Racecourse Ground
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9500
Yes
Grandstand End, Scoreboard End
Derbyshire
13:47, Fri Dec 19, 2014 (UTC +0000)
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New Zealand v Sri Lanka - Jun 18, 1983 Scorecard
New Zealand v Pakistan - May 28, 1999 Scorecard
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Known as The Racecourse Ground for many years as it used to be located inside the town's racecourse, Derbyshire's ground has often looked in the same dilapidated state as the team. Until 1982 it didn't have dedicated changing-rooms, so the players used the old jockeys' quarters. The course was scrapped in 1939 due to poor crowds and the cricket square moved to its present location. The ground can often be exposed to the elements, especially during a typical April or May day, so only the hardiest of supporters (and Derbyshire fans need to be a hardy bunch) will watch from the stands. However, recently the ground has undergone a notable transformation through some astute redevelopment, making it a much more pleasant location to watch cricket - if not always improving the weather. Parts were sold off to a hotel and leisure company and the Grandstand has been rebuilt to house an indoor school and a range of facilities for players, spectators and media. Until the 1990s a famous part of the ground was Carol's Cabin, a food caravan that served some of best pies on the county circuit.
Andrew McGlashan

Notes

Travel
Train Mainline station Derby
Car Parking available at the ground and around the boundary edge
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Fixtures

2015
Sun Apr 19 - Wed Apr 22
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
LV= County Championship Division Two
Derbyshire v Lancashire
Sun May 10 - Wed May 13
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
LV= County Championship Division Two
Derbyshire v Northamptonshire
Fri May 29 (20 ovs)
NatWest t20 Blast
North Group - Derbyshire v Lancashire
Sun May 31 - Wed Jun 3
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
LV= County Championship Division Two
Derbyshire v Gloucestershire
Fri Jun 5 (20 ovs)          
NatWest t20 Blast
North Group - Derbyshire v Durham
Thu Jun 18 (20 ovs)
NatWest t20 Blast
North Group - Derbyshire v Leicestershire
Sun Jun 21 - Wed Jun 24
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
LV= County Championship Division Two
Derbyshire v Surrey
Fri Jun 26 (20 ovs)
NatWest t20 Blast
North Group - Derbyshire v Nottinghamshire
Fri Jul 17 (20 ovs)          
NatWest t20 Blast
North Group - Derbyshire v Worcestershire
Thu Jul 23 - Sat Jul 25
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
Derbyshire v Australians
Mon Jul 27 (50 ovs)          
Royal London One-Day Cup
Group A - Derbyshire v Yorkshire
Fri Jul 31 (50 ovs)          
Royal London One-Day Cup
Group A - Derbyshire v Northamptonshire
Tue Aug 4 (50 ovs)          
Royal London One-Day Cup
Group A - Derbyshire v Leicestershire
Mon Aug 17 (50 ovs)          
3rd Youth ODI - England Under-19s v Australia Under-19s
Tue Aug 18 (50 ovs)
Royal London One-Day Cup
Group A - Derbyshire v Worcestershire
Fri Aug 21 - Mon Aug 24
11:00 local | 10:00 GMT
06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT
LV= County Championship Division Two
Derbyshire v Kent
Wed Sep 9 - Sat Sep 12
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
LV= County Championship Division Two
Derbyshire v Essex
Tue Sep 22 - Fri Sep 25
10:30 local | 09:30 GMT
05:30 EDT | 04:30 CDT | 02:30 PDT
LV= County Championship Division Two
Derbyshire v Leicestershire
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Latest Photos

The Racecourse Ground in the sunshine, Derbyshire v Surrey, County Championship, Division One, Derby, 2nd day, May, 31, 2013
The Racecourse Ground in the sunshine
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Demolition work begins at Derbyshire's Racecourse Ground, January 15, 2009
Demolition work begins at Derbyshire's Racecourse Ground
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Graeme Swann stands on the boundary as the sun goes down, Derbyshire v  Nottinghamshire, Derby, June 2, 2007
Graeme Swann stands on the boundary as the sun goes down
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Rain, rain go away... It was umbrella weather at Derby, Derbyshire v Warwiskhire, Friends Provident Trophy, May 7, 2007
Rain, rain go away... It was umbrella weather at Derby
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Ground Fixtures Ground Results
Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby
Apr 19-22, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
Derbyshire v Northants at Derby
May 10-13, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Derbyshire v Lancashire at Derby
May 29, 2015 ()
Derbyshire v Gloucs at Derby
May 31-Jun 3, 2015 (11:00 local | 10:00 GMT | 06:00 EDT | 05:00 CDT | 03:00 PDT)
North Group: Derbyshire v Durham at Derby
Jun 5, 2015 ()
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