1000 Runs for the Season

Matt Critchley has reached 1000 runs for the season.

The Derbyshire allrounder hit this significant landmark in the best possible style when scoring the winning runs to defeat Sussex.

After Derbyshire enforced the follow on, Sussex were dismissed for 187.

23 runs were required for Derbyshire’s first LV= Insurance County Championship win in 2021.

Moving up the order to open the batting, Matt achieved four figures when hitting the winning runs to finish on 15no.

By achieving this noteworthy target, Matt became just the fifth batter to reach 1000 runs in 2021.

In 14 County Championship matches, Matt scored a century, eight half centuries and averaged 43.47. He also took 32 wickets over the course of the season.

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