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David Sales appointed as new Batting Coach

Former Northants skipper, David Sales, has accepted a permanent position as the new batting coach at Northamptonshire County Cricket Club.

The former hard-hitting batsman was appointed earlier this year on a part time basis though has now accepted a more permanent role.

“Jumble” made his first class debut for NCCC in 1996 aged just 18. He was then appointed county captain for the 2004 season, a role he held until stepping down in 2010.

David has been a fantastic servant to the club for over 20 years. Often referred to by fans as ‘Mr Northamptonshire’, he played in over 500 games for the club and scored more than 22,000 runs across all formats.

Head Coach, David Ripley said: “We are delighted that the role has grown into a full time post. David obviously has a lot of invaluable experience and will oversee the batsmen from the 1st team right down through the age groups.”

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