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Hall returns to boost bruised Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire captain Andrew Hall will make his first appearance of the season against Durham MCCU at the Racecourse on Friday April 20. The former South Africa all-rounder has missed the first two weeks of the season because of a calf … Continue reading

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Peters takes philosophical view into veteran status

Stephen Peters, the Northamptonshire opener, has started his 17th year in the game delighted to be actively involved following a back problem that forced a premature end to last season. “I missed the last two games at the end of … Continue reading

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Hall ruled out of Northants’ Championship opener

Northamptonshire captain Andrew Hall has been ruled out of the County Championship opener against Derbyshire at Derby on April 5-8. The former South Africa all-rounder broke down with a calf injury in last week’s inter-club practice match at Wantage Road … Continue reading

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Evans upbeat despite latest back injury lay-off

Northamptonshire seamer Luke Evans is to miss at least the first two months of the season with a back injury. The former Durham player underwent surgery on a bulging disc earlier this week and will begin his rehabilitation under the … Continue reading

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Northants snap up Cameron White as T20 signing

Northamptonshire have signed Australia batsman Cameron White as their second overseas player for this season’s Friends Life t20 competition. The 28-year-old, who played for Somerset in 2006 and 2007, was targeted by Northamptonshire last month but has now agreed a … Continue reading

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Smith sets out ambitious Northants five-year plan

  Northamptonshire’s new chief executive David Smith has drawn up an ambitious five-year plan for the county which includes securing promotion this season and winning a one-day trophy and a place in the Champions League Twenty20 competition by 2016. Smith’s … Continue reading

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Capel welcomes signing of left-arm spinner De Lange

Northamptonshire have secured outside funding to help them strengthen their squad with the signing of South African left-arm spinner Con de Lange. De Lange, 31, is a UK resident as he lives in Scotland and will play county cricket for … Continue reading

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Thermals at the ready for March friendlies

There is frost on the window and the remnants of last week’s snow in the garden which must mean the new cricket season is just around the corner. The earliest ever start to an English season, with a round of … Continue reading

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Small profit from last year for Northamptonshire

Northamptonshire are back in the black having made a profit of £22,000 last year. The figure represents an improvement on a £32,000 loss in 2010 and was helped by funding from the England and Wales Cricket Board following an audit … Continue reading

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Clarke heads up Midlands contingent hoping for IPL call

Warwickshire all-rounders Rikki Clarke and Steffan Piolet and former Northamptonshire batsman Mal Loye are among the 183 players in this year’s Indian Premier League auction. Former England Test players Clarke has is the most expensive of the trio with a … Continue reading

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