News Headlines

Club's online policy endorsed by University of Derby lecturer

CricketDerbyshireCricket Derbyshire’s Six Top Tips for bringing the spirit of cricket to social media have been endorsed by Dr Zaheer Hussain, Lecturer in Psychology at the University of Derby.

Dr Hussain, who specialises in social and cyber-psychology at the University of Derby, has put his full support behind the Club’s online policy which, he believes, offers a well-balanced message for social media users.

The University of Derby lecturer has agreed to become Cricket Derbyshire’s advisor on social media moving forward.

Dr Hussain said: “It’s a pleasure to work with Cricket Derbyshire and I look forward to a flourishing working relationship.

“I believe the use of social media is a significant development in the world we live in today and shows how integrated our social interactions have become.

Read more: Club's online policy endorsed by University of Derby lecturer

Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day 11

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, running competitions and posting special promotional offers 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 11th
Today on the Derbyshire Advert Calendar we relive Shivnarine Chanderpaul’s match-winning unbeaten 87 off 70 balls against Lancashire Lightning at the County Ground in July.

Read more: Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day 11

Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day Ten

AdventCalendarJoin 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, running competitions and posting special promotional offers 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 10th
Today we open the tenth door on the Derbyshire Advert Calendar and we relive Derbyshire’s magnificent first morning down at Taunton as five wickets from Tim Groenewald and four from Tony Palladino dismissed Somerset for 103 inside 32 overs.

Read more: Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day Ten

Derbyshire launches Elite Cricket Performance model

MiddlesexCelebrationsDerbyshire County Cricket Club has announced its new cricket management structure following a recent review by the Supervisory Board.

The implementation of an elite cricket performance model is the next phase of the Club’s quest for sustainable on-field success across all three domestic competitions, combined with the desire to produce England cricketers.

All members of the existing coaching staff, including Head Coach Karl Krikken, have been invited to apply for positions within the new structure. However, the Club also intends to invite external expressions of interest in each of the roles.

The new structure comes as a result of the findings of a number of reports reviewed by the Supervisory Board on cricket operations at Derbyshire. It has already undergone a period of consultation involving the coaching team and the playing squad.

Read more: Derbyshire launches Elite Cricket Performance model

Tallent pleased with pre-season progression

JamieTallentStrength and Conditioning Coach Jamie Tallent is already seeing noticeable physical improvements in the squad as pre-season training continues to intensify prior to the Christmas break.

The squad have been back in training since the start of November working hard on both their strength and conditioning ahead of the 2014 campaign.

As well as enduring long runs around the outfield, the players have been in the gym at least five days a week all working to their own specific dedicated training schedule.  

Tallent has been pleased with the squad’s progression so far and says many players have already achieved winter and even career bests over the last month.

“Everyone’s progressing very well and it’s been a good first five weeks,” he said.

“The gym work has been constant for all the players and has got gradually got more intense as we’ve gone along.

Read more: Tallent pleased with pre-season progression

Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day Nine

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, running competitions and posting special promotional offers 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 9th
Today we open the ninth door on the Derbyshire Advert Calendar. We speak with spinner David Wainwright as he takes part in our Christmas quiz and we ask him a selection box of Christmas questions.

Read more: Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day Nine

Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day Eight

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, running competitions and posting special promotional offers 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 8th
We open the eighth door on the Derbyshire Advert Calendar. Today we go back down the years and look at the classic, excitable and somewhat comical wicket celebrations supplied by fast bowler Mark Turner. Oh, and some top deliveries too.

Read more: Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day Eight

Christmas Carol Service

ChristmasCarolServiceDarley Abbey Cricket Club, in conjunction with Derbyshire Cricket Board and Derbyshire Disabled Cricket Club, are holding a Christmas Carol Service at St. Matthew's Church this Friday, 13th December commencing at 7.30pm.

The festive service will be conducted by Derbyshire Member Bruce Ward whose son, Nathan, represents the Derbyshire Disabled XI.

Darley Abbey Cricket Club, the DCB and the Derbyshire Disabled Cricket Club would like to extend the invitation to all Derbyshire County Cricket Club Members, supporters and 1870 Business Club members.

Photograph: D Griffin Photography

Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day Seven

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, running competitions and posting special promotional offers 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 7th
Today we open the seventh door on the Derbyshire Advert Calendar as we relive Derbyshire Falcons’ nail-biting two-wicket victory against Yorkshire Vikings at Headingley Carnegie in June.

Read more: Derbyshire Advent Calendar: Day Seven

Principal Partner & Ground Sponsor

3aaa

Official Partners

Cricket Derbyshire E-Newsletter

Get the latest Derbyshire CCC news delivered exclusively direct to your inbox by registering for our E-Newsletter.

Click here to subscribe >>

Website Main Sponsor

Ticket Offers

Advance Tickets Six Pack Ticket Group Ticket Offer