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Big boost for Northants as Duckett signs new deal

Northants have been handed a major boost, with Ben Duckett committing his future to the club.

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Ben Duckett has been nominated for two big awards (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northants star Duckett could do prestigious awards double

Northants star Ben Duckett has been nominated for the NatWest players’ player of the year and NatWest young player of the year awards.

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Northants star Duckett gets England call for tour of Bangladesh

Northants star Ben Duckett has been named in England’s Test and ODI squads for the upcoming tour of Bangladesh.

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Northamptonshire v Leicestershire County Championship May 2016 Ben Sanderson

Sanderson revels in ‘amazing’ feeling after steering Northants to victory

Ben Sanderson says finishing the season with eight second innings wickets was ‘amazing’.

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Ben Duckett (picture: Dave Ikin)

Northants confident of agreeing new contract with Duckett

Head coach David Ripley says Northants are hopeful of agreeing a contract extension with Ben Duckett in the next couple of weeks.

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Rory Kleinveldt is staying at Northants (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Kleinveldt signs new deal at Northants

Rory Kleinveldt has signed a new one-year contract with Northants.

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Richard Levi hit 95 for Northants (picture: Dave Ikin)

Levi and Duckett deliver as Northants close in on win

Richard Levi’s 95 helped put Northants on course for a fourth victory of the season as they set Gloucestershire 442 to win at Wantage Road.

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Rob Keogh claimed four wickets for Northants

David proves a Payne, but Northants are on top against Gloucestershire

David Payne took four wickets and scored a half-century, but he and his Gloucestershire team-mates ended day two behind the game against Northants in the Specsavers Championship Division Two clash at the County Ground.

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Alex Wakely (left) hit a century for Northants (picture: Peter Short)

Wakely’s delight as old pals act gives Northants upper hand

Alex Wakely was a happy man after Northants’ old pals act did the trick against Gloucestershire on day one of the County Championship Division Two clash.

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Northants members vote for club to become a limited company

Northants members vote for club to become a limited company

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club’s members have voted overwhelmingly in favour of the club becoming a limited company following a vote at Thursday night’s extraordinary general meeting.

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Wakely says parade is a chance for Steelbacks to thank brilliant supporters

Wakely says parade is a chance for Steelbacks to thank brilliant supporters

Northants Steelbacks skipper Alex Wakely can’t wait to thank the club’s fans for their ‘overwhelming’ support when he and his team-mates take part in Saturday’s open top bus parade (start 11.45am).

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Ben Duckett starred for Northants at Kent (picture: Dave Ikin)

Wakely tips Duckett for England after Northants crush Kent

Northants skipper Alex Wakely says no player in England is batting better than Ben Duckett.

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Ben Duckett (picture: Dave Ikin)

Northants star Duckett: Double ton at Kent one of my best innings

Northants’ double centurion Ben Duckett said his innings in the County Championship Division Two clash with Kent was right up there with his best ever.

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Northamptonshire v Leicestershire County Championship May 2016 Ben Sanderson

Sanderson signs new deal at Northants

Ben Sanderson has signed a new three-year deal at Northants.

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Rory Kleinveldt took three wickets for Northants (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Kleinveldt grabs three wickets as Northants impress at Kent

Northants pierced Kent’s promotion bubble by dominating the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash in Beckenham.

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LAP OF HONOUR - the Northants players were at Sixfields on Sunday to show off the NatWetst T20 Blast trophy (Picture: Sharon Lucey)

Ripley in confident mood as Northants travel to title-chasing Kent

Northants head into their final two Specsavers County Championship games of the season in renewed spirits after a productive month which has revived their campaign.

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Rob Keogh claimed 13 wickets for Northants (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley lauds Northants’ desire after spinners secure big win

David Ripley hailed the desire of his Northants players after they wrapped up victory against Glamorgan inside three days.

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Rob Keogh took nine wickets before lunch at the County Ground

Keogh claims NINE wickets to go sixth on all-time list for Northants

Rob Keogh produced an extraordinary spell of bowling to take nine for 52 on the second morning at Northampton as Glamorgan were bowled out for 124, conceding a first-innings lead of 145 in their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash.

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Ben Duckett (picture: Dave Ikin)

Duckett delivers another big innings but Northants are pegged back

Ben Duckett blasted 80 from 100 balls but Northants let a good start slip as they were bowled out by Glamorgan on day one of the County Championship clash at the County Ground.

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Ben Sanderson was in the wickets again, but Northants were beaten (picture: Peter Short)

Northants beaten by Worcestershire in New Road thriller

Northants suffered their third defeat of the County Championship Division Two season in dramatic fashion at New Road.

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