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Great Drama in the Women’s Softball League 2019!!

Great Drama in the Women’s Softball League 2019!!

On Tuesday the 23rd of July we had the final round of our first ever Women’s Softball League! There were 5 rounds of fixtures in 5 weeks at 5 different grounds. Which included games at Long Eaton, Shipley Hall, Denby, Duffield and the final round was held at Belper Amateurs.

The league got off to a rough start with 2 rained off rounds of fixtures that were subsequently re-arranged for later dates. We eventually got going on yet another rainy day at Long Eaton, but all the players were very keen to play, so we got the games on!

Thankfully all the other fixtures went ahead without any rain and each week we had some really close and well fought matches. Going into the final week, there were 3 teams tied at the top of the table, Duffield, Shipley Hall and Belper Amateurs.

It was a very hot evening for the final round of fixture at Belper Amateurs, perfect for cricket. There were 3 matches to start the evening which included must win games for Duffield (vs Ilkeston Rutland) and Belper Amateurs (vs Denby). The match on pitch 3 was between Long Eaton and Belper Meadows. Surprisingly, all 3 games were extremely close, with only a few runs separating the team on all 3 pitches. Both Belper Amateurs and Meadows as well as Duffield were victorious. Meaning that Belper Amateurs and Duffield set the pace at the top of the league. Shipley Hall however, still had a game to play.

The 2nd lot of matches on the night involved Long Eaton vs Denby, both sides looking for their first wins of the campaign and a crunch match between Shipley Hall and Belper Meadows. Shipley were looking to join Duffield and Amateurs on 15 points at the top of the table. Belper Meadows were looking to finish with a win and end up 2nd in the table.

On pitch 2 Long Eaton overcame a competitive Denby side to get their first win in the league. On pitch 1, Shipley set Meadows 74 to win, which they managed to chase down in the final pair! This meant Shipley were unable to reach the 15 point mark! This is how the table looked after all the games had been played…….

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It was decided that Duffield and Belper Amateurs would have a ‘Super Over’ to decide the winner of the league! Just like in the World Cup Final!

Duffield won the toss and elected to bowl first. Belper Amateurs posted 24 from their over, a competitive score. Duffield ran very well and hit a couple of boundaries in the first 5 balls which left them with 5 to win off the last ball! Up stepped Sonja Ljubojevic, she hit a 6 over the hedge towards the pavilion!!! What a way to win the super and with it, the league for Duffield!!

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A huge thanks to all clubs who took part, we hope you all enjoyed it, thanks to all the clubs who hosted a round of fixtures and put on some food and drink for the players. Finally, thanks to all the team organisers who worked tirelessly to ensure they got a team of 8 players out each week!

Congratulations again to Duffield on winning the league! We hope to see some of you at our festivals later on in the summer!

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Woody's Round Up 22nd - 28th July 2019!!!

Woody's Round Up 22nd - 28th July 2019!!!

 This week saw 18 games played across the Player Pathway across all age groups, some women's softball league action, and lots more! We have also highlighted some major events that happen within club cricket across Derbyshire this week too!

Pathway Update

The U14 Boys attended the Ampleforth festival this week, winning 3 games. The U11 Boys, U13 Girls, and U11 Girls all won some games this week as well, taking the win tally for the week up to 7!! Some figures are shown below;

  • U14 Boys (129-9) v Huntingdonshire U14 Boys (130-5) – Aaron Brown (49*) Muhammed Yusaf Bin Naeem (32) Alex Ward (21*), Louis Morris (2-19) Ben Slater (2-18) Tom Wanford (1-13)
  • U15 Girls (106 all out) v Cumbria U15 Girls (121-9) – Jodie Walsh (4-16) Sophia Humphreys (3-14) Lara Shaw (1-9), Jess Smithurst (14) Katie Januszewska (13)
  • U14 Boys (115-4) v Cleveland School U14 Boys (114-6)
  • U10 Boys (80 all out) v Staffordshire U10 Boys (127-8) – Daniel Smithurst (2-9) Darashun Atwal (1-8) William Ball (1-8), James Jordinson (31) Harry Smith (22)
  • U17 Boys (172 all out & 356-8) v Yorkshire U17 Boys (383-8 dec) – Mitchell Wagstaff (32) Jimmy Lawton (29*) William Hobson (22 & 67) Harry Bennett (71) Owen Randall (43*) Jonny Lawrence (46*), William Hobson (3-82) Charlie Wilson (2-44) Jonny Lawrence (2-52)
  • U14 Boys (125 all out) v Jersey U14 Boys (126-2) – Alfie Bell (21) Tom Kent-Smith (21) Tom Wanford (20*), Alex Ward (1-19) Joshua Banks (1-29)
  • U11 Boys (276-3) v Herefordshire U11 Boys (100 all out)
  • U15 Boys (194-7) v Yorkshire U15 Boys (196-5) – Kieran Pell (90*) Archie Harrison (27) Ben Halliday (20), Fred Chell (2-33) Ben Halliday (1-26) Reece Johnson (1-28)
  • U13 Girls (108-8) v Shropshire U13 Girls (109-1) – Harriet Parkin (31) Izzy Sheridan (30) Jess Smithurst (13), Zaara Farhan (1-11) Beth Sheridan (0-5)
  • U17 Girls (89-5) v Northumberland U17 Girls (104-7) – Molly Dytham (2-16) Sophie Hoyes (2-21) Mariam Khizer (1-11), Lara Shaw (24)
  • U14 Boys (91 all out) v Cambridgeshire U14 Boys (191-5) – Aiden Brodrick (2-14) Max Tolley (1-34) Ben Slater (1-44), Aaron Brown (27) Aiden Brodrick (11)
  • U13 Girls (78-2) v Shropshire U13 Girls (76 all out) – Harriet Parkin (3-3) Jess Smithurst (2-8) Scarlette Swannick (1-12) Alex Owens (1-13), Izzy Sheridan (32*) Harriet Parkin (21) Zaara Farhan (6*)

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  • U17 Girls (82 all out) v Northumberland U17 Girls (83-6) – Lara Shaw (24) Sophie Hoyes (15) Lucy Yates (12), Molly Dytham (2-15) Julia Draycott (1-19)
  • U11 Girls (84-5) v Shropshire U11 Girls (59 all out) – Erynn Crosby (27) Gemma Pryzbylko (23), Isla Batchford (4-9) Erynn Crosby (2-7) Gemma Pryzbylko (2-3)
  • U11 Girls (98-5) v Shropshire U11 Girls (101-3) – Amelie Clarkson (1-10) Poppy Phillips (1-11) Holly Reeves (1-11), Erynn Crosby (28) Maria Andrews (25*)
  • U14 Boys (150-3) v South Yorkshire Schools Cricket Association U14 (147-8) – Caleb Winfield (2-8) Joshua Banks (2-18), Aiden Brodrick (55) Matt Myers (40) Tom Kent-Smith (20*)
  • U11 Boys (163-9) v Northamptonshire U11 Boys (136 all out) – Charlie Dawson (65) Danny Houghton (20) Josh Dent (14), Zak Kelly (4-18) George Siddall (2-23)
  • U14 Boys (166-5) v Cumbria U14 Boys (165 all out) – Jake Else (59) Louis Morris (34) Alfie Bell (31*), Aiden Brodrick (3-15) Tom Kent-Smith (2-12) Matt Myers (2-8)

Club Update

Wednesday the 24th July saw Spondon CC 2XI host Belper Amateurs in the Butterley Cup T20 Final. Spodon won the toss and elected to bat first, posting a very competitive 179-6 off of their 20 overs. Matthew White (54*), Paul Edwards (42) and Isaac Harrison (36) were the top scorers for Spondon, with Ben Drane (2-26), Jake Kington (1-22) and Paul Spencer (1-24) were the pick of the bowlers for Belper Amateurs.  

Belper Amateurs ended up being bowled out for 100 after 17.2 overs by a strong bowling attack from Spondon. Billy Deeming top scored with 34 with others struggling around him. The pick of the bowlers was Matthew Hind who took 4-11, being backed up well by Matthew White (2-18) and Isaac Scotton (2-19). Spondon lifted the cup in the end, Well Done to all involved!!

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ECB Premier Divison Figures for Saturday 27thJuly

  • This week saw only 1 game going ahead with Ockbrook & Borrowash CC hosting Ticknall. Ticknall won by 55 runs. Some highlights are shown below;
    • Batting – Tom Wood (106* for Ticknall), Rahib Ali (37 for Ockbrook)
    • Bowling – Waseem Fazal (3-29 for Ticknall), Tom Wood (3-29 for Ticknall) Oscar Gaunt (2-25 for Ockbrook)

Women's Softball Update

The final round of the women's softball league took place this Tuesday at Belper Amateurs CC. It was a tight finish to the league, with a super over being used to determine the winner!! Check out our article to find out what happened and who was the winner of the League after the 5 weeks of games.

Check it out here: http://www.dcbcricket.com/news/981-great-drama-in-the-women-s-softball-league-2019

All Stars and Community Update 

Our summer holiday camps started this week at Duffiled CC and Darley Dale CC. Lots of fun was had in the sun at both centres this week and lots of cricket was played!!

Our very own Tom Coxhead completed the T20 Walkathon this week dressed as the All Stars mascot Twinkle. He finished in 7 hours and 31 minutes!!

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Woody's Round Up 15th - 21st July 2019!!!

Woody's Round Up 15th - 21st July 2019!!!

This week saw 7 games played across the Player Pathway across all age groups, some women's softball festival action, and lots more! We have also highlighted some major events that happen within club cricket across Derbyshire this week too!

Pathway Update

The pathway saw no wins this week but the U17 Boys managed a draw against Durham and the U17 Girls had fun at the Malvern Festival. Some figures from the week are shown below;

  • U17 Girls (42 all out) v Kent U17 Girls (256-4) – Imogen Cooper (2-31) Suzie Ljubojevic (1-27) Deborah Banks (1-25), Alicia Shaw (10) Caitlin Mason (7)
  • U17 Girls (106-4) v Norfolk U17 Girls (108-8) – Deborah Banks (2-9) Eden Collier (2-23), Charlotte Peacock (34*) Katie Janvsowski (15*) Imogen Cooper (14)

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  • U17 Girls (112-7) v Cheshire U17 Girls (159-6) – Eden Collier (2-26) Grace Fishleigh (2-28), Suzie Ljubojevic (29*) Eden Collier (25*)
  • U17 Girls (113 all out) v Essex U17 Girls (213-8) – Keeley Brodrick (2-45) Molly Dytham (1-12) Eden Collier (1-18), Alicia Shaw (21) Katie Janvsowski (18) Eden Collier (17)

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  • U17 Boys (415-9 dec) v Durham U17 Boys (336-6 dec & 298-8 dec) – Oscar Gaunt (3-52) Jonny Lawrence (2-55) Harry Bennett (1-48 & 3-50) Josh Lacey (3-49), Nafis Shaikh (149) Jack Hall (87) Josh Lacey (41)
  • U11 Boys (144-8) v Worcestershire U11 Boys (143-3) – Matthew Mason (1-17) Logan Green (1-20) Harry William Hurst (1-33), Danny Houghton (64) Edward Cokayne (25) Ishan Nadeen (21)
  • U10 Boys (59 all out) v Staffordshire U10 Boys (60-1) – Fergus Hayles (17) Dougie Walkden (7*), Charlie Murfin (1-8) Dougie Walkden (0-5)

Club Update

  • On the 18th Selston CC U15 played against Clifton CC U15 in the Cup Final at Denby CC. Clifton set 61 for Selston to chase in the 20 over game, Paddy Welsh top scored with 21. There were some good bowling performaces from Selston, one of these being Charlotte Basdell who took 5-16. Selston CC knocked off the runs with 4 balls to spare making them winners of the final. Daniel Truswell top scored with 21, and Billy Higton of Clifton CC finished with figures of 3-16. Well done to both teams for a great display of cricket!

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  • ECB Premier Divison Figures for Saturday 20thJuly
    • Batting – Paul Borrington (108* for Ticknall), Joe Ashdown (85* for Spondon), Jack Moran (83* for Clifton), Andrew Noakes (66 for Dunstall), Callum Brodrick (63* for Swarkestone), Peter Burgoyne (57 for Denby), Tom Bullimore (52 for Eckington)
    • Bowling – Jack Richardson (4-30 for Denby), Oliver Roberts (4-34 for Dunstall) Imraan Manack (4-41 for Eckington)

Women’s Softball Update

  • The 5th womens softball festival of the year took place at Coal Aston CC this week. There were 6 teams on the day made up of; 3 teams from Coal Aston CC, Langley Mill CC, Matlock CC, and the Rootettes from Sheffield Collegiate CC.

All Stars and Community Update

  • Many schools and clubs enjoyed the Chesterfield Cricket Festival at Queens Park where they were able to watch Derbyshire 1st XI take on Northamptonshire and then the Falcons first t20 game of the year against Yorkshire Vikings. All Stars Cricketers and Children from Chesterfield CC, Hasland Junior School, Walton Holymoorside, Spire Juniors, and St Mary’s Primary School had fun in the sun and watched some great cricket!!

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  • Chance to shine Street Competition took place at Willows. More information about this can be found in the article linked below;


Chance to Shine Street Competition @ Willows 15th July!!

Monday 15th July ­ - Chance to Shine Street Competition @ Willows

On Monday 6 teams from across Derby City took part in a Chance to Shine Street competition, the teams were from Dale Primary school, St. James, Arboretum and Hardwick primary. It was a great afternoon with lots of competitive games of tape ball cricket. All the boys had lots of fun! Each team played 4 games each with Dale winning 3 matches out of 4 to finish with a total of 10 points. This was also the case with St. James team 1, Hardwick and St. James 2!!

So it came down a 4 way tie, the rules then said that the team who socred the most runs throughout the afternoon would be the winner!

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So in first place were Hardwick with 155 runs overall, in second place was Dale with 143 runs, in 3rd place with 139 was St. James 1St and in 4th with 135 runs was St. James 2nd.

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Woody's Round Up 8th - 14th July 2019!!!

Woody's Round Up 8th - 14th July 2019!!

This week saw 13 games played across the Player Pathway across all age groups, some women's softball league action, and some more all stars centres visited. We have also highlighted some major events that happen within club cricket across Derbyshire this week too!

Player Pathway Update

The pathway saw 2 wins this week by the U12 Girls Development and a draw for the U17 Boys. Some figures from the week are shown below;

  • U14 Boys (247-8) v Cumbria U14 Boys (252-8) – Ben Slater (5-45) Tom Kent-Smith (2-32), Aaron Brown (86*) Matt Myers (42)
  • U17 Boys (155 all out & 372-7) v Lancashire U17 Boys (409-6 dec) – Charlie Wilson (3-63) Jimmy Lawton (1-33) Tom Bacon (1-57), Josh Lacey (55 and 172) Harry Bennett (62)
  • U17 Girls (136 all out) v Nottinghamshire U17 Girls (200-4) – Sophie Hoyes (1-13) Julia Draycott (1-22), Imogen Cooper (45) Lucy Yates (26)
  • U10 Boys (66 all out) v Nottinghamshire U10 Boys Development (117-5) – Lewis Dent (1-7) Darashun Atwal (1-7) Finlay Sharpe (1-14) Theo Brown (1-14), Theo Brown (18)
  • U12 Girls Development (83-4) v Nottinghamshire U12 Girls (26 all out) – Erynn Crosby (34), Isla Batchford (3-5) Erynn Crosby (2-1) Sophia McCollum (2-2) Imogen Batchford (2-5)

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  • U11 Girls (87-5) v Worcestershire U11 Girls (88-5) – Maria Andrews (18) Kady Fuller (11) Gemma Pryzbylko (11), Abi Jordan (1-3) Freya Tomlinson (1-6) Aimee Thomas (1-9)
  • U12 Girls Development (77-5) v Worcestershire U11 Girls (78-5) – Tilly Hosein (23*), Heidi Marriot (3-19) Sophia McCollum (1-7) Ayva Fearn (1-12)
  • U11 Girls (75-5) v Nottinghamshire U12 Girls (84-3) – Aimee Thomas (2-4), Gemma Pryzbylko (24) Abi Jordan (10)
  • U11 Girls (62 all out) v U12 Girls Development (72-4) – Imogen Batchford (13*) Heidi Donald (13*) Abi Jordan (1-9) Kady Fuller (1-6), Hollie Mayfield (5) Erynn Crosby (2-7) Holly Reeves (2-7)

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  • U14 Boys (60 all out) v Lancashire U14 Boys (136 all out) – Ben Slater (3-21) Alex Ward (2-15) Matt Myers (2-27), Aiden Brodrick (16) Matt Myers (14)
  • U15 Boys (223-9) v Nottinghamshire U15 Boys (228-9) – Fred Chell (5-52) Ben Halliday (2-40), Marcus Hayes (52) Archie Harrison (43) Ben Halliday (36)
  • U13 Girls (99 all out) v Cheshire U13 Girls (102-4) – Harriet Parkin (20) Izzy Sheridan (14) Zaara Farhan (12*), Scarlette Swannick (1-7) Beth Sheriden (1-8) Zaara Farhan (1-10) Elizabeth Brown (1-13)
  • U11 Boys (136 all out) v Staffordshire U11 Boys (221-6) – George Siddall (2-26) Reuben Goutorbe (2-35) Nikhil Davies (1-31), Josh Dent (72) Ishan Nadeen (26)

Club Update

The U15 National Cup Derbyshire Final took place at Denby CC between Ticknall CC and Long Eaton CC. After an exciting game, Long Eaton CC were crowned champions with 5 balls to spare!

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On Saturday 13th Joanna Amps of Denby CC became the first female player to score 100 runs in the Derbyshire league in the Denby 5XI win against Ilkeston Rutland CC!! Congratulations from everyone at the board go to Joanna on this amazing achievement!

ECB Premier Divison Figures for Saturday 13thJuly

  • Batting – Luke Thomas (89 for Swarkestone), Tom Bullimore (89 for Eckington), Peter Burgoyne (64 for Denby), Mykylo Bird (58 for Ockbrook and Borrowash) Shane Williams (54 for Alvaston & Boulton), Ben Bullimore (51 for Clifton), James Rigg (50* for Spondon)
  • Bowling – Tom Lawson (5-55 for Clifton) William Hobson (4-20 for Ticknall), Ahmed Raza (4-32 for Alvaston & Boulton), Gareth Young (4-34 for Ockbrook and Borrowash), Andrew Parkin-Coates (4-38 for Chesterfield), Tom Williams (4-43 for Spondon), Chris Windmill (4-57 for Spondon)

Women's Softball Update

Round 3 of the women's softball league took place at Denby CC. Some great weather and excellent cricket played, well done everyone!!

All-Stars Update

We visited several clubs this week to check in on how their all stars sessions are going, including; Eckington CC, Chapel CC, and Buxworth CC! Keep up the good work!!

Community Update

We attended the Derbyshire School Games at Mount St Marys School. There were mixed, girls and cricketplus competitions taking place throughout the day with some excellent cricket being played by all!

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The Journey of Cricket programme saw Dale Primary and The Village Primary School visit the County ground. They managed to make full use of the facilities available to them, having some fun on the outfield and spending some time in the home changing room!

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DCB Reward & Recognition Programme 2019!!

DCB Reward & Recognition Programme 2019

Clubs are now able to make nominations for the Derbyshire Cricket Board Reward & Recognition (R & R) Programme.

The programme comprises the NatWest OSCA’s (Outstanding Service to Cricket Awards), the DCB Groundsmanship Award, All Stars Awards & Coach Awards.

Awards are done on a County basis and clubs located outside Derbyshire should link into their own county awards.

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The six NatWest OSCAs nomination categories for 2019 are as follows:

Heartbeat of the Club –  I’m convinced that every club in Derbyshire has someone in this category (and probably more than one!!)

The special volunteer that your club simply couldn’t do without, often the roles they carry out are behind the scenes.

They often undertake a number of different roles, and are always there to lend a hand. 

Lifetime Achiever – Recreational cricket is dependent upon the dedication of volunteers who have put a lifetime of devoted service to the game.

They are that special person who has made an outstanding difference to their cricket club, community, league or board over many years.

Young Volunteer – As I travel around Derbyshire I never cease to be amazed at the number of young volunteers involved in volunteering, please recognise them.

This award is designed to highlight and show the fantastic contribution that young volunteers can make within the game.

Note: there are two awards in this category one for age group 14 to 18 and one for age group 19 to 25.

The Most Inspiring & Diverse Cricket Offer – A new award for this year designed to recognise the huge range of diversity in the game.

This award is designed to highlight a club, league or community organisation that offers member led products, programmes and events that encourage participation from all members of their community. 

Innovation and pushing the boundaries are to be rewarded here and we want to recognise growth within the game.

Pro-Active Leadership in Cricket – Another new award to recognise the importance of leadership in the changing landscape of cricket.

This award is designed to highlight and show the essential contribution that proactive leadership can make within the Club, Leagues, Officiating, Community or County Organisation's. 

We want to recognise those individuals who are providing vision and direction in growing the game and reaching into new markets.


In addition nominations are also welcomed for groundsmen.

Groundsmanship –

Is for those who have made a difference to the cause and development of groundsmanship in the County and/ or at their club.

The nomination can be for someone who has given long service or someone who has made a real difference in a short period of time.


Further information in the various categories is included on the nomination form.

There is no doubt in my mind that volunteers sit at the very heart of the game, in simple terms the grass roots game could not survive without their efforts.

The aim of the DCB R & R programme is to recognise and reward the amazing contribution they make to cricket in Derbyshire.

To make a nomination please complete the attached nomination form and return by email to mick.glenn@dcbcricket.com

DCB Reward and Recognition Nomination Form 2019

The R & R programme provides an ideal opportunity for saying thank you to our volunteers for the incredible work they do so please get those nominations in.

I’d particularly encourage you to consider those who have not been nominated previously.

The timeline for this is quite tight and so I am asking for nominations to be with me as soon as possible and by  at the latest.

Any questions please get in touch.

Marcus Hayes has Dream Debut in the Prem!!!

Marcus Hayes has Dream Debut!!!

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Derbyshire U15's and Mini Academy player, Marcus Hayes, made his debut for Chesterfield CC 1st XI in the Premier League on Saturday. As debuts go, it was a dream start for him as he finished with excellent figures of 5-55 off his 10 overs, after coming on as second change. This helped to secure a win against Swarkestone 1st XI, keeping Chesterfield CC in the running for top spot in the League. 

This outstanding performance from Marcus gives him the title of the youngest player to take 5 wickets for Chesterfield in the top flight! Huge Congratulations to Marcus from everybody here at the DCB, keep up the good work!

More can be read here: https://www.derbyshiretimes.co.uk/sport/fifteen-year-old-takes-five-wickets-on-dream-debut-for-chesterfield-1-9863840

Woody's Round Up 1st - 7th July 2019!!

Woody's Round Up 1st - 7th July 2019!!

This week saw 4 games played across the Player Pathway across all age groups, some women's softball league action, and some more all stars centres visited. We have also highlighted some major events that happen within club cricket across Derbyshire this week too!

Player Pathway Update

The pathway saw 1 win this week by the U12 Boys and an entertaining day for the U13 Girls intracounty event. Some figures from the week are shown below;

  • U13 Girls Intracounty – Ophelia Wenham (30*) Otilie McCahill (30*) Harriet Parkin (20), Caitlyn Mitchell (2-5 and 1-0) Poppy Walker (1-1) Harriet Parkin (2-8) Millie Taylor (1-1)

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  • U14 Boys (244 all out) v Cheshire U14 (245-6) – Matt Myers (79) Alex Ward (40), Tom Kent-Smith (3-45)
  • U12 Boys (86 all out) v Staffordshire U12 (87-7) – Charlie Murfin (35*) Alfie Joy (19), Harry Moore (4-22)
  • U12 Boys (189-6) v Lincolnshire U12 (43 all out) – Harry Moore (77) Jake Cherry (37), Bailey Chapman (4-19) Tom Cope (3-8)

Club Update

  • U12 Finals Day took place at Trent College between Trent College and West Park School. Trent College went on to win the final, adding onto the long list of success that they have had this year.
  • Mickleover CC and Ticknall CC faced each other in the National U13 Cup Final at Denby CC on Thursday Evening. With a very disciplined bowling attack from Ticknall meant that Mickleover finished on 33 all out off 16.3 overs, aiding Ticknall to a win!

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  • On Saturday, Derbyshire Womens own, Lauren Tuffrey, became the first female to captain a Senior side at Chesterfield CC. She took charge of the 3rd XI in their game against Sheffield Centralians 2nd XI. In the same game, Derbyshire U15 girls, Jodie Walsh and Grace Fishleigh made their senior cricket debuts. Girl Power!

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  • Marcus Hayes of the Derbyshire U15 Boys and the Mini Academy, made his debut for the Chesterfield 1st XI against Swarkestone 1st XI in the Premier League. He finished with figures of 5-55 off his 10 overs!
  • ECB Premier Divison Figures for Saturday 6th July
    • Batting – Ben Wright (85* for Elvaston) Michael Mitchell (64* for Spondon) Andrew Parkin-Coates (63* for Chesterfield) Joss Morgan (58 for Ticknall) Tom Wood (51 for Ticknall) Ahmad Zazai (50* for Alvaston & Boulton)
    • Bowling – Adam Wheatcroft (7-45 for Alvaston & Boulton) Joshua Lacey (6-29 for Ockbrook & Borrowash) Matthew Newbold (5-21 for Sandiacre) Marcus Hayes (5-55 for Chesterfield)

Women's Softball Update

Shipley Hall CC hosted the women’s softball evening league this week with 3 games going on at once. This saw teams from Shipley Hall, Ilkeston, Belper Meadows, Long Eaton, Belper Amateurs, Duffield, and Denby competing against each other.

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All Stars Update

All stars is in full swing at many clubs around Derbyshire, and we visited Sawley and Long Eaton CC, Mickleover CC, and Ashover CC this week! Good to see all children and parents getting involved.

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Community Update

Dale Primary came to the Patton Air County Ground for the launch of our Journey of Cricket programme. They started off designing a school flag linked to the Cricket World Cup, followed by a Q&A session with Alex Hughes from the DCCC First XI.

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Womens Softball Festival - Long Eaton CC!!

Womens Softball Festival - Long Eaton CC!!

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The Fourth Womens Softball Festival of the summer took place at Long Eaton CC on Sunday 30th June. For all Women over the age of 18 were offered Prosecco and Pimms throughout the day. To go with the drinks, there was lots of food available and a BBQ to really bring the summer spirit out of everyone.

Long Eaton, Belper Meadows, Keyworth, and Matlock were the 4 teams there throughout the day and played some excellent cricket in the glorious sunshine! All teams played 4 games each and it was good to see everyone winning at least 1 of their games. And as always it was great to see everyone having fun all day!

A big thankyou goes out to Long Eaton CC for hosting and looking after all on the day, you all did a great job!

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