Kent v Northamptonshire, Canterbury, 2nd day
May 2, 2013: A century from Northamptonshire's captain Stephen Peters helped them to a slim advantage at the halfway point of a keenly contested match against Kent
Northamptonshire v Essex, Wantage Road, 2nd day
Apr 18, 2013: The exasperation induced by the wagging tail is something Northamptonshire's opponents might become familiar with this season
Northamptonshire v Essex, Wantage Road, 1st day
Apr 17, 2013: Northamptonshire weren't touted as promotion contenders but few counties have started 2013 better. Rain denied them victory at Glamorgan last week and here the vaunted Essex batting line-up were dismissed for 183.
Oct 5, 2012: Allrounder Steven Crook has rejoined Northamptonshire after Middlesex reluctantly released him midway through his two-year deal
Middlesex v Leicestershire, Lord's, 2nd day
Aug 31, 2011: Leicestershire ended day two of their County Championship Division Two clash against Middlesex facing the prospect of an innings defeat
Middlesex v Northamptonshire, Lord's, 3rd day
Aug 13, 2011: Steven Crook returned only the second five-wicket haul of his first-class career against Northamptonshire but could not prevent them taking control against second-placed Middlesex at Lord's
Middlesex v Yorkshire, Clydesdale Bank 40, Lord's
Aug 10, 2011: Jonny Bairstow scored his maiden one-day century in his first innings at Lord's as bottom-of-the-table Yorkshire beat Middlesex by 22 runs
Feb 11, 2011: Former Lancashire and Northamptonshire all-rounder Steven Crook has signed a one-year deal with Middlesex
County Championship round-up
May 8, 2009: A round-up from the third day in the third round County Championship matches
County Championship round-up, 2nd day
May 3, 2007: The round-up from the second day of the latest County Championship matches
County Championship round-up, 1st day
May 2, 2007: The round-up from the opening day of the latest County Championship matches
Northants v Sussex, Pro40
Aug 30, 2006: Northamptonshire's title hunt was kept alive and Sussex's dented after the home side eased to a 33-run victory in a rain-affected pro40 match at Northampton
Sep 22, 2005: A round-up from the County Championship
Nov 16, 2001: The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) announced today a preliminary squad of 25 ahead of the 2002 ICC Under-19 World Cup to be played in New Zealand from 14 January - 10 February 2002.
Jul 16, 2001: The Australian Cricket Board (ACB) has announced a 26-man preliminary training squad for the 2002 ICC Under-19 World Cup to be played in New Zealand during February.
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