Close of Play

  • Tue, 28 Apr - day 1 - Gloucestershire 1st innings 287/8 (ID Saxelby 54*, V Banerjee 5*, 96 ov)
  • Wed, 29 Apr - day 2 - Gloucestershire 2nd innings 105/1 (Kadeer Ali 24*, HJH Marshall 68*, 26 ov)
  • Thu, 30 Apr - day 3 - Northamptonshire 2nd innings 200/5 (AJ Hall 50*, DJ Willey 43*, 52 ov)
  • Fri, 01 May - day 4 - Northamptonshire 2nd innings 326 (89.5 ov) - end of match

County Championship Division Two News

  • ten Doeschate blitz sends Essex up

    Ryan ten Doeschate produced a destructive 59-ball 108 and Mark Pettini played a captain's innings of 85 from 94 deliveries to put Essex back in the top flight for the first time since 2003

  • Nottinghamshire take second place

    Nottinghamshire took second place, and a handsome prize, after victory over Sussex on the final day of the Championship season

  • Last-ditch chase awaits Essex

    Northamptonshire's players will be utilising whatever methods they can to keep tabs on Essex's progress with their promotion fate out of their hands

  • Northants left to watch and wait

    Northamptonshire completed a crushing win over Leicestershire to move into second place in Division Two, but now have to wait for the result at Derby

  • Essex fightback could be too late

    It is looking increasingly unlikely that the successful promotion candidate will come from the County Ground despite Essex enjoying a strong revival

Northants 4th innings Partnerships

1st17NJ O'BrienRA White
2nd8RA WhiteAG Wakely
3rd35RA WhiteMH Wessels
4th38N BojeMH Wessels
5th4AJ HallMH Wessels
6th116AJ HallDJ Willey
7th65AJ HallSP Crook
8th38DS LucasSP Crook
9th0MS PanesarSP Crook
10th5MS PanesarDH Wigley