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A new date has been set for the cancelled match between Leicestershire and Derbyshire for June 8.
The England and Wales Cricket Board have confirmed the date which was due to be played this week.
The match was cancelled after Derbyshire wicketkeeper Tom Poynton was involved in a car accident which claimed the life of his father.
Tom Poynton has been discharged from hospital following the accident in which his Father, Keith, died.
He is being supported by the Club Doctor and Club Physiotherapist who are treating the injuries sustained to his lower limbs in the accident.
In a statement, the Poynton family have expressed their deep gratitude for the words of tribute and support that have been extended to them in the last 24 hours.
Police have released further details of a crash on Friday in which the father of Derbyshire cricketer, Tom Poynton, was killed.
Police attended a crash involving a new Ferrari Spider on Caldwell Road in Swadlincote at 8pm on Friday. Officers said the driver, Keith Poynton, died at the scene.
Hi son, 24-year-old Tom Poynton, wicket keeper for Derbyshire County Cricket Club, was a front seat passenger and sustained an injury to his leg.
An investigation into the circumstances surrounding the crash in now underway.
Derbyshire County Cricket club's match with Leicestershire tomorrow has been postponed after one of their players was involved in a serious crash.
A statement on the club's website confirmed that Tom Poynton was involved in an incident in which his father Keith was killed.
The ECB and Leicestershire County Cricket Club have agreed to play the fixture on 8th June.
Leicestershire and Derbyshire's County Cricket match has been postponed.
The match was due to take place tomorrow.
It's after a Derbyshire player was involved in a serious road accident in which a close relative died. Leicestershire Cricket club said as a mark of respect the game would be postponed until 8th June.