Steelbacks to host Glamorgan as part of Edgbaston T20 double header

Northants will host Glamorgan at Edgbaston next ThursdayNorthants will host Glamorgan at Edgbaston next Thursday
Northants will host Glamorgan at Edgbaston next Thursday
Northants Steelbacks will be part of a live Sky Sports Vitality Blast T20 double header at Edgbaston next Thursday.

David Ripley's host Glamorgan on September 3, but the match will be played at the home of Birmingham Bears, and will be the second fixture played at the venue on the same day.

The Steelbacks' clash will start at 6.35pm, following on from the afternoon match between Worcestershire Rapids and Somerset Sabres.

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It will be Northants' only appearance live on Sky during the 10-match Blast group stages, and is the second of three double headers the broadcasters have put together.

The first is from Headingley on Bank holiday Monday (August 31) when Leicestershire Foxes will take on Durham ahead the Derbyshire versus Lancashire Lightning showdown.

The third is being staged at the Kia Oval on Saturday, September 5, and will feature Essex Eagles versus Kent Spitfires and Surrey v Middlesex.

The Steelbacks' Edgbaston date against Glamorgan will follow on from two home matches at the County Ground, against Somerset Sabres on Sunday (2pm) and Birmingham Bears next Tuesday (6.30pm).

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Ripley's men saw their opening group match at Gloucestershire on Thursday abandoned without a ball being bowled, and they are due to take on Worcestershire Rapids at New Road on Saturday (1pm).

All matches are to be played behind closed doors, but the fixtures played at the County Ground will be available to watch free of charge via the club’s live stream at

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