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DCB in Partnerhsip with Clean Hit Cricket - Coach Development Workshops

Derbyshire Cricket Board have teamed up with Clean Hit Cricket to develop and deliver a series of Coach Development workshops to support the coach network in Derbyshire.

DCB CA Clean Hit

We have developed three workshops that are aimed at coaches working in a club and/or community environment who want to continue their development as a coach. The workshops will provide opportunities to share best practice and enhance your skills and knowledge. The Workshops are suitable for current Level 2 Coaches and above or Coach Support Workers working towards a Level 2.

The workshops available are listed below:

Workshop 1 – Practical Solutions to Common Problems

This workshop explores some of the common issues encountered by coaches in clubs when working with young players. Attendees will get the chance to discuss and look at practical ways to enhance players skills into more consistent outcomes. Coaches will get the chance to bring their own thoughts to the Workshop and share ‘best practice’ as well learn about some effective and simple ways of setting up drills and practices.

Workshop 2 – Working with Spin

Coaches will look at effective ways of working with both spin bowlers and batsmen when playing against spin. The workshop will help to demystify the art and science of spin bowling as well as looking at some very practical ways of having more effective technical and tactical skills when batting against the turning ball.

Workshop 3 –    Fielding & Physicality

Here coaches will look into the importance of physicality within the world of fielding and how ‘Catch, Stop, Throw’ can become more effective with dedicated practice. Can fielders really be wicket takers in their own right and how can we make our young players more effective and engaged within the field?

Venue

Workshop

Date

Time

Cost

Booking Link

Ticknall CC

Workshop 1

6th July

6.30-8.30pm

£5.00pp

 

 Book Here

Workshop 2

17th July

6.30-8.30pm

£5.00pp

 

Matlock CC

Workshop 1

9th July

6.30-8.30pm

£5.00pp

 

Book Here

Workshop 2

30th July

6.30-8.30pm

£5.00pp

 

Spondon CC

Workshop 1

2nd July

6.30-8.30pm

£5.00pp

 

Book Here

Workshop 2

23rd July

6.30-8.30pm

£5.00pp

Workshop 3

6th August

6.30-8.30pm

£5.00pp

To book on any of the above workshops please click the relevant booking link and complete the online booking form.

For more information on any of the above workshops please contact richard.wood@dcbcricket.com

Derbyshire Women V Leicestershire & Shropshire - T20s

Derbyshire Cricket Board Womens 1st XI v Leicestershire Women & Shropshire Women

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Rolleston provided the venue for the opening weekend of the T20 campaign. Following last summer’s final weekend heartbreak Derbyshire were placed into regional Division 3 Regional group B. Visitors to the Willows ground were Leicestershire and Shropshire. Leicestershire first, toss won and the visitors were batting. An early LBW for T20 skipper Leah Kellogg (4-0-18-2) put Leics on the back foot. Georgie Harrison (4-1-22-1) bowled another tidy spell as did Kayleigh Best (3-1-14-0). Debutant Olivia Fletcher (2-0-18-1) bowled some unplayable balls whilst picking up her maiden county wicket. As the innings grew in pace Georgie removed the dangerous (and noisy) Harriet Leach thanks to a quickfire stumping from Megan Pittman for 46. Emma Thatcher 4-0-20-0) and Alice Fox (3-0-19-1) saw out the innings without further alarm with the Foxes finishing on a modest 113 for 5.

Tash Allen (15) and Lauren Tuffrey (10) started confidently before both fell to skipper Patel. Bess Heath (34 from 22 balls) and Leah Kellogg (33 not out from 30 balls) plundered 8 fours and 2 sixes leaving Kayleigh (2) unbeaten steering Derbys home with 11 balls to spare.

A positive start to the programme.

Leics then beat Shropshire in an exciting game 2, chasing 115 and looking well beaten at 37 for 5 they scrambled the winnings runs with only 2 balls to spare.

Final group game and another winning toss saw Shropshire attempt to set a target. Leah (2-0-13-0) and Georgie (4-0-10-2) again opened up with Georgie in particular bowling a superb spell. Another debutant Keeley Brodrick (4-0-35-1) found the going tough but Emma (2-0-8-1), Kayleigh (4-1-11-3) with another excellent display and Alice (4-0-15-0) keeping the score to a minimum. Good catches from Tash and two from Leah to add to her run-out gave perfect support in the field. Derbyshire needing 94 to complete the days double.

Tash (19 from 21) and Lauren, between them hitting 8 fours, in an opening stand of 51. Lauren departed with the total on 78 after an excellent 44 from 37 balls leaving an in form Bess (19 not out) and Leah (2 not out) to wrap up proceedings in just 12.2 overs.

A maximum 8 points in the bag from the opening weekend following on from 2 wins in the final county championship games sees confidence flowing back into the play. Week 2 carries a trip to Wolverhampton to face league leaders Staffs and the travelling Cumbrian team 2.

 

P

W

L

Can

Abn

NRR

Pts

Staffs

2

2

0

0

0

4.41

8

Derbys

2

2

0

0

0

1.67

8

Leics

2

1

1

0

0

-0.23

4

Cumbria

2

1

1

0

0

-1.96

4

Shrops

2

0

2

0

0

-1.36

0

Northumberland

2

0

2

0

0

-1.85

0

Clifton host Softball Festival

Sunday 10th June was the day that Clifton Cricket Club hosted the third Derbyshire Women`s Softball Festival of the summer. The positive, vibrant energy was noticeable from the start, with numerous volunteers from the club on hand to make it a special occasion. The music was on, the pitch was marked and the players began to arrive, after being handed their very own New Balance Softball kit bag and T-shirts, the ladies could not wait to get started. Unfortunately there were 2 teams that dropped out in the morning, but this was not a problem as it allowed the Clifton Ladies to have more practice and a memorable experience.

The first game started with 8 v 8, the teams were decided by Derbyshire Cricket Board representative Conor Percy. This game was full of energy as each of the ladies were enjoying the festival with music and a competitive edge. After 8 over`s a side, the ladies were ready for a glass of fizz- Immediately popping the prosecco open to toast what an excellent festival Clifton Cricket Club had organised.

Shortly after the BBQ and Prosecco the ladies were ready for another fixture, this time wanting to play against their partners and children. The second game played was `Men v Ladies’, with a competitive edge it was time for the competition of the day.

The ladies batted first and showed great signs of competiveness with celebrations, cheering and clapping with each boundary being hit. After a few wickets mid-way through the innings, the Men and Children began to cheer their female family members on which created a fantastic atmosphere at the club. With the ladies setting a total, it was down to the Men to chase the runs down with some excellent fielding and bowling performances for the Women.

On conclusion, a big thank you was made to the volunteers of Clifton CC who made a fantastic festival go ahead and a great representation of the females of Clifton who had an amazing day with plenty of cricket being played.

An amazing day had by all and we are looking forward to the next festival, sign your team up on the Derbyshire Cricket Board Website.

 

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Chevin Homes Continue to Support Cricket in Derbyshire!

Derbyshire Cricket Board (DCB) are delighted to announce that Chevin Homes will sponsor the Boys County Age Group (CAG) programme for the next two seasons. They will become the headline shirt sponsor of all of the Boys CAG squads from U10s through to U17s.

Chevin Homes Sponsor

This is the second year Chevin Homes have provided sponsorship for a DCB programme. In 2017 they sponsored the DCB Holiday programme which saw over 500 children attend fun courses over the summer, all receiving a Chevin Homes T-Shirt.

The sponsorship will allow the DCB to improve and develop the CAG programme which will ultimately provide better development opportunities to the players. There are currently over 100 talented players in the DCB CAG programme playing across 8 squads. All 8 squads currently receive coaching over the winter and a match play programme in the summer.

Chevin Homes Director, John Fearnehough commented: “It’s a great privilege for Chevin Homes to be the main sponsor of the junior Derbyshire cricket teams and to support the DCB in finding and developing local cricket talent”

Head of DCB, Richard Wood said: We are extremely grateful for the generous support of John Fearnehough, James Cokayne and Chevin Homes. James and John are both passionate about the development of cricket in Derbyshire and they clearly want to help support the development of talented young cricketers in their journey through the County Age Group programme. One of our strategic aims is to provide a player pathway that gives players the opportunity to be the best they can be. I am confident that with the support of Chevin Homes we can move a long way towards achieving this over the next two years.

Chevin Homes

For more information about Chevin Homes please visit www.chevinhomes.com

If you would like to show your support and watch some CAG cricket this summer, all fixtures can be found here http://derbyshirecb.play-cricket.com/website/web_pages/180987

Derbyshire U15 Girls v Cumbria U15 Girls

Derbyshire U15 Girls (232-5) beat Cumbria U15 Girls (57 All Out)

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A glorious May Day welcomed the start of the under 15 girl’s season at the superbly set Wirksworth ground. Our visitors from the north, Cumbria, decided to make the most of seeing the sun and opted to field first. Derbyshire started positively with Lara Shaw (19) and Katie Januszewska (22) in particular playing some powerful shots. Derbyshire  quickly  moved to 55-2 before , Alice Harwood (55), on her home ground came to the crease, later she was joined by  Suzie Ljubojevic (61*)  and they  put on a superb 93 for the 5th wicket. Both scored Maiden County 50’s and it was a delight for the crowd to see the potential of both girls being realised with a string of shots around the ground. Derbyshire finished on 233-5 with Grace Fishleigh adding a quick-fire unbeaten 19 at the end.

Chasing 232 was always going to be tough,  but Cumbria’s openers made a bright start putting 44 on before Grace (2-8) struck with the ball as first change bowler. Backed up by some good fielding and accurate bowling from Jess Thatcher and Eden Collier Derbyshire began to stop the Cumbrian progress and then Charlotte Thompson was introduced and claimed a magnificent 3 for 0 with her leg breaks. The captain Keeley Brodrick (1-16) wrapped up the final wicket with Cumbria on 57 and Derbyshire had won by 175 runs. The team spirit from all 12 was excellent and with several players producing hugely improved performances, there are good signs of a successful season ahead.

 

ICC Cricket World Cup 2019 - Calling All Volunteers!!

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The ICC Cricket World Cup is coming to Engalnd and Wales, 30th May - 14th July 2019. If you would lilke to be a part of it and join the World Cup Cricketeers to Volunteer, please click here to apply!!

Derbyshire Women V Sussex & Essex

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Record breaking Bank holiday temperatures greeted the players in Brighton for the opening weekend. A relegated Sussex boasting world cup winners, internationals and academy players would prove a difficult challenge. New skipper Kayleigh Best and debutant Natasha Allen replacing the retired Charlotte Horton and Durham bound Rachel Hopkins. Having won the toss Sussex chose to bat first. Danni Wyatt (19) and Georgia Adams (106) opened confidently, both being dropped early in their innings. Wyatt eventually falling to a Sarah Glenn catch off Alice Dyson (8-0-50-1). Opener Leah Kellogg (7-0-53-0) bowled with good pace as Sarah Taylor (58) showed her skills at the crease. Amy Lacey (5-0-24-0), Sarah Glenn (7-0-42-0) Lucy Yates (5-0-32-0) all bowled with little support in the field as 6 catches went down. Kayleigh Best (10-0-68-4) provided the breakthrough with the first ball of her spell removing Taylor. Another international arriving at the crease (Georgia Elwiss 16) became Georgie Harrisons (8-0-43-2) first victim thanks to a good catch behind by an impressive Bess Heath. With the scoreboard ticking over at 6 an over another Georgie Harrison wicket and 2 more from the skipper, one thanks to a smart Lauren Tuffrey catch saw the innings end at 316 for 7.

If the chase wasn’t daunting enough Derbys got off to the worst start possible, Megan Pittman (0) falling to an unplayable first ball from the impressive Freya Davies (10-6-10-6). With Lauren (1), Sarah (4), Kayleigh (2) and Bess (0) all falling early the scoreboard at 17 for 5 and still 300 required, looked gloomy. Alice (27) and Leah (15) took the score to 47 but as wickets continued to fall Tash Allen (3) Lucy (0) and Georgie (3) left Amy unbeaten on 3, 65 all out. A lesson from a team playing in the wrong division was given out. In front of England manager Mark Robinson the game proved very one sided but to watch and compete against the very best the womens game has to offer should provide some inspiration.

Derbyshire Cricket Board Womens 1st XI v Essex Womens 1st XI

Straight into the cars and an 80 mile commute from Brighton to Southend on Sea to prepare for Essex. The impressive Garon Park hosted the fixture. With Megan Pittman travelling back to Durham University and Emma Thatcher coming into the side another hot and sunny morning would ensure a second blistering day in the field. Winning the toss meant Kayleigh put Essex into bat. Leah Kellogg (5-2-7-0) and Alice Dyson (10-0-41-3) taking the new ball. Lucy Yates (4-0-16-1) and Amy Lacy (7-1-18-0) provided the back up as Essex toiled at 48 for 4. 5th & 6th wicket partnerships took the score to 118 for 6 but with 4 magnificent catches from Bess and 3 Run outs Essex stumbled to 130 for 9. A spirited final wicket partnership of 13 from the final 3 overs proved frustrating as the innings closed on 143 for 9.

Lauren Tuffrey (4) and Tash Allen (10) opened but Laurens early departure meant some early caution as Sarah Glenn joined Tash. The score advanced to 35 for 3 as Tash and Bess (0) fell in quick succession. Alice (28) and Sarah then took Derbys to 116 as Sarah hammered the ball to all corners. As Alice fell chasing a wide delivery Leah (5) partnered Sarah to within 13 of victory. However, just as a victory looked the only possible outcome the team capitulated, firstly Leah then Lucy (0), Sarah for a magnificent 72 that included a towering 6, Emma (0) and the runner assisted Kayleigh (2) thanks to a farcical run out and Amy (0) falling first ball all went quickly leaving the score at 139 all out. Derbyshire condemning themselves to defeat, a single hit from winning a game they looked like winning for 90 of the 93 overs played. A long and silent journey home for the players who, but for a couple over the weekend, all need to take a good look at the way they failed in Southend. With more difficult away fixtures in Devon and Wales to come the players need to knuckle down and show more resilience. That final Essex batting partnership and a crumbling confidence with the bat, proving decisive.

DCB May Half Term Cricket Coaching

May Half Term 2018

 

Following on from the success of our Easter Courses we will be running a two day Kwik Cricket Camp and a two day Hardball Camp at Denby Cricket Club during May Half Term.

To book on either course please click on the relvant link below:

Course 

Dates

Time

Age

Booking Link

Kwik Cricket Camp

Tuesday 29th May & Wednesday 30th May

9.00-3.00pm

Age 5-8

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/sgqpyg

Hardball Cricket Camp

Thursday 31st May & Friday 1st June

9.00-3.00pm

Age 9-12

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/mgqpy5

Women's Softball Festivals 2018

The Derbyshire Cricket Board has organised a number of Women’s Softball Festivals across the County in 2018.

Derbyshire Soft Ball Cricket Poster

SOFTBALL CRICKET FESTIVALS – WHAT'S IT ALL ABOUT???

There’s a clue in the name, Festivals are all about celebration, a Women’s Soft Ball Cricket Festival is no different, it’s all about getting together to enjoy the game.

The softer ball means no pads and gloves, the colourful bats are perfect for smashing boundaries with, and it all leaves you with pure cricketing fun: bowl, bat, catch, and laugh.

You don’t need to have any previous experience of playing Cricket; so can you, your club, a group of friends, mothers, daughters, sisters or grandmothers get a Team together (8 players) and come along and participate???

Please come along and enjoy it all so don’t delay, book now.

See the links below; these are live and ready to accept bookings for each festival:

Date

Venue

Times

Booking Link

13th May

Elvaston CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/ggq9b7

3rd June

Langley Mill CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/sgq9bj

10th June

Clifton CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/fgq9bm

24th June

Darley Dale CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/zgq9b8

1st July

St Anselms School

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/7gq9b8

15th July

Whitwell CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/7gq9bk

29th July

Shipley Hall CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/xgq9bl

5th Aug

Belper Ams CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/8gq9bl

12th Aug

Coal Aston CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/0gq9bx

26th Aug

Charlesworth and Chisworth CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/vgq9b0

26th Aug

Elvaston CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/2gq9bp

9th Sept

Duffield CC

10.00 till 14.30

http://booking.ecb.co.uk/d/0gq9b1

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