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The national pundits found themselves running out of superlatives to describe Ben’s achievements in 2016 – culminating in him becoming Northamptonshire’s 24th England Test cricketer on the winter tour to Bangladesh and India. His tally of 1,338 first-class runs for the County last summer including four centuries, the LOWEST of which was 185; he was also the club’s leading scorer in both One-Day Cup and T20 matches, and shone for England Lions in the Tri-series too. Quite a season! Picked for the NCCC Academy side as a 14-year-old in 2009, he made his Championship debut four years later and also figured in the T20 final at Edgbaston in 2013 courtesy of Kyle Coetzer’s injury. The following winter he averaged over 60 for England in a Youth World Cup tournament, a feat only achieved previously by Alastair Cook!
After his hugely successful season in 2016, culminating in selection for England at both Test match and ODI level, Ben Duckett has been awarded the The Cricket Society’s Most Promising Young Cricketer of the Year award.
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.
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.
Ben Duckett and James Vince warmed up for the North-South Series with fluent centuries on a high-scoring day at the ICC Academy in Dubai.
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.
Ben Duckett has become the 24th player to represent England in Test cricket whilst with Northamptonshire - so who are the other 23?
Northamptonshire duly completed a third Specsavers Championship victory of the season as they hammed Kent by ten wickets at Beckenham with a full day to spare.
NCCC and England Lions batsman Ben Duckett has been named in the initial list of six contenders to be crowned Specsavers One to Watch for the summer of 2016.
The buzz currently surrounding Northamptonshire County Cricket Club is showing no sign of slowing down.
VIctory over Derbyshire at Wantage Road on Sunday - courtesy of an excellent run-chase in search of 273 - boosted Northamptonshire's hopes of securing a Royal London One-Day Cup quarter-final
Northamptonshire Steelbacks secured a home T20 quarter-final against Middlesex despite Friday night's 14-run defeat against Yorkshire at Wantage Road
Ben Duckett continued his prolific form as Northamptonshire Steelbacks reignited their Royal London One-day Cup campaign with a 23-run victory against Worcestershire Rapids at New Road.
An opening stand of 180 from Sam Hain and William Porterfield powered Warwickshire to an eight-wicket Royal London One-Day Cup victory over Northamptonshire at Edgbaston.
Ben Duckett produced another stunning batting performance to rewrite the England Lions record book against Sri Lanka A at Canterbury
David Willey's aggressive knock of 74 against his former club was largely responsible for Yorkshire Vikings beating North Group leaders, Northamptonshire Steelbacks, by 75 runs in the NatWest T20 Blast at Headingley on Friday night.
Ben Duckett is relishing the prospect of making his second appearance for England Lions on home territory in Northampton – even if he has given himself a very tough act to follow after Tuesday's century
Ben Duckett hit a stunning unbeaten century on his England Lions debut in a seven–wicket win against Pakistan A in Cheltenham.
Northamptonshire batsman Ben Duckett has moved back into the top 10 in the Professional Cricketers’ Most Valuable Player Rankings.
Northamptonshire suffered a two-wicket defeat at the hands of Yorkshire in the Royal London Cup at Scarborough - despite a maiden List A century from Ben Duckett
Richard Levi’s 28-ball half-century helped Northamptonshire to consecutive wins in the NatWest T20 Blast with a record T20 run-chase of 196 at Wantage Road. Levi’s 58 in 37 balls gave Northants a flowing start and Steven Crook’s 33 in 24 balls finished the job.