Brooks set for County Ground exit

Northants v Essex, County Ground, Wantage Road, Northampton.'Jack Brooks.
Northants v Essex, County Ground, Wantage Road, Northampton.'Jack Brooks.

Jack Brooks is set to leave Northamptonshire.

The 28-year-old, it is understood, will exercise a release clause in his contract that came into force with the club’s failure to secure promotion to the first division of the County Championship.

Brooks was pursued by a number of counties last season before putting pen to paper on a fresh two-year deal but an underwhelming campaign, which saw him sidelined for a number of weeks with injury, has led to a search for pastures new.

The destination of the England Lions seamer is yet to be confirmed but the Northants Telegraph understands that at least one first division county is interested in his signature.