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Northants ace Crook in top condition ahead of new campaign

Northants all-rounder Steven Crook is confident of a return to peak fitness as he prepares for the start of the new county season on April 7.

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Josh Cobb

Cobb, Rossington and Newton all hit half-centuries in Northants victory

Northants secured a comfortable five-wicket win against Loughborough University in the opening friendly of their pre-season tour to Barbados.

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Andrew Radd

Andrew Radd - Would playing our T20 matches on Sundays prove to be a knockout?

The parlous state of Sunday club cricket in Northamptonshire has been a recurring theme of this column over its 27 years…and counting.

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Seekkuge Prasanna is coming back to Northants (picture: Peter Short)

Ripley delighted as Steelbacks bring Prasanna back

Northants head coach David Ripley is delighted that Sri Lanka ace Seekkuge Prasanna will be back at the County Ground this season.

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David Ripley was singled out for praise in the annual report for the team's successful season last year

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club posts £230,840 profit despite losing major sponsors

Annual profits of £230,840 have been reported by Norhamptonshire County Cricket Club...up on the £18,807 made the previous year.

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Andrew Radd

Andrew Radd - The centuries might change but many big issues remain the same

Northamptonshire’s top clubs are up in arms over the cost of playing league cricket and allegations of dodgy umpiring.

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Andrew Radd

Andrew Radd - From ATP Tour and the Premier League to giving the County a future

Keeping the financial wolf from Northamptonshire CCC’s door used to be a relatively uncomplicated business.

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Andrew Radd

Andrew Radd - The ‘Collapse of the Millennium’ was not worth such weeping and wailing

To oust the 45th President of the United States from the headlines at the moment requires something pretty drastic.

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Ben Duckett is off to play in the Pakistan Super League (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northants star Duckett set for his next big adventure

Hover your cursor over the Know Your Team section on the Islamabad United home page and a list of world stars will appear.

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ENGLAND LIONS CALL - Graeme White

Northants spinner Graeme White gets England Lions call

Northants left-arm spinner Graeme White has been added to the England Lions squad for the one-day series against Sri Lanka A in March.

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David Ripley

Ripley delighted as Northants sign England Under 19 skipper on loan

Northants head coach David Ripley says he is delighted to have acquired the services of Middlesex batsman Max Holden.

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Northamptonshire captain Alex Wakely

Excitement is already building as Northants get to work

Northamptonshire’s preparations ahead of the new season are under way and skipper Alex Wakely is already feeling excited about the summer.

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The Northamptonshire Steelbacks paid a visit to The Raj restaurant in Kettering to meet fans and share memories of their NatWest T20 Blast success last year as well as raising money for Thomass Fund

Steelbacks’ Kettering visit proves a success

Alex Wakely hailed a successful night as the Northamptonshire Steelbacks paid a visit to Kettering this week.

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Northamptonshire County Cricket Club has paid off 1 million of the 1.9 million it owes to Northamptonshire County Council

County cricket club pays off £1 million of debt to Northamptonshire council thanks to unexpected windfall

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club has paid off more than half of its £1.9 million loan to the county council, the club has announced.

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Northants won the NatWest T20 Blast last season (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northants boss Ripley sets sights on T20 recruit

Winter may have only just begun to bite, but Northants are already sharpening their sights on their next bid for glory.

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Northants will host their first day/night County Championship match next June

Northants to host historic day/night County Championship clash against Leicestershire

Northants will create history by hosting their first day/night County Championship match against Leicestershire at the County Ground next June.

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Northants Steelbacks were T20 winners in 2016

Steelbacks open NatWest T20 Blast defence at home to Derbyshire Falcons

Northants Steelbacks will begin the defence of their NatWest T20 Blast title with a home game against Derbyshire Falcons next July.

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Northants batsman Ben Duckett

Skipper Cook says Duckett still ‘has an England future’ as Northants batsman is dropped for third Test

England captain Alastair Cook believes Northants batsman Ben Duckett still ‘has an England future’ after confirming the left-hander will be dropped for the third Test against India.

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Ben Duckett has made his test debut for England

Delight for Northants star Duckett as he makes England Test debut

Ben Duckett is an England Test player.

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Ben Duckett (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northants star Duckett top scores as England secure series win

Northants star Ben Duckett further enhanced his burgeoning reputation by top scoring as England secured a series win in Bangladesh.

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