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Pre-Match Pack: Leicestershire (H)

Thursday 18th April 2024
Photography by: David Griffin

Derbyshire have named a 14-player squad for their Vitality County Championship fixture against Leicestershire, starting at The County Ground tomorrow (11am). 

Alex Thomson claimed 12 wickets in the draw with Glamorgan at Sophia Gardens, and the spinner will be looking continue his strong start to the season on home soil against Leicestershire.

Brooke Guest, David Lloyd, Wayne Madsen and Luis all scored half-centuries in Wales, and the batting lineup will again be key if Derbyshire are to maintain their unbeaten start to the campaign.


Derbyshire Squad:

46. David Lloyd (c)
04. Harry Came
07. Matt Lamb
10. Luis Reece
12. Aneurin Donald
13. Blair Tickner
15. Alex Thomson
18. Jack Morley
29. Brooke Guest (wk)
32. Zak Chappell
36. Pat Brown
59. Sam Conners
65. Anuj Dal
77. Wayne Madsen


The Opposition

Leicestershire have picked up draws in each of their opening two Vitality County Championship games, with six different batters having struck half-centuries already. 

Rishi Patel has 159 runs to his name, while Ben Mike has been a standout player with bat and ball, scoring 112 runs and taking five wickets. Australian Test batters, Marcus Harris and Peter Handscombe will be key players for Leicestershire.


Pre-Match Talk

Anuj Dal looks ahead to Derbyshire’s game against Leicestershire, as the squad look forward to taking to the field at Derby for the first time this season.


New kits and leisurewear available now!

Derbyshire’s new Vitality County Championship and Vitality Blast replica kits are now available to buy online and at The County Ground, along with a whole new range of leisurewear. 

Both kits are available to purchase online now for just £44.99, and they also will also be on sale in the Club Shop at The County Ground from Day One of Derbyshire’s Vitality County Championship fixture against Leicestershire. Check the Matchday Guide for Club Shop opening hours.

As well as replica shirts, we have also launched a new range of leisurewear, including t-shirts and hoodies with fresh Derbyshire designs, perfect for showing your support for the Falcons all year round.

White College and dark blue Falcons t-shirts are priced at just £19.99, while the new College hoodie is available for £32.50 and features retro Derbyshire branding on a clean grey design.

Derbyshire branded caps, sun hats and beanies are also available to buy online and in-store, as well as a range of bags and stationery.

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How to follow

Derbyshire’s Vitality County Championship fixture against Leicestershire will be covered live on the Club website, through our improved Match Centre, delivered in partnership with Purpose Media.

Our Match Centre includes live streaming, in-play live scorecards, ball by ball commentary and statistics, everything you need to stay up-to-date, no matter where you’re following from!

Updates will also be provides via our social media channels, so make sure you’re following us on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram, so you never miss a moment of the action.

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