Back to the more senior players, Edward Ikin has come through the system and is part of Derbyshire's academy, while the likes of Ryan Cowley, Luke Harvey
, Alex Woodburn, Rupert Scott-Jones and Ben Sander have played in county representative sides.
Current skipper Harvey was even England Schools Cricketer of the Year and Sam Woodburn, twin of Alex, got a mention on Test Match Special for taking five wickets,including a hat-trick of stumpings, in a single over with his Right-arm medium pace bowling.
The presence of Borrington and Harvey
will be key in what will prove a tough season in the Premier League
, along with pace-bowling all-rounders Shahid Khan and Zain Abbas.
Kashif Raza removed Luke Harvey
with Ticknall's score on 30 but then Borrington (116*) and Zain Abbas (66) took over and added 164 for the second wicket to put their side in the driving seat.
05 Sep 2011 : Quiet finish but Harvey
is happy with the progress of his
TICKNALL captain Luke Harvey is looking to the future with real optimism as his team cruise towards a top-half finish which could yet be as high as third in the Beechwood Derbyshire Premier League.
says it is an odd feeling, after chasing promotion for two successive seasons and battling relegation before that, to have no particular target left in this campaign.
"It's been a strange situation because it's the first time for a while that we've not had anything to play for," he
men and Spondon are battling it out for third spot in the table and a win for Ticknall
at the Grange would have given them the edge as the season approaches its climax.
were briefly in the hunt while Harvey
(55) and Shahid Khan (31) were together, but a tumble of wickets ended their victory charge and they had to settle for a draw and a share of the points.
won the toss and inserted Spondon on a typically excellent Grange wicket.
got the breakthrough by dismissing Ashdown after a rapidfire knock which featured eights fours and a six, his 70 coming off just 89 balls.
Jack Ratcliffe soon followed for a duck, trapped in front by Harvey
, and Joe Ashdown gave a catch off the spinner to Khan.
Wicketkeeper Dave Hartley was the next to go, caught by Aussie Sam Jubber off Harvey
So, a score of 170 without loss had become 207-5, with Harvey
grabbing four wickets.
Two more soon followed, Ben Gartside (13) again caught by Jubber off Harvey
and Adam Fisher (9) getting cleaned up by Khan.
and young county prospect Eddie Ikin set about repairing the damage with a stand of 62 before Ikin (29) was caught by Baum off Windmill's left-arm spinners.
But Windmill (3-47) showed persistence and got Khan lbw and, soon after, Harvey
, caught by Joe Ashdown for a well-made 55.