All-rounder Brett made the move from Trent Bridge to Wantage Road at the end of the 2017 season, after claiming 37 Championship wickets in Nottinghamshire’s successful Division Two promotion campaign – eleven of them in the two matches against Northamptonshire. A key factor in his decision was the wish to play first-team cricket in all formats. Doncaster-born, he impressed with England Under-19s and made his Championship debut for Notts against Somerset in 2013, bagging Marcus Trescothick as an illustrious first victim with the ball. He made 21 four-day appearances in the last two seasons and notched his career-best score (to date) of 74 against Durham at Trent Bridge in 2016 – after capturing ten wickets in the match against the same opponents at the same ground a year earlier. During the 2018 season, Brett took 45 First Class wickets including a career best 8-57 against Gloucestershire.
Ben Sanderson took four wickets and slugged 36 from No. 11 to put Northamptonshire on top against Sussex after a first day's play where 20 wickets fell at Wantage Road.
Brett Hutton played a starring role as Northamptonshire dominated Gloucestershire on the opening day of the Specsavers County Championship match at Bristol.
Head coach David Ripley said that it had been a game of fine margins between Northamptonshire and Derbyshire at the County Ground.
Brett Hutton’s 5-59 and 62 from Ricardo Vasconelos put Northamptonshire on top against Derbyshire at the County Ground in day three of their Specsavers County Championship match. But Hardus Viljoen’s four wickets ensured the home side were not out of sight, with Northamptonshire 198-8 in their second-innings, leading by 231.
Just 29 overs were possible on a rain-affected second day at the County Ground between Northamptonshire and Derbyshire, and this Specsavers County Championship match remains in the balance.
Another Josh Cobb half-century proved to be an innings in vain for the Steelbacks against Yorkshire Vikings, who took a massive step towards the Vitality Blast quarter finals with a win at the County Ground.