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MacLeod and Bradburn set to join Derbyshire CC for Vitality Blast

Iain Leggat @CricketScotland
June 11, 2018 1 week
MacLeod and Bradburn set to join Derbyshire CC for Vitality Blast
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Scotland International batsman Calum MacLeod and national coach Grant Bradburn will join Derbyshire for this summer’s Vitality Blast.

MacLeod, who has played 84 times for Scotland scoring over 2,000 runs and a top score of 175, will be available for the entire competition alongside fellow countrymen Safyaan Sharif.

MacLeod put in a man of the match performance in Scotland’s historic first victory over England with a 140 not out to help Scotland post 371/5, their highest ever total in ODI cricket.

The 29-year-old has previous experience in county cricket with Warwickshire and Durham. In total he has scored 1,867 runs in Twenty20 Coach John Wright and Bowling Coach Dominic Cork.

Bradburn will join Derbyshire’s coaching team and provide support for Specialist Twenty20 Coach John Wright and Bowling Coach Dominic Cork.

Cricket Advisor, Kim Barnett said: “We’re delighted to be working with Cricket Scotland and to have Calum, Safyaan and Grant on board for out Vitality Blast campaign.”

“I would like to extend my thanks to Grant and Cricket Scotland for supporting this new partnership, and we hope it can help all parties.”

Bradburn added: “It’s an exciting partnership between Cricket Scotland and Derbyshire. Calum and Safyaan are both highly-talented cricketers and will add depth and international experience to the Derbyshire squad.

“I am looking forward to working alongside John Wright and the other coaches and contributing to wins for the Club which has ambitions of silverware this season.”

The Vitality Blast begins on the 4th of July running until finals day on September 15th.

 

 

 

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