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Northants head coach David Ripley

Ripley hails brilliant Duckett as covers issues frustrate Northants

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Ben Duckett missed out on the chance to deliver a triple hundred (picture: Dave Ikin)

Missing out on triple hundred was a kick in the teeth, says Northants star Duckett

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LATE RESISTANCE - Rory Kleinveldt

Northants crumble to defeat as Essex wrap up impressive innings victory

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Adam Rossington showed his battling qualities at Chelmsford (picture: Peter Short)

Rossington: Northants will keep fighting after disappointing day

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Northants skipper Alex Wakely invited Essex to bat first (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Sanderson strikes twice but Northants struggle to find the edge at Essex

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David Ripley is desperate for Northants to prove their doubters wrong (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley: Northants using pre-season predictions as motivation

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