MIDDLESEX 347(100.2 OVERS)1ST INNINGS NORTHAMPTONSHIRE 581/7d(167.1 OVERS)1ST INNINGS MIDDLESEX 285(90.1 OVERS)2ND INNINGS
Northamptonshire moved up to third place in Division Two of the County Championship with a nine-wicket victory over Middlesex on the final day at Lord's.
Stephen Peters fell one run short of what would have been the firstdouble-century of his career after batting for just over nine hours to putNorthamptonshire in a commanding position against Middlesex at Lord's
Stephen Peters and Alex Wakely scored a century apiece as they shared a third-wicket partnership of 182 to take Northamptonshire to 280 for 4
Half-centuries from Sam Robson, Neil Dexter, John Simpson and Gareth Berg lifted Middlesex to 341 for 9