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Wessels hundred helps Notts beat Derbyshire in T20 nailbitter

A stunning century from Riki Wessels helped Notts Outlaws get their NatWest T20 Blast campaign up and running with a narrow 6-run victory over Derbyshire Falcons at Trent Bridge.

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Michael Lumb

Lumb forced to retire as Smith steps away

Nottinghamshire batsmen Michael Lumb and Greg Smith have retired from professional cricket.

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Action from Kimberley v Hucknall last weekend.

NOTTS PREMIER LEAGUE PREVIEW: Duo all set for relegation battle

The Notts Premier League will enter the final third of the season on Saturday as round 15 arrives.

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Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club training at The John Fretwell Sporting Complex, head coach Peter Moores pictured with the Royal London One-Day Cup

Notts ready for T20 double header

Notts Outlaws return to action this weekend with two home matches in the NatWest T20 Blast.

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Wayne Madsen, who helped Derbyshire get off to a flying start in the NatWest T20 Blast.

Madsen in top ten of most-valuable-player rankings

Wayne Madsen’s role in Derbyshire’s unbeaten start to the NatWest T20 Blast has been rewarded with a place in the top ten of the Professional Cricketers Association’s Most Valuable Player (PCA MVP) rankings for the competition.

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Lee Wilson, who played a captains innings of 87 in Clipstones victory over Ordsall Bridon. (PHOTO BY: Andy Sumner)

BASSETLAW LEAGUE: Thoresby and Clipstone keep title hopes alive

Victories for both Thoresby Colliery and Clipstone Welfare kept alive their chances of catching the runaway leaders in The Championship of the Bassetlaw League.

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Will Butler shows the style that earned him a matchwinning, unbeaten 92 for Cuckney against Caythorpe.

NOTTS PREMIER LEAGUE: relentless Cuckney power further clear at top

Reigning champions Cuckney stretched their season-long unbeaten run to 14 matches to draw further clear at the top of the Notts Premier League.

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Alex Hales punches straight down the ground during the NatWest T20 Blast match between the Outlaws and the Bears at Trent Bridge, Nottingham on 15 May 2015.  Photo: Simon Trafford

WIN! T20 tickets to Notts Outlaws v Worcestershire Rapids at Trent Bridge

Cricket lovers are being urged to get to Trent Bridge this summer to soak up the Notts Outlaws’ NatWest T20Blast fixtures, with free tickets up for grabs!

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Lancashire end Derbyshire’s winning start to T20 campaign

A measured unbeaten 42 off 37 balls from Jos Buttler helped Lancashire reel in a 153 target to end Derbyshire’s winning start to their NatWest T20 Blast campaign at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Derbyshire  v Yorkshire T20 game at Queens park Chesterfield. Derbyshire batsman Madsen.

Are Derbyshire finally about to make their mark in T20?

Although the NatWest T20 Blast is only in its second week, there are signs Derbyshire could finally be about to make their mark in the shortest form of the game.

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Luke Fletcher ruled out for season afer horror head injury

Nottinghamshire’s Luke Fletcher has been ruled out for the rest of the 2017 season after his horror injury against the Birmingham Bears.

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Bowling them over is 18-year-old Natasha Allen, who has been called up to play for England at the Women's Indoor U22 World Cup.

England call-up for girl cricketer breaking down gender barriers

Cricket is still quite a closed shop when it comes to female players lining up alongside the men in the adult game.

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Jack Willis, who bowled well and also edged Thoresby over the line with the bat.

BASSETLAW LEAGUE: English lesson for Cuckney as Thoresby squeeze home

All-rounder Mitchell English was the key man as a low-scoring local derby between Thoresby Colliery and Cuckney 2nd turned into a nailbiting thriller.

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Grassmoor Works CC v Worksop CC.
Worksop's Tim Smith Jnr. in batting action on Saturday.

The winners, losers and best performances in this week’s Bassetlaw League matches

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Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, skipper Wayne Madsen

Derbyshire Falcons keep up perfect start to T20 campaign

Derbyshire Falcons celebrated a second win in 24 hours when they beat Yorkshire Vikings by three runs in a thrilling NatWest Blast T20 match at Chesterfield.

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NWGU NMAC Welbeck CC - 1st XI Vs Cuckney CC - 1st XI. Cuckney Batting Nick Langford Captain

Cuckney maintain unbeaten record in NPL as Plumtree keep up the pressure

Leaders Cuckney maintained their unbeaten record in the Notts Premier League with a three wicket victory over the Notts Academy at Langwith Road.

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Luke Fletcher injury overshadows narrow Notts Outlaws defeat

A shocking injury to Notts Outlaws bowler Luke Fletcher overshadowed their six-wicket NatWestT20Blast defeat to Birmingham Bears at Edgbaston.

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Gurney admits Notts gave themselves too much to do in Yorkshire defeat

Harry Gurney felt Notts paid the price in the first half of their T20 defeat at Yorkshire.

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Derbyshire upset champs to get T20 campaign off to winning start

Luis Reece’s 75 from 51 balls saw Derbyshire upset champions Northamptonshire on the opening night of the NatWest T20 Blast with a rampant seven-wicket win at Wantage Road.

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Derbyshire fall short against Durham

Jack Burnham and Ryan Pringle showed character as well as skill to take Durham to a six wicket win in an absorbing Division Two match against Derbyshire at Chesterfield.

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