Red Hot Form

Matt Critchley has started the 2021 LV=Insurance County Championship in red hot form.

In the drawn season opener vs. Warwickshire Matt scored 64 and 83, he also passed 2000 County Championship runs along the way. In a match affected by poor weather, Matt also took 2-22 during Warwickshire’s first innings.

Matt followed up with 109 and 84 in Derbyshire’s first home match against Worcestershire. His bowling was equally impressive, taking 5-67 in Worcestershire’s first innings and returning match figures of 8-143 in another drawn match.

Matt is currently second in the list of top scorers in the 2021 County Championship with 340 runs (AVG. 85.00).

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