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New Zealand's Wright returning to Derbyshire

AFP  |  London 

Former and is to return to Derbyshire to oversee their upcoming campaign in English domestic cricket's Blast competition, the county announced today.

Wright knows Derbyshire well, having played for the club during his career as a batsman.

Last season saw Wright guide Derbyshire to their first quarter-final in more than a decade before they were undone star Shahid Afridi's blistering 42-ball century for Hampshire.

Wright will be back working alongside former Derbyshire and England seamer

"We saw great progress in the shortest format in 2017, securing a home quarter-final for the first time and playing a positive brand of throughout the competition," said Derbyshire advisor

"John, Dominic and all the players are determined to build on the successes from last summer and continue our progression in this format," the former Derbyshire added.

"Our ultimate aim is to reach Finals Day and bring silverware to Derbyshire.

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First Published: Tue, March 13 2018. 21:45 IST