Pre-Match Pack: Northants Steelbacks (A)

Wednesday 29th May 2024
Photography by: Nigel Parker/Format94 Photography

Derbyshire Falcons have named a 15-player squad for their Vitality Blast opener against Northants Steelbacks at the County Ground, Northampton, tomorrow at 6.30pm. 

T20 captain, Samit Patel, will lead out a new-look Falcons side, with the likes of Pat Brown, Blair Tickner and Daryn Dupavillon all in line to make their T20 debuts for the Club, while fellow new signings, Ross Whiteley and Aneurin Donald could also play.

Derbyshire Squad:

21. Samit Patel (c)
04. Harry Came
08. Daryn Dupavillon
10. Luis Reece
12. Aneurin Donald
13. Blair Tickner
15. Alex Thomson
22. Mitch Wagstaff
29. Brooke Guest (wk)
32. Zak Chappell
36. Pat Brown
44. Ross Whiteley
46. David Lloyd
65. Anuj Dal
77. Wayne Madsen

The Opposition

Northants Steelbacks can call on an experienced core of proven T20 players for their Vitality Blast campaign, with former England internationals, David Willey and Ravi Bopara, joined by Zimbabwe all-rounder, Sikandar Raza.

South Africa international, Matthew Breetzke, has joined for the Vitality Blast and could make his debut against the Falcons, while Emilio Gay, Ricardo Vasconcelos and Saif Zaib will be important to the Steelbacks’ batting lineup.

Pre-Match Talk

Head of Cricket, Mickey Arthur, previews the Vitality Blast, as the Falcons prepare to face Northants Steelbacks at Wantage Road. 

The full interview is available below.

How to follow

Derbyshire’s Vitality Blast fixture against Northants Steelbacks 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!

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