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The County Tavern in Northampton

County news

Northants' about turn on pub sale

Northamptonshire is not first on the list of grounds to visit for the casual cricket fan but the club have retained at least one reason for a jaunt to Wantage Road by deciding not to sell the County Tavern pub.

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Shahid Afridi prepares to hit the ball

County news

Northants sign short-term Afridi deal

One of the biggest names in world cricket will feature in the T20 Blast next season with Northamptonshire signing Pakistan allrounder Shahid Afridi.

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Yorkshire spray the champagne after winning the County Championship

County news

Yorkshire begin defence at New Road

Yorkshire will begin the defence of their County Championship title at New Road in 2015 as Worcestershire face the toughest of starts to life back in Division One.

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Stephen Peters' stumps are demolished

County news

David Smith leaves Northamptonshire

David Smith has departed as Northamptonshire's chief executive after a difficult season in which the club were relegated from Division One of the Championship

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Matthew Spriegel struck a late maximum

County news

Spriegel tweets news of retirement

Matthew Spriegel, the former Surrey and Northamptonshire allrounder, has announced his retirement via Twitter

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Adam Rossington made 34 in 17 balls

County news

Rossington moves to Northamptonshire

Adam Rossington has completed a permanent move to Northamptonshire as they continue their rebuilding after being relegated from Division One

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Jos Buttler sparkled late in Somerset's innings

County news

County ins and outs 2015

ESPNcricinfo keeps tabs on the movement between counties ahead of the 2014 season

Press Association

Luke Wells drives on his way to a half-century

Northamptonshire v Sussex, Wantage Road, 4th day

Wells digs in as Sussex take third

Sussex clinched third place in Division One for the second successive year after a stalemate with Northamptonshire at Wantage Road

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Luke Wells carried his bat for an unbeaten 79

Northamptonshire v Sussex, Wantage Road, 1st day

Wells leads Sussex from trouble

Sussex look set to finish third and Luke Wells is brushing up his average as they benefit from a final match against bottom club Northants at Wantage Road

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Rob Keogh top-scored with 57

Northamptonshire v Sussex, Wantage Road, 2nd day

Keogh and Stone offer rare bright spots

Rob Keogh led a fightback by Division One basement club Northamptonshire against Sussex on the second day at Wantage Road