Derbyshire have named all-rounders David Lloyd and Samit Patel as captains for the 2024 season, with Lloyd leading the team in the County Championship and Patel taking charge for the T20 Blast and One-Day Cup.

By the Numbers
  • David Lloyd averages 30.85 with the bat in first-class cricket.
  • Lloyd needs two more runs to reach 5,000 in first-class cricket and has taken 124 wickets in all formats.
  • Samit Patel has played almost 400 T20 games, 245 List A matches, and appeared in 54 white-ball games for England.
  • Patel scored almost 21,000 runs and took more than 700 wickets for Notts across all formats.
State of Play
  • Derbyshire's opening County Championship Division Two game is at home to Gloucestershire on 5 April.
  • The team will be away to Northants Steelbacks in their first T20 Blast fixture on 30 May.
Bottom Line

Derbyshire have appointed David Lloyd and Samit Patel as captains for the 2024 season, with Lloyd leading the County Championship and Patel taking charge for the T20 Blast and One-Day Cup. Both players bring significant experience and skills to their leadership roles, aiming to elevate the team's performance across different formats.