Graeme White and Mark Wood have been added to the England Lions squad for the one-day series against Sri Lanka A in March.
It’s that time again already! 2016 was an exceptional season for Northamptonshire, the team performed outstandingly as a unit, resulting in some exciting matches as well as some phenomenal individual stand out performances.
We are delighted to announce that Rob Newton has signed an extension of his contract with Northamptonshire County Cricket Club. The 26 year old has played in ten county championship matches this season, scoring an impressive 810 runs at an average of 50.62.
David Murphy has extended his contract with Northamptonshire County Cricket Club for a further year. The wicketkeeper has had a very respectable season, taking 33 catches in 11 county championships matches this season and has chipped in with some runs down the order – 335 to be exact.
Ben Sanderson took a career-best 8 for 73 as Northamptonshire ended their 2016 season with a 114-run win over Gloucestershire at Wantage Road. Needing to bat out the final day with eight-wickets in hand, George Hankins made a maiden first-class century but Sanderson saw Northants to a fourth win in their final six games taking four wickets with the second new ball.
Northamptonshire duly completed a third Specsavers Championship victory of the season as they hammed Kent by ten wickets at Beckenham with a full day to spare.
Northamptonshire off-spinner Rob Keogh rounded off a memorable week by earning 45 points in the Professional Cricketers’ Association Most Valuable Player Rankings for returning career-best bowling figures in the Specsavers County Championship win over Glamorgan at Wantage Road.
Graeme White and Rob Keogh shared all 20 wickets as Northamptonshire wrapped up a mammoth 318-run win over Glamorgan on the third afternoon at Wantage Road. It was a record runs victory for Northants over Glamorgan.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A career-best performance by Ben Sanderson - who took 7 for 22 from 13 overs on a pitch of variable bounce - enabled Northamptonshire to win their first Specsavers Championship game of the season as Glamorgan were bundled out for just 95 in 37.4 overs at the St. Helen's ground in Swansea.
Graeme White has signed a two-year deal with Northamptonshire County Cricket Club .
In association with Greene King, Northamptonshire County Cricket Club are pleased to announce our first beer festival at the County Ground.
Northamptonshire suffered a 311-run defeat with a full day to spare in the Specsavers Championship match against Worcestershire at Wantage Road on Tuesday
Northamptonshire suffered their first County Championship washout since 1981 as not a ball could be bowled in their Specsavers Championship contest against Derbyshire at Chesterfield
Richard Gleeson has signed a three-year deal with Northamptonshire County Cricket Club that will start next year.
Northamptonshire batsman Ben Duckett has moved back into the top 10 in the Professional Cricketers’ Most Valuable Player Rankings.