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Derbyshire’s new contract that strengthens the team
Cam Fletcher. Source: bbc.com

Derbyshire’s new contract that strengthens the team

Derbyshire has made an addition to its squad for the remainder of the T20 Blast group stage by signing New Zealand batter Cam Fletcher.

The 31-year-old, known for his domestic first-class cricket performances with Auckland, previously represented Glamorgan in the competition last season. Fletcher's recruitment comes as a replacement for fast bowler Blair Tickner, also from New Zealand, who is departing for family reasons. With 1,958 career T20 runs to his name at an impressive strike rate of over 131 across 104 games, Fletcher brings a wealth of experience to the team.

Expressing his enthusiasm for the signing, Derbyshire's head of cricket, Mickey Arthur, described Fletcher as a powerful batter who would enhance their batting lineup with his exciting style of play.

Fletcher's contract spans 11 T20 Blast games, and he is set to make his debut for Derbyshire against East Midlands rivals Notts Outlaws at home on Friday.

As Derbyshire aims to improve its T20 Blast campaign, having won one and lost two of their three games so far, Fletcher's arrival is expected to bolster their batting firepower and contribute positively to their performance in the competition.

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