Following two days of play, a Northants XI outplayed a Barbados XI at the end of a successful pre-season tour.
Having decided to bat for one day and bowl for one, Northants batted first and racked up 420-7, that saw a number of the batsmen score heavily – Captain Stephen Peters top scored with an unbeaten 80, all-rounder Steven Crook cracked 70*, Kyle Coetzer was 60 not out, Matt Spriegel hit 45 and David Sales scored 40.
On the second day, Barbados suffered with the bat in hand, scoring just 230 for the loss of 15 wickets. Olly Stone returned figures of 5-35, new signing Maurice Chambers 3-36 and spinner Graeme White took 2-52.
On the injury front, Andrew Hall returned in this game after a knock and bowled 8 overs on the 2nd day. Rob Newton was back in practice but David Willey isn’t bowling just yet whilst Ben Duckett is out with a knee injury.