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Meet Saif Zaib

Date of Birth
22.05.1998
Nationality
British
Shirt No
05
Batting Style
Left Handed - Middle Order
Bowling Style
Left Arm Spin
Career Best
65* vs Glamorgan - 6/115 Loughborough

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When Saif took the field for Northamptonshire in their non-first-class fixture at Durham UCCE in May 2014 he became the first 15-year-old ever to represent the County’s first-team – underlining his precocious talent and enormous potential as batsman and left-arm spinner.  The club wasted no time in offering the youngster from High Wycombe a three-year professional contract, and the following winter he showed impressive form for England Under-17s in Dubai before making his first-class debut against Kent in August 2015 – just six weeks after his 17th birthday.  Selected for three County Championship matches in 2016, he hit an unbeaten 65 at Swansea and claimed 5-148 from a marathon 26 overs against Leicestershire at Wantage Road.    

Supported by the Brian Johnston Memorial Trust through the BJMT Elite Spin Bowling Programme’

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DAY 1 REPORT | NCCC VS LEICESTERSHIRE

Ben Duckett made a sparkling century for Northamptonshire and Dieter Klein took six wickets for Leicestershire on the opening day of the pink-ball Specsavers County Championship match at Wantage Road. Northants took the spoils, who, having made 261, reduced their visitors to 61 for 4 by the close.

Tabraiz Shamsi joins the Steelbacks for the NatWest T20 Blast

South African left arm wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi will join the Northamptonshire Steelbacks for the NatWest T20 Blast which kicks off on Friday 7th July against Derbyshire Falcons.

Countdown to Blast Off T-11 days!

It’s that time again… Summer is officially here, which means BLAST IS BACK!

CHARLOTTE EDWARDS NAMED AS SPEAKER FOR THIS YEARS SPORTING LUNCH

Charlotte Edwards became one of the most significant sporting figures of all time during her 20-year international cricketing career, for 10 of which she was England captain.

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.

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE OUR NEW CATERING PARTNER

Tom Hewer Catering (THC) and Northamptonshire County Cricket Club (NCCC) have formalised their relationship, with the long-term sponsors of the club taking over the catering facility from 1st October 2017.

REPORT | DAY 3 VS DERBYSHIRE

Ben Sanderson took four second-innings wickets to push Northamptonshire back into contention for promotion from Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship with a 128-run win over Derbyshire at Wantage Road.

Rossington ruled out with finger fracture.

Northants wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Rossington has been ruled out for the next three weeks after sustaining a fracture of his left hand. The incident occurred on Day three of the Specsavers County Championship Division Two win at Durham last weekend.

NCCC has appointed Andrew Radd as its Honorary Archivist

Andrew is a well-known daily voice on BBC Radio Northampton and has written extensively about cricket - and Northamptonshire cricket in particular - since entering the Wantage Road press box for the first time in 1984.

BUCK CLIMBS PCA MVP RANKINGS

Northamptonshire seamer Nathan Buck has climbed to 13th in the Specsavers County Championship Professional Cricketers’ Association Most Valuable Player Rankings.

RUNS4FUNDS | Celebrity Charity Cricket Fun Day Saturday, June 24th 2017 | Althorp House, Northampton

After a hugely successful year fundraising for the official Players’ Charity, Runs4Funds, in 2016, Steven Crook and the Steelbacks are BACK with another very special cricket match, taking place this summer on Saturday, June 24th 2017

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.

NCCC SEAL DRAMATIC WIN AGAINST DURHAM AT CHESTER-LE-STREET

Alex Wakely led the way with 83 as Northamptonshire were allowed to defy the elements and seal a dramatic two-wicket win with one ball left in the Specsavers County Championship match at Chester-le-Street.

Northants Shares Success Target threshold achieved for sale of shares

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club (NCCC) are delighted to announce that they have had an exceptional response to their initial public share offer.

Duckett is back in Northampton with the Lions for the second time in 11 months

Ben Duckett and Dawid Malan are back in Northampton with the Lions for the second time in 11 months – and would have no complaints if the feeling of déjà vu continues in the second match of the Royal London One-Day Series against South Africa A tomorrow.

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

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