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Northants reward Burton with one-year contract

Northamptonshire have given former Gloucestershire and Middlesex seamer David Burton the chance to resurrect his county career. The 25-year-old, who played for Northamptonshire in the final County Championship match of last season against Leicestershire at Wantage Road, has impressed on … Continue reading

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Willey contract extension more good news for Northants

Northamptonshire have secured the services of all-rounder David Willey on a new two-year contract. The 21-year-old son of former England and Northamptonshire batsman Peter Willey was due to be out of contract at the end of the season but has … Continue reading

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Northants joy as Brooks signs new two-year deal

Fast bowler Jack Brooks has ended speculation about his future by signing a new two-year contract with Northamptonshire. The 27-year-old former Oxfordshire player has been the subject of official 28-day approaches from five other counties, including Warwickshire and Yorkshire, but … Continue reading

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Capel glad to be concentrating on four-day game again

Northamptonshire cannot wait to get back into County Championship action after a wretched campaign in the Friends Life t20. The county were unbeaten in all cricket at the start of the Twenty20 Cup in early June but then lost 11 of their … Continue reading

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Shafayat bids to resurrect career by rejoining Northants

Bilal Shafayat is back for a second spell with Northamptonshire having rejoined the county on a match-by-match basis. Shafayat, who played for Northamptonshire in 2005 and 2006, was released by Nottinghamshire at the end of last season and has since … Continue reading

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Botha praised by Capel as Northants bounce back

Northamptonshire coach David Capel praised the “bouncebackability” of his side after they responded to their first defeat of the season against Leicestershire on June 3 with a 40-run Friends Life t20 win over Warwickshire at Edgbaston. The Leicestershire defeat ended … Continue reading

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Early-season success is just a start: David Capel

David Capel, the Northamptonshire coach, has played down the significance of his side’s best start to a season in 26 years. Northamptonshire are currently the only unbeaten side in all cricket this season and you have to go back to … Continue reading

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Pre-season tour leaves Capel happy

Northamptonshire head coach David Capel believes that the county’s pre-season tour to South Africa has left his squad well-prepared for the new domestic campaign despite some disappointing results. Northants were beaten twice by a strong Warriors side at St Georges … Continue reading

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Northants start SA tour with victory

Northamptonshire won their opening match on their pre-season tour of South Africa by beating a strong Eastern Province XI by 16 runs in Port Elizabeth. Though David Willey’s 34 was Northamptonshire’s highest individual score, most batsmen made a start in … Continue reading

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