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Meet Rob Newton

Date of Birth
18.01.1990
Nationality
British
Shirt No
10
Batting Style
Right Handed - Top Order
Bowling Style
N/A
Nickname
Newts
Career Best
202* Vs Leicestershire

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Another product of Northamptonshire’s Academy, Rob ticked a notable achievement off his personal cricketing ‘to do’ list in 2016 with a maiden Championship double-century – 202 not out - against Leicestershire.  Only Ben Duckett racked up more first-class runs for the County last season.  After scoring heavily in school cricket at Framlingham, Rob confirmed his arrival at the higher level in 2012 with three Championship centuries, including two in the same match against Derbyshire.  Since then he has suffered some frustrating injuries but in 2014 earned the admiration of all present when he braved a cracked thumb to deny Durham’s bowlers and save Northamptonshire from defeat in the first Championship Division One fixture at Wantage Road since 2004.

1. Top of your playlist? Athletico Mince 

2. Mayweather or McGregor? Neither

3. Childhood Hero? Alan Shearer

4. Worst dressed in the squad? Nathan Buck

5. Which Emoji are you? Big nose for Wakers

6. Celebrity Crush? Sergio Garcia

7. Best moment of your career? Derby all 4 days washed out

8. Ultimate sandwich? Fish finger

9. Favourite holiday destination? Butlins

10. The Ashes or the IPL? Golf

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STEELBACKS EDGE HOME AT GRACE ROAD

Northamptonshire Steelbacks shaded a two-run victory over Leicestershire in the NatWest T20 Blast at Grace Road after rain halted proceedings with Alex Wakely's side just the right side of the DLS calculation

HOLDEN ON FIRE FOR THE ENGLAND U19s

Max Holden, Will Jacks and Ben Green all hit half centuries as England Under-19s warmed up for their forthcoming series against India by starting a two-day game against the Unicorns in Loughborough.

Prasanna ruled out of the NatWest T20 Blast competition

Seekkuge Prasanna has been ruled out of the NatWest T20 Blast competition after sustaining a hamstring injury.

MATCH REPORT | STEELBACKS vs BEARS

Reigning champions Northants Steelbacks ended Birmingham Bears' 100 per cent start in the NatWestT20Blast with a thrilling five-wicket win at Edgbaston.

Emergency services join the Steelbacks for their annual Golf Day

Northamptonshire County Cricket Club have invited emergency services personnel from across the county to join Steelbacks’ players, coaches, staff and sponsors for a complimentary day of golf, followed by a delicious meal at Collingtree Park Golf Club on Wednesday 19th July 2017.

MATCH ABANDONED! No play possible vs Yorkshire

Heavy rain prevented any play between Northamptonshire and Yorkshire in the NatWest T20 Blast North Group at Wantage Road.

Azharullah ruled out of the Steelbacks T20 campaign with a shoulder injury.

The right arm quick suffered an injury to his right shoulder whilst bowling in the day/night match of the Specsavers County Championship fixture against Leicestershire last month.

DUCKETT BOOSTS STEELBACKS TO DURHAM VICTORY

Ben Duckett's 72 boosted the Steelbacks to their first win of the season in the NatWest T20 Blast, beating Durham by six wickets with four balls to spare

REPORT | STEELBACKS VS FALCONS

Luis Reece’s 75 from 51 balls saw Derbyshire upset champions Northamptonshire on the opening night of the NatWest T20 Blast with a rampant seven-wicket win at Wantage Road. Reece steered Derbyshire’s chase of 180 as they won in the final over but victory never looked under threat.

REPORT | DAY 4 VS KENT

Kent and Northamptonshire played out a dull, high-scoring draw at Beckenham after Josh Cobb and the Northants lower order comfortably made the 24 more runs they required to avoid the follow-on early on the final day.

Holden and Brook to lead England Under-19s against India

Max Holden and Harry Brook will lead England Under-19s this summer in four-day and one-day series against India.

GLEESON MAKES HIS MARK IN PCA MVP RANKINGS

Richard Gleeson’s career-best match figures helped Northamptonshire clinch a thrilling victory over Leicestershire in the Specsavers County Championship and gave him a personal best haul of 25 points in the Professional Cricketers’ Association Most Valuable Player Rankings.

ECB ANNOUNCES MEDIA RIGHTS DEALS FROM 2020 ONWARDS

The England & Wales Cricket Board [ECB] today announced the award of Media Rights for all of its domestic First Class County and international matches, played at home, from 2020-2024.

DAY 4 REPORT | NCCC vs LEICESTERSHIRE

Northamptonshire plucked victory from the jaws of defeat against Leicestershire to win the pink-ball Specsavers County Championship match by just two runs at Wantage Road.

Tabraiz Shamsi joins the Steelbacks for the NatWest T20 Blast

South African left arm wrist spinner Tabraiz Shamsi will join the Northamptonshire Steelbacks for the NatWest T20 Blast which kicks off on Friday 7th July against Derbyshire Falcons.

LUBAS SPORTS TRAUMA MANAGEMENT COURSE

Sports like rugby and football are great, but we’ve all seen how easy it is to get injured out there on the pitch. Sports Trauma Management is a nationally-recognised course that gives healthcare professionals the core skills that they will need to properly manage traumatic sporting injuries.

WE ARE DELIGHTED TO ANNOUNCE OUR NEW CATERING PARTNER

Tom Hewer Catering (THC) and Northamptonshire County Cricket Club (NCCC) have formalised their relationship, with the long-term sponsors of the club taking over the catering facility from 1st October 2017.

REPORT | DAY 3 VS DERBYSHIRE

Ben Sanderson took four second-innings wickets to push Northamptonshire back into contention for promotion from Division Two of the Specsavers County Championship with a 128-run win over Derbyshire at Wantage Road.

Rossington ruled out with finger fracture.

Northants wicketkeeper-batsman Adam Rossington has been ruled out for the next three weeks after sustaining a fracture of his left hand. The incident occurred on Day three of the Specsavers County Championship Division Two win at Durham last weekend.

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