Close of Play

  • Sat, 31 May - day 1 - Northamptonshire 1st innings 191/7 (BM Duckett 19*, IG Butler 13*, 42.2 ov)
  • Sun, 1 Jun - day 2 - Yorkshire 2nd innings 237/0 (A Lyth 116*, AZ Lees 105*, 77 ov)
  • Mon, 2 Jun - day 3 - Northamptonshire 2nd innings 66/3 (MNW Spriegel 14*, RI Keogh 19*, 24 ov)
  • Tue, 3 Jun - day 4 - Northamptonshire 2nd innings 160 (64.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Smith promises Northants shake-up

    Northamptonshire chief executive David Smith has promised a shake-up at Wantage Road after the county's fifth loss in six matches but insisted head coach David Ripley's position is safe.

  • Plunkett impresses in big Yorkshire win

    This still has the feel of an open race for the County Championship with no side so far able to establish themselves in a clear lead. Yet if anyone has created an impression that they are the team to beat it is Yorkshire.

  • Lyth is most gifted Yorkshire batsman - Gale

    Adam Lyth has more natural talent than any of Yorkshire's England batsmen according to his captain Andrew Gale

  • Lyth and Lees sink the putts

    Adam Lyth and Alex Lees both struck disciplined hundreds as Yorkshire threatened to turn their clash with bottom club Northants on its head

  • Butler and Brooks star as wickets tumble

    An opening day with echoes of the match against Lancashire in April, when 18 wickets fell, left Northamptonshire as then with a lead