Derbyshire, are a part of Group 1 within the 2021 County Championship – right here’s the workforce preview and fixtures listing.
County Championship 2021: Derbyshire preview
2/6 North Group
IN: Billy Stanlake (Aus), Brooke Guest (Lancs), George Scrimshaw (unattached), Ben McDermott (Aus, RL Cup/T20)
OUT: Tony Palladino, Ravi Rampaul (each launched)
Luis Reece – Derbyshire are closely reliant on their southpaw all-rounder, who each takes the brand new ball and faces it, however he continues to thrive with the duty. After an impressive 2019 – 1,579 cross-format runs and 70 wickets – he impressed once more final summer time, averaging 46 with the bat and 26 with the ball within the Bob Willis Trophy (BWT).
Michael Cohen – A skiddy left-arm fast from Cape Town, the 22-year-old (who qualifies as a neighborhood participant) made an encouraging begin to life at Derby final summer time, taking 5 wickets and hitting a match-clinching 30* on debut towards Notts. With the long-serving Tony Palladino launched, and Ravi Rampaul additionally leaving the membership, the previous Western Province seamer – who took his fiftieth first-class wicket earlier than turning 21 – ought to have loads of alternative to impress.
County Championship 2021: Derbyshire Fixtures
Warwickshire v Derbyshire, Thursday April 8, Edgbaston
Derbyshire v Worcestershire, Thursday April 15, The Incora County Ground, Derby
Durham v Derbyshire, Thursday April 22, Emirates Riverside
Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire, Thursday April 29, The Incora County Ground, Derby
Essex v Derbyshire, Thursday May 13, CloudFM County Ground
Derbyshire v Durham, Thursday May 20, The Incora County Ground, Derby
Worcestershire v Derbyshire, Thursday May 27, New Road
Derbyshire v Warwickshire, Thursday June 3, The Incora County Ground, Derby
Nottinghamshire v Derbyshire, Sunday July 4, Trent Bridge
Derbyshire v Essex, Sunday July 11, Queen’s Park, Chesterfield
You can test the total listing of county championship fixtures right here.
Derbyshire loved one thing of a red-ball renaissance final summer time and will have been in critical rivalry to qualify for the BWT closing had been it not for 2 rain-affected attracts. Their tempo choices look somewhat mild, though the arrival of Billy Stanlake, the 6ft 7in Australian, ought to give the opposition lots to consider. He’s anticipated to be accessible for the entire summer time.
Keep an eye fixed on Matt Critchley – the leg-spinning all-rounder stood out with bat and ball final yr and has been tipped to turn out to be the primary Derbyshire participant to signify England since Dominic Cork.
County Championship 2021: Derbyshire prediciton
fifth in Division 3
This preview first appeared in difficulty 42 of Wisden Cricket Monthly.