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Here’s the perfect ingredients to an Ashes winning squad

England begin their Ashes bid tonight as they take on the Aussies in Brisbance in the 1st Test.

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Jake Ball, who is fully fit after a scare in the lead-up to the Ashes Test series in Australia. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear).

Ball says he is fully fit for first Ashes Test

Mansfield bowler Jake Ball insists he is fully fit for England’s first Ashes Test against Australia at The Gabba, which starts on Thursday.

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Steven Mullaney is Notts' new skipper

Notts captaincy honour for all-rounder Mullaney

Steven Mullaney has been appointed as Notts County Cricket Club’s new club captain.

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Adjusting to life away from playing

Former Nottinghamshire and England batsman Michael Lumb has taken part in a new project to help former cricketers adjust to life away from playing the sport professionally.

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Ben Slater, who says he is confident Derbyshire can build on the progress they have made this year.

Slater confident Derbyshire can keep progressing

Opening batsman Ben Slater is confident Derbyshire can continue the progress they have made this year when they return to action for the 2018 campaign.

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Derbyshire cricketers, who are back in training after the autumn break.

Coach reveals winter training plans for Derbyshire cricketers

Derbyshire’s strength and conditioning coach Jonty Norris has disclosed the club’s winter plans after the squad returned to training at The 3aaa County Ground.

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Luke Fletcher

Fletcher enjoying being back in the Notts fold

Bulwell bomber Luke Fletcher says he’s enjoying being back in training with Notts as the squad reported for tests this week at Trent Bridge.

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Jake Ball

Ball a doubt for first Ashes Test

Welbeck wizard Jake Ball’s hopes of lining up for England in the first Ashes Test of the winter are in doubt after he sprained an ankle during the tourists’ second warm-up match.

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Head coach Peter Moores with the Royal London One-Day Cup that Nottinghamshire won last season. (PHOTO  BY: Rachel Atkins)

Moores happy with new-look squad at Notts

Head coach Peter Moores says he is delighted with the blend of youth and experience beginning to come together in the new-look Nottinghamshire squad.

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Wicketkeeper Gary Wilson, who has been picked again for Ireland.

Wilson in Ireland squad gunning for more cup success

Derbyshire wicketkeeper/batsman Gary Wilson has been included in Ireland’s 14-man squad for their final Intercontinental Cup four-day fixture against Scotland in Dubai.

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Wayne Madsen, who is happy with the talented youngsters coming through at Derbyshire.

Madsen says youngsters are key to Derbyshire’s progress

Experienced batsman Wayne Madsen has praised the emergence of talented youngsters at Derbyshire and says he is already looking forward to next season.

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Steven Mullaney, who is already looking forward to next season at Trent Bridge. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear).

Notts star Mullaney looking ahead after best season of career

Influential all-rounder Steven Mullaney is already looking ahead to the challenges that lie ahead in 2018 after the best season of his career for Nottinghamshire this summer.

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Matt Carter, who has signed a new deal with Nottinghamshire (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear)

Off-spinner Carter signs new deal at Trent Bridge

Off-spinner Matt Carter is delighted to have agreed a new one-year deal with Nottinghamshire for the 2018 cricket season.

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Derbyshire captain Billy Godleman chats with strength and conditioning coach Jony Norris and physio Fran Clarkson.

County aims for 50-over knockout stages in 2018

Derbyshire CCC captain Billy Godleman said one-day results over the summer properly reflected the club’s resources

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Luke Wood, who has signed a new contract at Trent Bridge. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear)

New contracts at Trent Bridge for Wood and Moores

Two of Notitngthamshire’s promising young players, Luke Wood and Tom Moores, have signed new contracts at Trent Bridge until the end of 2019.

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Experienced West Indies paceman Ravi Rampaul celebrates a wicket for Surrey last season. (PHOTO BY: Bruce Rollinson)

‘Massive coup’ for Derbyshire as paceman Rampaul signs

Ambitious Derbyshire have strengthened their bowling attack for the 2018 season by snapping up former West Indies seamer Ravi Rampaul from Surrey on a three-year deal.

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Tom Moores

Moores commits future to Notts

Wicketkeeper Tom Moores has committed his future to Nottinghamshire by signing a new deal that keeps him at Trent Bridge until the end of the 2019 season.

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Wood extends Notts stay

Luke Wood has signed a contract extension with Nottinghamshire to keep him at Trent Bridge until the end of the 2019 season.

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Jake Ball, Mansfield's England cricketer. (PHOTO BY: Mark Fear).

First central England contract for bowler Jake Ball

Mansfield’s England cricketer Jake Ball has been handed a central contract by the ECB for 2017/18.

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Derbyshire County Cricket Club press day.
Luis Reece.

Luis Reece signs three year deal with Derbyshire

Luis Reece has committed his long-term future to Derbyshire by signing a three-year deal to keep him at the club until the end of the 2020 season.

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