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Notts rip through Lancashire to win on County Championship return

On a quite astonishing fourth morning of this Specsavers County Championship game, Lancashire lost their last eight wickets for 15 runs in 60 balls and crashed to a six-wicket defeat at the hands of newly promoted Nottinghamshire.

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Stuart Broad hopes to play part in Notts’ Royal London Cup defence

Stuart Broad hopes to play part in Notts’ Royal London Cup defence

Stuart Broad hopes he will be allowed to play a part in Notts Outlaws’ bid to retain their Royal London One-Day Cup title, including the match with Northants at Welbeck on 20 May.

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Lancashire strike late blows to leave Championship opener with Notts finally poised

Tom Bailey struck three late blows and Joe Mennie took his first two wickets for Lancashire to leave their Specsavers County Championship match against Nottinghamshire evenly poised at the end of what was effectively the first day of the game at Emirates Old Trafford.

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Derbyshire v Glamorgan, Tony Palladino bowling for Derbyshire

Tony Palladino knows Derbyshire will need luck on their side to be successful this season

Derbyshire’s player-coach Tony Palladino says he is optimistic for the upcoming season.

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Paul Franks

Ambitious Franks keen to keep his career moving

Nottinghamshire assistant coach Paul Franks is shocked at just how quickly his coaching career is moving, but he has no plans to slow it down.

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Jake Ball

Ball keen to put Notts first despite England ambitions

Notts star Jake Ball has insisted his priorities for the coming cricket season lie firmly with his county after an encouraging 2017 campaign.

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Samit Patel.

Samit Patel says Notts will have to be even better this season

Samit Patel says Nottinghamshire will need to improve on last year’s performances if they are to successfully defend their Royal London One Day Cup and T20 Blast titles.

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Derbyshire all-rounder Alex Hughes, who has been refining his bowling skills during the winter. (PHOTO BY: Jason Chadwick)

Hughes keen to help Derbyshire with the ball this year

All-rounder Alex Hughes, who emerged as a leading player for Derbyshire last year, says he is ready to be part of the supporting cast to help the county challenge this season.

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Hales replaces disgraced Aussie Warner in IPL

A Notts Outlaws batsman has benefitted from the fallout in the Australian ball-tampering scandal.

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Paul Franks

Franks desperate for a win in North-South Series before return home

Paul Franks has loved every minute of his involvement in the North-South Series as assistant coach to Paul Collingwood – but he is desperate for a win in today’s decider before returning home to Nottinghamshire.

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Steven Mullaney

Notts' Mullaney hopes to aid North fightback

Steven Mullaney will be hoping to inspire a fightback on Wednesday when he leads his side out at Kensington Oval in the second match of the ECB’s North v South series.

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Stuart Broad, who is on the verge of taking 400 Test wickets. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear Photography)

Broad will deserve Test wickets milestone, says Randall

Trent Bridge legend Derek Randall says Nottinghamshire bowler Stuart Broad will richly deserve reaching the milestone of 400 wickets in Test matches for England.

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Notts bring in Kiwi Ross Taylor as overseas signing

Nottinghamshire have signed New Zealand batsman Ross Taylor as their overseas player for the first half of the 2018 season.

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Jake Ball, who was dropped after the opening Test in Australia. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear).

Ball determined to learn from Ashes frustration

Nottinghamshire’s Jake Ball insists he has learned a lot from his frustrating Ashes tour of Australia and is determined to win back an England Test place.

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Alex Hales, who will not feature for Notts in their county championship matches. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear)

Hales to play one-day cricket only for Notts

England batsman Alex Hales has opted not to play county championship cricket this season, although he has signed an extended contract to keep him at Nottinghamshire until the end of 2019.

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Director of cricket Mick Newell, who feels Nottinghamshire's batting needs to be strengthened. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear)

Notts line up a batsman as their main overseas player

Nottinghamshire’s overseas signing for most of their domestic cricket in 2018 will be a batsman, it has been confirmed.

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Trent Bridge

Trent Bridge misses out on Ashes Test as ECB announce schedule

Nottinghamshire CCC chief executive Lisa Pursehouse is “absolutely delighted” Trent Bridge has secured its future as a Test match venue until at least 2024 following the ECB’s announcement of its host venues for High Profile Matches - despite having been overlooked for the Ashes.

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Notts’ Alex Hales shines but can’t prevent England from suffering T20 tri-series loss to New Zealand

Notts’ Alex Hales scored 47 but couldn’t prevent England from suffering T20 defeat to New Zealand in Wellington.

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Kim Barnett, who says the club must produce their own players.

Barnett outlines his strategy for more improvement at Derbyshire

As the countdown to the 2018 season ticks on, guru Kim Barnett has outlined Derbyshire’s strategy in creating a balanced and competitive squad, while giving a chance to youngsters.

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Tom Milnes, who has been released to enable him to pursue his career elsewhere. (PHOTO BY: Anne Shelley)

All-rounder Milnes is released by Derbyshire

All-rounder Tom Milnes has left Derbyshire after being released in the final year of his contract.

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