Sam Northeast to lead Sunshine Coast Scorchers this winter

Friday 24th October 2014 Display On Home Carousel: Display on Home Carousel Kent vice-captain Sam Northeast will make his first appearance of the Australian cricket season this weekend. The 25-year-old batsman was named skipper of Queensland Premier Grade side Sunshine Coast and hopes the experience will further enhance his leadership skills. The man from Ashford was only told about the captaincy just before flying out of London.

Heritage Project to host Collection Day

Proud to be Derbyshire Heritage Project is holding a Collection Day at The 3aaa County Ground on Thursday 30 October; 10am to 2pm. The Heritage Project, which is funded thanks to a Heritage Lottery Fund grant, is asking members of the public to come forward and share any photographic collections of Derbyshire County Cricket Club.

India wait on Saha fitness

India’s national selectors will wait on the physio’s report before hey decide if India need a replacement for Wriddhiman Saha, who injured his thumb during the Duleep Trophy semi-final in Rohtak

Warner continues his year to remember

David Warner believes he has become wiser with age, and revealed that he had worked with a sports psychologist to help him deal with a troubled 2013 which saw him suspended for two Ashes Tests and fined for a Twitter spat with two journalists

Footitt shortlisted for Derbyshire Sports award

Derbyshire paceman Mark Footitt has been nominated for Professional Sportsperson of the Year at the 2014 Derbyshire Sports Awards, sponsored by the University of Derby. Footitt produced his most prolific season to date, during which he claimed 106 wickets in all competitions, more than any other Derbyshire bowler since 1965. The 28-year-old ended the LV= County Championship season as the country’s leading wicket taker with 84 first-class wickets at an average of 19, including six five-wicket hauls and career-best figures of 6-48.