• Northants lifted by Crook ton

    Steven Crook thumped his way to a maiden first-class hundred as Northamptonshire avoided the follow on and gave themselves a chance of saving the game

  • Middlesex risk nothing against bottom club

    Middlesex could not quell memories of declarations that went wrong as they set bottom-of-the-table Northants a target designed to ensure a dreary draw

  • Malan century worth the wait

    Middlesex capitalised on a decent first day with a first-innings score of 488, which included a first Championship century in nearly two years for Dawid Malan

  • Middlesex Gubbins in working order

    On a Lord's pitch that exhibited little sideways movement, in conditions that offered even less through the air, this has the look of a match that will be decided on mistakes

Northants 4th innings Partnerships

1st22SD PetersJD Middlebrook
2nd7JD MiddlebrookJM Kettleborough
3rd25JD MiddlebrookMNW Spriegel
4th28RI NewtonMNW Spriegel