Ticknall Cricket Club

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Ticknall Cricket Club is an amateur cricket club based in Ticknall, Derbyshire, England. They consist of four senior sides and a variety of youth teams. The first team competes in the Derbyshire Premier League. Their home ground is called the Grange.

Ticknall village and civil parish in South Derbyshire, Derbyshire, England

Ticknall is a small village and civil parish in South Derbyshire, England. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 Census was 642. Situated on the A514 road, close to Melbourne, it has three pubs, several small businesses, and a primary school. Two hundred years ago it was considerably larger and noisier with lime quarries, tramways and potteries. Coal was also dug close to the village. Close to the village is Calke Abbey, now a National Trust property. The village is also home to Ticknall Cricket Club

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Until 2014 the first team was captained by the Swadlincote born Luke Harvey. Scot Chillman then captained for the next two seasons, but after his resignation in September 2016, Paul Borrington has taken over.

Swadlincote Town and unparished area in South Derbyshire district, Derbyshire, England

Swadlincote is an English town in Derbyshire, near its borders with Leicestershire and Staffordshire, about 5 miles (8 km) south-east of Burton-upon-Trent, 5 miles (8 km) north-west of Ashby-de-la-Zouch and 11.5 miles (19 km) south-south-west of the City of Derby. It is an unparished area in the South Derbyshire district and its largest town and administrative centre. Swadlincote also covers Newhall, Oversetts, Midway and the contiguous villages of Church Gresley and Woodville, with the sub-district of Goseley. Their combined population is about 36,000. Castle Gresley lies under 2 miles (3 km) to the south-west and Albert Village 1.5 miles (2 km) to the south, in Leicestershire.

Paul Michael Borrington is an English cricketer. He is a right-handed batsman and a right-arm off-break bowler who played for Derbyshire.

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