Derbyshire cricket chief Mickey Arthur has signed a three-year contract extension to keep him at the club until the end of the 2025 campaign.
The former Australia, South Africa and Pakistan coach, 54, was appointed in November 2021 after leave Sri Lanka.
“We are delighted to extend Mickey’s contract,” chairman Ian Morgan told the club. website.
“He has started an exciting project and wants to bring success and silverware back to our county.”
Derbyshire achieved a club-record nine wins in the 2022 group stage before being beaten by Somerset in the quarter-finals, while six players made over 1,000 runs across all formats last season.
Morgan added: “When we named Mickey, we saw it as a statement of our ambition, and the developments over the past 12 months have highlighted our potential as a club.”
Derbyshire haven’t won a major trophy since the 1990s – despite being the County Championship Division Two champions in 2012.
Ex-batsman Arthur thinks the club are headed in the right direction: “The way Derbyshire is run from top to bottom has impressed me, everyone from the players to the board of supervisors and off-field staff have embraced to our project and our mentality, and I have been supported to achieve our goals.
“The supporters made me feel instantly welcome, we have a team full of potential and I can’t wait to develop them and challenge for silverware at the pinnacle of county cricket.”