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Rob Newton      

Full name Robert Irving Newton

Born January 18, 1990, Taunton, Somerset

Current age 27 years 130 days

Major teams Northamptonshire, Northamptonshire 2nd XI

Batting style Right-hand bat

Bowling style Legbreak

Robert Irving Newton
Batting and fielding averages
Mat Inns NO Runs HS Ave BF SR 100 50 4s 6s Ct St
First-class 72 124 11 4111 202* 36.38 7015 58.60 11 15 565 23 23 0
List A 38 35 2 986 107 29.87 1058 93.19 1 4 103 17 7 0
Twenty20 20 17 1 206 38 12.87 199 103.51 0 0 15 4 0 0
Bowling averages
Mat Inns Balls Runs Wkts BBI BBM Ave Econ SR 4w 5w 10
First-class 72 3 73 107 1 1/82 1/82 107.00 8.79 73.0 0 0 0
List A 38 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Twenty20 20 - - - - - - - - - - - -
Career statistics
First-class debut Worcestershire v Northamptonshire at Worcester, Jul 29-31, 2010 scorecard
Last First-class Worcestershire v Northamptonshire at Worcester, Apr 21-22, 2017 scorecard
List A debut Middlesex v Northamptonshire at Uxbridge, Sep 19, 2009 scorecard
Last List A Leicestershire v Northamptonshire at Leicester, May 12, 2017 scorecard
Twenty20 debut Northamptonshire v Pakistanis at Northampton, Jul 3, 2010 scorecard
Last Twenty20 Northamptonshire v Durham at Northampton, Jun 17, 2016 scorecard
Recent matches
Bat & Bowl Team Opposition Ground Match Date Scorecard
55* Northants v Leics Leicester 12 May 2017 LA
4 Northants v Yorkshire Northampton 10 May 2017 LA
13 Northants v Durham Chester-le-Street 7 May 2017 LA
44 Northants v Lancashire Liverpool 5 May 2017 LA
107 Northants v Worcs Northampton 3 May 2017 LA
14 Nthants 2nd v Durham 2nd Milton Keynes 1 May 2017 Other OD
3 Northants v Warwickshire Northampton 27 Apr 2017 LA
1, 21 Northants v Worcs Worcester 21 Apr 2017 FC
3 Nthants 2nd v MCC YC Dunstable 18 Apr 2017 Other OD
50, 1/82, 98 Northants v Derbyshire Derby 14 Apr 2017 FC
Profile

Rob Newton's Northants career has seen him increasingly regarded as a first-class specialist, a rarity in a county that has made its mark with an impressive record in Twenty20. Newton was awarded a place at Northants' academy after gaining a reputation as a heavy run-scorer at Framlingham College in Suffolk, won England Under-17 recognition and steadily improved in each successive season until 2012, a summer in which he struck three first-class hundreds at an average of 44. Unfortunately for Newton, 2013 was a season of what could have been. After a bright start to the season, when 82 not out against Kent in a 40-over game, he tore his achilles when playing a sweep shot. After hitting the next ball for six, he was forced to retire hurt and have surgery, forcing him to miss the rest of the season. At the start of the 2014 season, he proved his mettle when he defied a cracked thumb in defying Durham's bowlers to save Northants' first Championship Division One fixture at Wantage Road since 2004. A maiden Championship double hundred, against Leicestershire, was the highlight of 2016 - a season in which he averaged more than 50 - and a strong finish to the season at the top of the order assured him of a new contract.
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May 25, 2016

David Payne bowls Rob Newton for 108, Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire, County Championship, Division Two, Bristol, May 25, 2016

David Payne bowls Rob Newton for 108

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May 25, 2016

Rob Newton was sixth out for 108 as Northamptonshire fought to avoid defeat, Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire, County Championship, Division Two, Bristol, May 25, 2016

Rob Newton was sixth out for 108 as Northamptonshire fought to avoid defeat

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May 25, 2016

Rob Newton's century led Northamptonshire's rearguard, Gloucestershire v Northamptonshire, County Championship, Division Two, Bristol, May 25, 2016

Rob Newton's century led Northamptonshire's rearguard

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Notes

NBC Denis Compton Award 2010

Country Fixtures Country Results
Derbyshire v Leics at Derby - May 25-28
Match drawn
Essex v Surrey at Chelmsford - May 26-29
Surrey 369 & 55/1 (17 ov) Essex 383
Glamorgan v Durham at Swansea - May 26-29
Durham 342 & 158/3 (46.1 ov) Glamorgan 353
Kent v Sussex at Tunbridge Wells - May 26-29
Kent 369 & 298/2d Sussex 164 & 182/6 (62 ov, target 504)
Northants v Worcs at Northampton - May 26-29
Worcs won by 8 wickets
Notts v Gloucs at Nottingham - May 26-28
Notts won by an innings and 50 runs
Somerset v Hampshire at Taunton - May 26-28
Hampshire won by 90 runs
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