From being one of the worst T20 sides in the country to quarter-finalists, Derbyshire have reaped the benefit of their ground-breaking move to appoint a specialist coach
Hampshire's match-winner Shahid Afridi revealed that he had to persuade director of cricket Giles White and skipper James Vince to let him open the batting against Derbyshire
A sensational first Twenty20 century from the swirling bat of Shahid Afridi ended Derbyshire's dream of reaching finals day for the first time on a night of tumbling records at the 3aaa County Ground.
Shahid Afridi's maiden T20 century has arrived, more than two decades after his stunning first coming into cricket's big time
The T20 Blast quarter-finals get underway on Tuesday. ESPNcricinfo runs the rule over the eight teams left in the competition