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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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Day 1 REPORT | Northamptonshire vs Nottinghamshire

Luke Wood and Rory Kleinveldt took four wickets each as promotion-rivals Nottinghamshire and Northamptonshire shared a keenly-fought opening day at Wantage Road. Wood helped bowl Northants for 194 before Notts replied with 80 for 5.

WHITE UNDERGOES SHOULDER SURGERY

Graeme White has had successful surgery on a shoulder cartilage and bicep tendon injury that he sustained earlier on this season.

HELP FOR HEROES MATCH TAKING PLACE SATURDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER

The Help for Heroes (H4H) Cricket Club was formed in 2013 from the germ of an idea from a member of the Charity Wellbeing staff. He shared his own passion for cricket with a number of wounded, injured and sick servicemen at the Tedworth House Recovery Centre at Tidworth, near Salisbury in Wiltshire. The team played a number of games during that summer, including an inaugural game against the Northamptonshire County Disability Team. Our team comprises of both men and women, the majority of who are now veterans.

Day 3 Report | Glamorgan Vs NCCC

Northants have been set 218 to win and increase their chances of gaining promotion to Division 1, and at the close had reached 42 for 1, with Rob Newton and Simon Kerrigan at the crease. They almost lost a wicket to the seventh ball of the innings, when Merchant De Lange just failed to hold on to a return catch from Ben Duckett on 1, but Michael Hogan dismissed the former England opener shortly before the close.

Day 2 Report | Glamorgan Vs NCCC

Richard Levi completed an important century on the second day in Cardiff to keep Northamptonshire on course for the win they need to maintain hopes of promotion in the Specsavers County Championship.

Day 1 Report | Glamorgan Vs NCCC

Glamorgan bounced back on day one of their Specsavers County Championship match against Northamptonshire, their first at Cardiff since June, after being bowled out for 207, to lead by 148 overnight.

DAY 4 REPORT | NCCC VS SUSSEX

Richard Levi’s unbeaten half-century led Northamptonshire to a six-wicket win over Sussex on the fourth afternoon at Wantage Road to keep alive their hopes of promotion from Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship.

PROMOTION SUCCESS FOR THE STEELETTOS

Northamptonshire’s women have secured a place in Division Two of next season’s ECB County Championship.

Ben Sanderson signs three year contract

Ben Sanderson has signed a three-year deal with Northamptonshire County Cricket Club that will see him remain at the club until the end of 2020.

Luke Procter joins Northamptonshire on loan

Lancashire All-rounder Luke Procter has joined Northamptonshire County Cricket Club on loan for the remainder of the 2017 season

DAY 4 REPORT - NOTTINGHAMSHIRE V NCCC

Northamptonshire suffered a 163-run defeat to Nottinghamshire in their Specsavers Championship match at Trent Bridge - finishing with a minus-two points return through the team's slow over-rate.

Day 3 Report | Nottinghamshire vs NCCC

Nottinghamshire are closing in on their seventh victory of the season after maintaining the upper hand in their Specsavers County Championship match against Northamptonshire at Trent Bridge.

Day 2 Report | Nottinghamshire vs NCCC

A scintillating century from County old boy Riki Wessels has put Nottinghamshire in total command at the halfway stage of their Specsavers County Championship match against Northamptonshire at Trent Bridge.

NCCC Academy u17 trio help Midlands secure Super 4 trophy

Ben Claydon and Jack Haynes formed a devastating Northamptonshire-Worcestershire combination as the Midlands maintained their dominance of the Super-4 Festival for the country’s outstanding Under-17s in Loughborough today.

Under-17s reach ECB Championship Final for the first time in 20 years

Northamptonshire’s Under-17s have been celebrating after their victory over Yorkshire in the semi-finals of the ECB Championship last week.

COUNTY GROUND TO HOST SILVERLININGS WEDDING FAIR

Come and join us for what promises to be an informative, helpful wedding fair at the Northants County Cricket Club, the historical ground in the heart of Northampton.

Academy and U17s Enjoying strong Success

5 members of the NCCC Academy have been selected for the Midlands as part of this year's ECB U17 Super-4 Competition taking place at the National Cricket Performance Centre in Loughborough this week.

Report | Steelbacks Vs Durham Jets

Reinging Champions Northamptonshire were knocked out of the NatWest T20 Blast after their final North Group match against Durham was abandoned after heavy rain at Wantage Road.

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