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Pre-Match Pack: Durham (A)

Thursday 15th June 2023
Photography by: David Griffin

Derbyshire Falcons have named a 15-player squad for tomorrow’s Vitality Blast fixture against Durham at Seat Unique Riverside, starting at 6.30pm. 

Wayne Madsen remains the Vitality Blast’s leading run-scorer this season, with 431 runs from eight innings, at an average of 71.83, while Haider Ali has made scores of 40 or more in each of his last three T20 innings, as well as a brilliant 146 against Yorkshire in the LV= County Championship earlier this week.

Zak Chappell and George Scrimshaw have each taken 12 wickets so far, with the latter claiming figures of 3-16 last time out against Notts Outlaws. Zaman Khan has 11 wickets, as the pacey trio battle for top spot.


Derbyshire Squad:

12. Haider Ali
10. Luis Reece
24. Tom Wood
04. Harry Came
77. Wayne Madsen
76. Leus du Plooy (c)
29. Brooke Guest (wk)
65. Anuj Dal
21. Mattie McKiernan
15. Alex Thomson
32. Zak Chappell
51. Mark Watt
09. George Scrimshaw
99. Zaman Khan
11. Ben Aitchison


The Opposition

Durham are fifth in the North Group table, with four wins and four defeats so far, although a win could take them back into the top for after back-to-back losses.

Nathan Sowter is the competition’s leading wicket-taker, with 17 dismissals at an average of just 12, while his economy is a miserly 6.44 after eight games.

Ollie Robinson leads the way with the bat, having made 291 runs, including three half-centuries, at an average of 58.20.


Pre-Match Talk

Mickey Arthur gives his take on Derbyshire’s LV= County Championship fixture against Yorkshire and looks ahead to two huge T20s against Durham and Yorkshire Vikings. 

Derbyshire tasted a narrow defeat in the red ball game, having fought back strongly from a difficult start, and now attention turns back to the Vitality Blast, where the Falcons face Durham and the Vikings in the space of three days.

Arthur is confident Derbyshire will take positives from the game at Chesterfield into the T20s, and wants to see his side take the game to all comers, no matter the format.

Click the video above to watch the full interview. 


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