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Northamptonshire County Cricket Club

Skipper Wakely urges Steelbacks to finish the job

Alex Wakely feels the Steelbacks should be proud of where they sit in the NatWest T20 Blast North Group.

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Josh Cobb suffered a hand injury in the win at Leicestershire last month (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Steelbacks boss Ripley confident Cobb will be fit for key clash with Yorkshire

David Ripley is confident Josh Cobb will be available for the Steelbacks' crucial NatWest T20 Blast double-header next week.

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David Ripley saw his Steelbacks side beaten by Leicestershire Foxes at the County Ground (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley reflects on 'bad night' for the Steelbacks

David Ripley reflected on a 'bad night' for his Steelbacks side after they were thrashed by 48 runs at home to Leicestershire Foxes.
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Ben Duckett was dismissed for just one (pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Steelbacks collapse hands Foxes comfortable victory

Adam Rossington rifled an impressive 67, but the Steelbacks fell well short against Leicestershire Foxes on Friday night.
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Muhammad Azharullah has helped the Steelbacks to back-to-back wins since returning from injury (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Azharullah aims to help Steelbacks secure home quarter-final

Steelbacks star Muhammad Azharullah is setting his sights on a home quarter-final in this season’s NatWest T20 Blast.

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Richard Gleeson has been in fine form for Northants this season (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northants boss Ripley tips Gleeson for England

Richard Gleeson should be in contention for a call-up to England’s T20 side later this summer, according to Northants head coach David Ripley.

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The covers were put on at the County Ground on Monday evening and couldn't be removed due to relentless rain (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Rain ruins Northants’ clash with Gloucestershire

Northants’ Specsavers County Championship Division Two match against Gloucestershire was abandoned as a draw after a second consecutive day was lost to the weather.

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No play was possible on the third day at the County Ground (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Northants' game against Gloucestershire heading for a draw

Heavy rain prevented any play on the third day at the County Ground, with Northants' Specsavers County Championship Division Two game against Gloucestershire heading for a draw.

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Richard Gleeson grabbed five wickets for Northants against Gloucestershire (picture: Dave Ikin)

Five-star Gleeson glad to be in the wickets for Northants

Richard Gleeson was happy his efforts were rewarded with wickets after the Northants pace ace starred on day two of the Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash with Gloucestershire.

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Rob Newton made 70 for Northants (picture: Dave Ikin)

Newton feels Northants could have made more against Gloucestershire

Rob Newton admitted Northants ‘left a few runs out there’ after they were dismissed for 343 on the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash with Gloucestershire.

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Ben Duckett returned to form at New Road (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Duckett's delighted as he propels Steelbacks past Rapids

Ben Duckett was delighted to be back in the runs for the Steelbacks at New Road.

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Ben Duckett blasted a brilliant 92 for the Steelbacks at New Road (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Duckett stars as Steelbacks win at Worcestershire

Ben Duckett returned to form in fine fashion as he led a late-innings charge for the victorious Steelbacks at New Road on Saturday.

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Northants wicket-keeper Murphy to retire from cricket at the end of the season

Northants head coach David Ripley and skipper Alex Wakely have paid tribute to wicket-keeper David Murphy, who has announced he will retire from professional cricket at the end of the season.

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Richard Gleeson grabbed three wickets for the Steelbacks (pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley salutes 'Rolls-Royce' Gleeson after Steelbacks secure vital victory

David Ripley labelled Richard Gleeson a 'Rolls-Royce' after the pace ace helped to mastermind another key win for the Steelbacks on Thursday night.

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Rory Kleinveldt produced an incredible bowling performance (pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Kleinveldt and Gleeson strike for Steelbacks as Lightning lose out

The Steelbacks produced a superb bowling performance as they secured an 11-run victory against Lancashire Lightning at the County Ground on Thursday night.

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Tabraiz Shamsi played for the Steelbacks at the start of the NatWest T20 Blast campaign (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Steelbacks seeking new overseas player after White injury blow

David Ripley says the Steelbacks are still scouting around for a new overseas player for this season’s NatWest T20 Blast.

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Rob Keogh was dismissed for 18 in Tuesday's defeat to Birmingham Bears (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Steelbacks bid to bounce back quickly

David Ripley has urged the Steelbacks to dust themselves off quickly as they bid to bounce back against Lancashire Lightning at the County Ground tonight.

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Saif Zaib made six from 10 balls in the Steelbacks innings (picture: Kirsty Edmonds)

Steelbacks boss Ripley praises Zaib but reflects on decision to keep Kleinveldt back

David Ripley admits it was a 'tough gig' for Saif Zaib to be thrown into on Tuesday night.

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David Ripley saw his side beaten by the Bears (pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Ripley rues missed opportunity for Steelbacks against Bears

Head coach David Ripley admitted it was one that got away for the Steelbacks after they suffered a two-run defeat at home to Birmingham Bears on Tuesday night.

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Richard Gleeson claimed two wickets and a run out (pictures: Kirsty Edmonds)

Steelbacks beaten by Bears in another final-ball thriller

The Steelbacks just ran out of steam as they were beaten by two runs by Birmingham Bears at the County Ground on Tuesday night.

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