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Pre-Match Pack: Yorkshire

Saturday 20th August 2022
Photography by: David Griffin

Derbyshire have named an 13-man squad for tomorrow’s Royal London Cup fixture against Yorkshire at Queen’s Park, Chesterfield (11am). 

Captain Billy Godleman returns to the squad after a Covid-19 precaution, while Mitch Wagstaff is also named in the squad having scored 53 against Sri Lanka under 19s for the Young Lions Invitational XI earlier this week.

Mark Watt is also available for selection again after impressing for Scotland against U.A.E and U.S.A, claiming 11 wickets across four ODIs with best figures of 5-33.

Luis Reece scored a century against Worcestershire last time out, and he will be looking to replicate that form at Chesterfield on Sunday afternoon.

Alex Thomson has been experiencing knee pain which is preventing him from performing at the maximum level. He will miss the game against Yorkshire at Queen’s Park.

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Derbyshire Squad:

1. Billy Godleman
94. Shan Masood
4. Harry Came
10. Luis Reece
29. Brooke Guest (wk)
65. Anuj Dal
21. Mattie McKiernan
51. Mark Watt
59. Sam Conners
11. Ben Aitchison
26. Nick Potts
22. Mitch Wagstaff
13. Archie Harrison


The Opposition

Yorkshire remain in contention for a place in the latter-stages of the Royal London Cup as they arrive at Queen’s Park on Sunday. 

With the bat, Finley Bean, George Hill, Harry Duke and Will Fraine all average above 50 in the Royal London Cup this season, while Matthew Waite has claimed eight wickets at an average of 16.87.

Yorkshire’s last visit to Queen’s Park came in this season’s Vitality Blast, when Derbyshire came out on top in a rain-affected game, with Leus du Plooy helping to score 19 off the final over.


Pre-Match Talk

Derbyshire seamer Nick Potts says Derbyshire will be aiming to end their Royal London Cup campaign on a high note, as they prepare to face Yorkshire and Northamptonshire. 

Potts has been a key part of Derbyshire’s seam attack in the 50-over competition and has showcased his ability to take big wickets in both red and white ball cricket.

The washout against Kent means Derbyshire are unable to qualify for the latter stages of the competition, but Potts says the squad still is still aiming to put in two quality showings in their remaining fixtures.

“We thought it [Kent] was a game we could attack and be aggressive in so it’s disappointing as a squad that we can’t do that.

“We have been going with the mentality that every game is a final and we need to take two points from each one but there’s still a chance to put in two strong performances.”


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Derbyshire’s Royal London Cup fixtures against Kent will be covered live on the club website, through our improved Match Centre, delivered in partnership with Purpose Media.

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Sun 21 Aug 2022
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