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Meet Josh Cobb

Date of Birth
17.08.1990
Nationality
British
Shirt No
04
Batting Style
Right Handed - Middle Order
Bowling Style
Right Arm - Off Break
Nickname
Cobby
Career Best
148* - 4/22

Northamptonshire Player Number: 492

Josh will remember 2016 as the season which saw him named ‘Man of the Match’ in a domestic T20 final for the second time in his career, as a knock of 80 from 48 balls (his fifth half-century of the campaign) paved the way for the Steelbacks’ triumph over Durham at Edgbaston.  He celebrated by signing a new three-year deal with the club.  The son of a Leicestershire stalwart, Russell Cobb, Josh crossed one of county cricket’s great divides – from Grace Road to Wantage Road – in 2015 and proceeded to make telling contributions in all formats for his new club.  In addition to his destructive batting and tidy off-spin, he is one of the most brilliant fielders in the county game - just ask Sri Lankan great Mahela Jayawardene after THAT catch in the 2015 T20 quarter-final down at Hove!

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KEOGH DEFIANCE NOT ENOUGH FOR NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

Rob Keogh's gritty undefeated 88 wasn't enough to save Northamptonshire from an eight-wicket defeat with a full day to spare against Worcestershire at Wantage Road

RICHARD LEVI INJURY UPDATE

Northamptonshire Batsman Richard Levi has been taken to hospital as a precaution after suffering a blow to the helmet

DAY TWO REPORT | NCCC vs Worcestershire

Daryl Mitchell’s 161 on the second day at Wantage Road put Worcestershire on course for a fourth consecutive victory in the Specsavers County Championship.

DAY 1 REPORT | NCCC VS WORCESTERSHIRE

Daryl Mitchell’s unbeaten half-century made it Worcestershire’s opening day at a sunny Wantage Road. Having bowled Northamptonshire out for 238, Mitchell’s 52 not out steered the visitors to 108 for 2 by the close, trailing by 130.

PREVIEW: NORTHAMPTONSHIRE VS WORCESTERSHIRE

Northamptonshire resume their Specsavers County Championship campaign this week hoping to build on the strong start to their red-ball season as Worcestershire visit Wantage Road.

LUBAS SPORTS TRAUMA MANAGEMENT COURSE

Sports like rugby and football are great, but we’ve all seen how easy it is to get injured out there on the pitch. Sports Trauma Management is a nationally-recognised course that gives healthcare professionals the core skills that they will need to properly manage traumatic sporting injuries.

LEVI EXTENDS CONTRACT WITH NORTHAMPTONSHIRE

Richard Levi has signed a two year contract extension to keep him at Northamptonshire until the end of the 2019 season.

NCCC GOLF DAY

Only a few places remain for the NCCC Golf Day! Book your spot before its to late! Its guaranteed to be a great day!

Olly Murs is coming to the County Ground!

LHG Live are proud to announce that The County Ground, home of Northants Cricket, Northampton, will welcome Olly Murs on Friday 14th July, performing as part of his huge Summer UK Tour.

STEELBACKS NARROWLY MISS OUT AGAINST SOUTH AFRICA

Tom Sole’s brave half-century late in the day narrowly failed to bring Northamptonshire home as they failed to punish a laboured display by the South Africans, the Proteas winning by 13 runs at Wantage Road in their final warm-up match ahead of the ODI series against England.

Workbridge and NCCC work together on bumper flower displays

If you’re down at County Ground this weekend for the one-day Steelbacks vs South Africa cricket match, keep your eyes open for some extra special flower planters and hanging baskets.

ZAIB SIGNS FIRST PROFESSIONAL CONTRACT

Academy recruit Saif Zaib, has signed his first professional contract with Northamptonshire which will see him remain at the club until the end of 2018.

MURPHY OUT WITH BACK INJURY

David Murphy has suffered a lower back injury which will see him miss a large chunk of the season.

COUNTY WASHED OUT AT GRACE ROAD

Rain forced the Royal London Cup match between Leicestershire and Northamptonshire to be abandoned as a draw with only 16.5 overs having been bowled.

Olly Murs hospitality

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STEELBACKS SUFFER HOME DEFEAT AT THE HANDS OF A STRONG YORKSHIRE SIDE

Gary Ballance made a perfectly-paced 152 not out to steer Yorkshire towards the knockout stage of the Royal London Cup with a mighty 164-run win over Northamptonshire at Wantage Road, a result that knocked Northants out of the competition.

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE SLIP TO DURHAM CUP DEFEAT

Northamptonshire slipped to a 19-run defeat in Sunday's Royal London Cup group match away to Durham

Wakely guides Steelbacks to first One Day Cup win of the season

A well-crafted unbeaten century by Northants Steelbacks’ captain Alex Wakely piloted his side to their first win in this year’s Royal London One-Day Cup and condemned Lancashire Lightning to their third successive defeat, a position from which Steven Croft’s team will find it immensely difficult to qualify for the quarter-finals.

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