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Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1909

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Captain  Reginald Rickman
Most runs  Samuel Cadman
Most catches  Joe Humphries
County Championship  15
Most wickets  Arnold Warren

Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1909 was the cricket season when the English club Derbyshire had been playing for thirty eight years. It was their fifteenth season in the County Championship and they won two matches to finish fifteenth in the Championship table.


1909 season

Derbyshire played twenty two matches in the County Championship and one against the touring Australians. They won two matches, both in the championship and drew four. Reginald Rickman was in his second season as captain. Samuel Cadman scored most runs and Arnold Warren took most wickets.

Joseph Bowden made his debut in the season and went on to become a regular until 1930. John Chapman, who was captain before and after the war, also played his first season for the club. Other new players were Frederick Newton who appeared over six years and George Grainger who put in intermittent appearances over five years. Herbert Bowmer played the first of three matches in three years and Samuel Langton the first of three matches in two years. Stanley Dickinson and Lemuel Smith made their only two appearances for the club, and Charles Nornable his one career match during the season.

Wicket Keeper

  • Joe Humphries Catches 29, Stumping 9
  • References

    Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1909 Wikipedia

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