With traditional Afternoon Tea a highly popular and quintessentially English pastime, The County Ground will be the place to be to enjoy high quality mid afternoon refreshments in 2012, delivered by our renowned caterers, Jenkinsons, and dedicated Derbyshire staff.
As the cricket season draws ever closer, the club is encouraging Members to help maximise support for Karl Krikken’s men on the opening match of the LV=County Championship.
Derbyshire is giving members the opportunity to bring an unlimited number of family and friends to Day Two of the opening match against Northants - absolutely FREE.
All Derbyshire 2011 clothing from replica shirts, tracksuits, fleeces and t-shirts are available in a variety of sizes and priced at just £6.
The principles of the Morgan Review, which included a wide variety of recommendations and proposals, including basing domestic scheduling on an ‘appointment to view’, were today approved by the ECB Board.
Giles Clarke, ECB Chairman commented: “Cricket has a unique opportunity to capitalise on its enviable financial strength from recently secured long term commercial partnerships.
Ross reveals his cricketing roots, talks about how the Academy has benefited him and about his aspirations for the future.
Whiteley enjoyed a breakthrough season in 2011 scoring two first-class centuries and entertaining the crowds with a succession of powerful cameos during the Friends Life t20 competition.
January and February may not be traditionally associated with cricket in England, but that hasn’t stopped interest shown by the club’s supporters, with Derbyshire’s official site setting back-to-back records for unique visitors.
In fact, both months have shown an increase of over 1,500 unique visitors on the corresponding months in 2011 - January alone saw over 11,500 visitors to the site - as preparations and anticipation for the 2012 campaign continue to intensify.
Having initiated in March 2006, derbyshireccc.com has established itself as a fundamental aspect of Derbyshire’s ability to engage and inform supporters of the club and has steadily gained in popularity, with December 2011 seeing monthly visitor figures almost double from those of 2006.
Derbyshire’s cricketers are less than two weeks away from embarking on their third pre-season tour of Barbados.
The Falcons will play matches versus Leicestershire and Yorkshire, plus a Twenty20 tournament at the Kensington Oval, as they step up their preparations for the 2012 season.
Arriving in the Caribbean on Friday 16th March, the Falcons will practice for two days before facing Leicestershire in a 40-over match at Carlton on Monday 19th March.
South African born Madsen has now been with the club for three seasons after moving to England in 2009 and he has been one of the Falcons’ most consistent performers. He now he faces a new challenge as leader of a young but ambitious Derbyshire outfit.
Derbyshire will play three days of pre-season cricket at the County Ground in the build up to the 2012 campaign.
Yorkshire Carnegie are the visitors for a 40-over fixture on Saturday 31st March followed by a two day fixture versus Warwickshire Bears on Sunday 1st and Monday 2nd April.
The start time of these matches is to be confirmed. Entry is free for all supporters.
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