Warwickshire beat Derbyshire to stay top of County Championship Division Two

Jonathan Trott 72 in Warwickshire's 1st innings
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Warwickshire enhanced their position at the top of Specsavers County Championship Division 2 by beating Derbyshire by eight wickets at Edgbaston.

Warwickshire 439 (Chris Wright 76, Jonathan Trott 72, Matthew Lamb 79) & 89-2 (23.1)

Derbyshire 318 (Wayne Madsen 144; Jeetan Patel 4-94, Henry Brookes 4-63) & 209 (Jeetan Patel 6-76,Henry Brookes 4-56)

Result - Warwickshire win by 8 wickets

A great all round performance by Warwickshire with some stand out bowling and batting performances from Chris Wright 76, Jonathan Trott 72 and Matthew Lamb 79 in their 1st innings and Jeetan Patel 10 wickets and Henry Brookes 8 wickets in the match.

A wonderful knock by Wayne Madsen 144, was the highlight of the Derbyshire 1st innings and South African Duanne Olivier finished with 5 wickets in the match.

 

 

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