Two more Twenty20 Cup wins can still make a big difference to Derbyshire's season, even though they are already almost certainly out of the competition.
Director of cricket David Houghton has challenged his players to put in a strong finish in their final two north group fixtures as he looks to potential benefits in their return to Championship action later this week.
Derbyshire's last home match is against Yorkshire tonight (7pm) and they close away to Notts tomorrow (5.30pm) but it is the four-day match away to Somerset, starting on Friday, that is uppermost in Houghton's mind.
"Two wins or two really good fighting games will get everyone playing with confidence going into the next Championship fixture," he said.
"There isn't a guy in there who isn't thinking about the next Championship game because it is so important to us.
"We want to be in those top three or four spots and battling for promotion."
Ian Hunter is set to return for Derbyshire, almost four weeks after breaking his big toe, and Andy Gray may replace Ant Botha.
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