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Batting all-rounder Scott Elstone joined Derbyshire at the end of the 2013 season on a summer incremental contract.
A product of the Nottinghamshire academy system, he made his first-team debut in a 40-over fixture against Scotland in August 2010, making an unbeaten 18 off 12 balls.
He hit the headlines as a substitute fielder for England in the second Test against India in 2011, taking two catches on the boundary to remove Suresh Raina and Harbhajan Singh as England charged to victory. At 21 years and 52 days, he was the youngest English substitute fielder to take a catch in England.
After his introduction in 2010, he featured in 15 domestic Twenty20 fixtures in 2011 and captained Nottinghamshire to victory in the Second Eleven Trophy, seeing them over the line with an unbeaten 69 to beat Lancashire at Liverpool. But his opportunities in the senior side were limited and he was released at the end of the 2012 season.
Elstone enjoyed a brief spell with the Unicorns in 2013, compiling a List A career-best 75 not out against Somerset. He was also a regular in Derbyshire’s 2nd XI in 2013 and his performances earned the all-rounder a summer incremental contract for 2014.
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