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Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1965 was the cricket season when the English club Derbyshire had been playing for ninety-four years. It was their sixty-first season in the County Championship and they won seven championship matches and lost nine to finish ninth in the County Championship. It was the third season in which the Gillette Cup was played, and Derbyshire reached the second round.
Derbyshire County Cricket Club in 1965 Wikipedia
Derbyshire played 28 games in the County Championship, one match against the touring South Africans and one match against Oxford University. They won nine first class matches, lost nine matches and drew twelve matches. They won their first round match in the Gillette Cup, but lost in the second round. Derek Morgan was captain. Ian Hall scored most runs. Brian Jackson took most wickets for the club.
Philip Russell and David Smith were bith promoted from the second XI for games at the end of the season. Russell played stadily for the club for many years. Smith became a high scorer for the club over four later seasons.Bob Taylor