Pre-Match Pack: Sussex (H)

Thursday 2nd May 2024
Photography by: David Griffin

Derbyshire have named a 12-player squad for their Vitality County Championship fixture against Sussex, starting at The County Ground tomorrow (11am). 

New overseas signing, Daryn Dupavillon, has joined up with the squad and could make his debut at The County Ground this week, while Sam Conners returns after a groin injury.

Wayne Madsen scored a century in the draw against Yorkshire at Headingley, with Brooke Guest, Aneurin Donald and Zak Chappell all passing 50 during the match, as Derbyshire look to build on that batting form on home soil.

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Derbyshire Squad:

46. David Lloyd (c)
07. Matt Lamb
08. Daryn Dupavillon
10. Luis Reece
12. Aneurin Donald
13. Blair Tickner
18. Jack Morley
29. Brooke Guest (wk)
32. Zak Chappell
59. Sam Conners
65. Anuj Dal
77. Wayne Madsen

The Opposition

Sussex have enjoyed a strong start to the Vitality County Championship campaign, winning once and picking up two draws from their opening three fixtures. 

John Simpson, Danny Lamb and Cheteshwar Pujara are in good form with the bat, each averaging more than 80 and combining for two centuries and three fifties so far.

With the ball, overseas fast bowler, Jaden Seales, has emerged as one of the standout bowlers in the division, taking 12 wickets at an average of 24.83, while the spin duo of James Coles and Jack Carson have combined for 18 dismissals.

Pre-Match Talk

Daryn Dupavillon speaks of his excitement after arriving at Derbyshire and outlines what he will bring to the bowling attack, ahead of his potential debut against Sussex this week.

Heritage branding update

There have been a host of improvements made to our heritage branding around The County Ground, as we pay tribute to our rich history.

Located behind the Seat Unique Falcons Stand and near the Club Shop, a new Heritage Timeline has been installed, taking you on a journey through more than 150 years of Derbyshire cricket, while every century and five-wicket haul recorded at The County Ground by a home player has been immortalised for all to see.

Make sure you check both out the next time your attend a game at The County Ground, while Members can also enjoy a newly-updated Executive Members and Vice Presidents board, which is located in The Pavilion.

How to follow

Derbyshire’s Vitality County Championship fixture against Sussex 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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