar achieved in his illustrious career.

The West Indies batsman has now scored 11,199 runs in 153 Test appearances, overtaking Allan Border's 11,174. Chanderpaul is now 754 runs behind compatriot Brian Lara, who is fifth on the all-time list.

“I’m happy to get up there with other great guys,” Chanderpaul said. 

Read more: Chanderpaul goes sixth on Test runs list

Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day 20

DerbyshireAdventJoin Derbyshire County Cricket Club as we countdown to Christmas with our very own special Derbyshire Advent Calendar.

Each day in December we will open a new door on the Derbyshire digital Advent Calendar, available on our Facebook page, revealing a new surprise each day. 

We will be publishing videos and running competitions throughout the festive period as we continue our build-up to Christmas and the 2014 season, which beings with a trip to Grace Road to face Leicestershire in the LV= County Championship on Sunday 6th April.

December 20th
Today we the Derbyshire Advent Calendar we look back at paceman Tim Groenewald’s standout 2013 LV= County Championship campaign, featuring a collaboration of his best wickets.

Read more: Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day 20

Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day 19

DerbyshireAdventJoin Derbyshire County Cricket Club as we countdown to Christmas with our very own special Derbyshire Advent Calendar.

Each day in December we will open a new door on the Derbyshire digital Advent Calendar, available on our Facebook page, revealing a new surprise each day. 

We will be publishing videos and running competitions throughout the festive period as we continue our build-up to Christmas and the 2014 season, which beings with a trip to Grace Road to face Leicestershire in the LV= County Championship on Sunday 6th April.

December 19th
Today with the Derbyshire Advent Calendar we are joined by West Indies and Derbyshire batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul as he answers quick-fire questions about his Derbyshire team-mates.

Read more: Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day 19

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