Worcestershire kept alive their faint hopes of winning promotion in the Specsavers County Championship when beating Northamptonshire by two wickets after declarations by both teams at New Road.
The County Ground are delighted to announce our first ever outdoor cinema event. Guests are welcome to bring along friends, family, a picnic blanket and enjoy the surroundings of the picturesque grounds.
Most cricketers can name the date of their first proper century. An under-19s match or a second XI fixture perhaps. Not so Chad Barrett, who took until the age of 27 and his second appearance for Northamptonshire to notch his first ton.
Worcestershire captain Daryl Mitchell scored his first Specsavers County Championship hundred for 13 months on a drastically curtailed third day against Northamptonshire at New Road.
Northamptonshire tail-ender Chad Barrett completed a maiden century to mark his Specsavers County Championship debut on a record-breaking day against Worcestershire at New Road.
Rob Keogh’s first century of the season in the Specsavers County Championship, backed up in a partnership of 159 with Steven Crook, put Northamptonshire in control on day one against Worcestershire at New Road.
So it's off again to a ground that's become so familiar for us in the last few years. Edgbaston may be the other side of the Midlands but it's almost a second home, a place where we feel comfortable and back ourselves to beat anyone.
osh Cobb has signed a new three year deal with Northamptonshire County Cricket Club. The all rounder has become a familiar face at the County Ground since he joined in at the beginning of 2014 from Leicestershire and no doubt the news of his continuing presence will delight supporters.
Northamptonshire coach David Ripley hails "another great opportunity" as the Steelbacks prepare for their third appearance at Twenty20 Blast finals day in four seasons on Saturday
I hold my hands up and except responsibility for what happened yesterday. I made a bad decision that turned the game by bowling myself when Gleeson was injured. I'd hoped I could finish the over only going for a few but it went horribly wrong. That said, I am proud of every single person in the team for the way they kept going and always believed - we almost pulled it out the bag. The team were incredible and should hold their heads up high.
Northamptonshire batted out for a draw on the final afternoon at Wantage Road after Leicestershire declined to offer a reasonable chase. They set the home side 415 to win in 51 overs, so Northants just played out time for a 10-point draw, closing on 118 for 1.
The Steelbacks have qualified for Finals Day at Edgbaston on Saturday 20th August after their outstanding 7 wicket victory over Middlesex on Tuesday evening. A limited allocation of tickets for the otherwise sold out NatWest T20 Blast Finals Day will go on sale, exclusively to Northamptonshire Members, at 10:00am on Thursday 11th August.
Northamptonshire batsman Josh Cobb will have the chance to close the gap on Glamorgan’s Colin Ingram, the leader of the NatWest T20 Blast Professional Cricketers’ Association Most Valuable Player Rankings, in Finals Day at Edgbaston on August 20.
Our allocation of T20 Finals Day tickets have sold out!
Northamptonshire resume their Specsavers County Championship campaign on Saturday against Leicestershire at Wantage Road and still have a point to prove despite their their one-day success.
TICKETS FOR THE ROYAL LONDON CUP QUARTER FINAL AGAINST SURREY ARE NOW ON SALE. £15 for Adults, £10 after the interval
We have a range of hospitality packages now on sale, limited availability, so please be quick.
The County Ground are proud to announce that we are hosting a very special Twenty20 match on the 19th August, with the Help for Heroes going head to head with our own Steelbacks disability squad.