Rob Keogh held Northamptonshire together following a top-order collapse on the opening day of the County's two-day friendly against Warwickshire at Edgbaston
MCC captain Alex Lees and England batsman Ben Duckett shared a sprightly stand of 109 in 22 overs, full of attacking strokes, before both fell to the left-arm spin of Ravi Patel either side of lunch.
Northamptonshire allrounder Steven Crook is confident of a return to peak fitness as he prepares for the start of the new county season on 7 April.
Northamptonshire wrapped up their pre-season tour of Barbados with a handy work-out against Hampshire at Windward CC on Tuesday
Northamptonshire and Hampshire are looking to make up for lost time after a rain-affected opening day of their two-day fixture in Barbados
Northamptonshire survived a scare to edge out Cardiff MCCU by three runs in Saturday's T20 contest on pre-season tour in Barbados
Alex Wakely hit a captain's hundred on Northamptonshire's pre-season tour in Barbados on Friday
Andrew Strauss has stressed to the 26 players selected for the new North-South Series that begins in Dubai tomorrow (Friday) that they have the perfect platform to stake a claim for a place in the 2019 World Cup.
Josh Cobb and Adam Rossington led the way as Northamptonshire overcame Loughborough University in their opening 50-over match on the club's pre-season tour in Barbados.
Graeme White will always have happy memories of Colombo, after relishing a dream England Lions debut in which he took three wickets to play a crucial part in a five-wicket win.
England Lions were handed a lesson in one-day cricket, sub-continental style as an experienced Sri Lanka A team claimed a comfortable win in the first of their five-match series.
Richard Gleeson, the Steelbacks’ most economical bowler in the successful T20 campaign last season, is set to miss North v South Series in Dubai next month with knee injury.
Soak up some winter sun and join Northamptonshire County Cricket Club on their pre-season tour of Barbados from the 12th March 2017.
England's Under-19s relished a break from their one-day series against India by throwing themselves into a coaching day at the Hindu Gymkhana Club in Mumbai.
Graeme White and Mark Wood have been added to the England Lions squad for the one-day series against Sri Lanka A in March.
England U19s Captain, Max Holden has joined NCCC on loan from Middlesex and will be available for both County Championship and One Day Cup matches until his loan is up at the end of June.
We are delighted to be working with The Nigel Wagstaff Charity for the 2017 season. They are hoping to raise £37,000 so we will be looking forward helping them reach this target with various events held at The County Ground over the next year.
Keaton Jennings will lead the England Lions in their four-day and one-day series against Sri Lanka A next February and March. The Durham opener, who joined a select band to score a century on Test debut in Mumbai last week after being called from the Lions camp in Dubai to replace the injured Haseeb Hameed in the England squad, will be joined in Sri Lanka by both Hameed and Ben Duckett.