Derbyshire

  • Cheteshwar Pujara slams maiden hundred in county cricket 5 days ago

    Derby: Cheteshwar Pujara scored the 27th first-class century of his career and the first one in county cricket as Derbyshire seized the initiative against Leicestershire in a Division Two encountere, on Friday. Pujara, who was given out for "handling the ball" in the first innings was at his fluent best as...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara out handling the ball in a County match 1 week ago

    India Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara was given out for handling the ball on the opening day of Derbyshire's English County Championship match against Leicestershire on Tuesday. The 26-year-old right-hander, the International Cricket Council's Emerging Player of the Year in 2013, was dismissed in the 20th over, leaving hosts Derbyshire on 62-3. Pujara...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara smashes 90 in Derbyshire win, quiet start for Aaron September 17, 2014

    London: Cheteshwar Pujara made his first significant contribution in the 'English Summer' as his attractive unbeaten 90 helped Derbyshire overpower Surrey by eight wickets in a Division Two of County Championships here on Wednesday. However his India teammate Varun Aaron's had a quiet start to his county career for Durham as...
  • Woeful show by Cheteshwar Pujara on Derbyshire debut September 11, 2014

    Cardiff: India's Test specialist Cheteshwar Pujara's county debut turned into a nightmare as he got out without scoring in Derbyshire's second innings in their bid to chase down a tricky target of 261 in a second division of English County Championship on Thursday. After being trapped leg before by pacer Jim...
  • Cheteshwar Pujara fails on Derbyshire debut September 11, 2014

    Cardiff: Indian toporder batsman Cheteshwar Pujara failed to impress on his County debut after managing just seven runs for Derbyshire in the fourday Division Two firstclass match against Glamorgan, here on Wednesday. Responding to Glamorgan's 282 in the first innings, Derbyshire could only muster 203 in 54.1 overs in the second...
  • Tour match: Indians pocket moraleboosting win against Derbyshire July 4, 2014

    Derbyshire: Indian batsmen and bowlers warmed up with a moraleboosting fivewicket win against Derbyshire in their second threeday tour game here on Thursday, ahead of the first Test against England in Nottingham starting July 9. Chasing 142 for a win after a sporting second innings declaration on Day 3 156...
  • Tour match: Pujara, Binny hit fifties as Indian batsmen enjoy outing July 2, 2014

    Stuart Binny and Cheteshwar Pujara led the way with fluent half centuries as India ended day two of their threeday tour game versus Derbyshire at 341/6, enjoying a useful day of batting practice before the first Test begins at Nottingham on July 9. Binny (81*, 111 balls, 9 fours, 2 sixes)...
  • Tour match: Indian bowlers struggle against Derbyshire on Day 1 July 2, 2014

    Derbyshire: India yet again produced a listless bowling performance as Derbyshire piled up 326 for 5 at stumps of the first day of their second tour game ahead of fivematch Test series against England, here on Tuesday. Billy Godleman (67 not out of 159 balls, 8x4s) and 17yearold Harvey Hossein (53...
  • India searching for answers before Derbyshire tour game June 30, 2014

    Derbyshire: After a notsosatisfactory first practice game against Leicestershire, India are still searching for answers when they take on Derbyshire in their second threeday tour match starting on Tuesday. Mahendra Singh Dhoni and company may have had decent batting practice in the rainmarred game in Leicester before the first of the...
  • After five decades, India to play five Tests in England in 2014 September 2, 2013

    London: India will play a series of five Tests for the first time since 2002, after the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Monday the itinerary for India's tour of England in 2014. The tour will rune from June 23 to September 8, 2014 and also include five...
  • Ricky Ponting hits century on Surrey debut June 1, 2013

    London: Former Australia captain Ricky Ponting marked his firstclass Surrey debut with a century against Derbyshire in the County Championship on Saturday. Ponting has retired from international cricket and has joined Surrey for a brief spell while captain Graeme Smith is away on international duty. The 38yearold batsman showed there is...
  • Chanderpaul completes 300 firstclass appearances May 17, 2013

    Derbyshire: West Indies middle order batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul has taken his place among batting greats by playing his 300th firstclass match. The 38yearold Guyanese batsman achieved the feat while playing in an English County game for Derbyshire against Sussex on Thursday. Only six men in the history of the game have...
  • Wagner presses Test case in New Zealand win May 7, 2013

    London: Neil Wagner staked his claim for a place in New Zealand's Test side against England next week with a fivewicket return as the tourists beat Derbyshire by 107 runs on the third and final day of their opening warmup match at Derby on Monday. The 27yearold leftarm seamer, who troubled...
  • Bracewell takes four wickets in New Zealand warmup May 6, 2013

    London: Doug Bracewell claimed an impressive fourwicket haul on the second day of New Zealand's warmup match with Derbyshire on Sunday to strengthen his claim for a place in the tourists' Test side. Having declared on 289 for 5 on day one, New Zealand bowled the English county side out for...
  • Chanderpaul joins Derbyshire on twoyear deal January 9, 2013

    London: West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, currently rated the world's number two Test batsman, has joined English county side Derbyshire on a twoyear contract, the club have announced. Chanderpaul has scored over 10,500 runs in 146 Tests at an average of 51.67 and has previously played for Durham, Lancashire and...
  • De Villiers shines as SA prepare for Test August 11, 2012

    London: AB de Villiers blasted a quickfire 97 as South Africa warmed up for next week's third Test against England at Lord's with a dominant start to their tour match at Derbyshire on Friday. De Villiers smashed his imperious innings of 97 from just 96 balls before retiring out and...
  • MBA from Derbyshire is sarpanch in Kashmir May 31, 2011

    Jammu: He earned a masters in business administration (MBA) in Derbyshire and was flooded with job offers. But Gurmeet Singh Bajwa had other dreams. He has just been elected a sarpanch of a small village close to the Pakistan border. At age 28, Bajwa says this is what he is committed...