COUNTY FRIENDLY: Ross the boss as Hunts edge a thriller

Hunts won a thriller against the Northants Academy by two runs at Peterborough Town yesterday (June 20).

Monday, 20th June 2016, 8:59 am
Updated Thursday, 25th August 2016, 7:17 pm
Ross Keymer cracked 82 for Hunts against Northants Academy

Uffod Park’s Ross Keymer cracked 82 of Hunts’ 254-9 and was well supported by Nassington pair Tom Norman (55) and Alex Laud (42).

To complete a good day for Nassington CC players left-arm spinner Harrison Craig bagged 3-29 - his best senior county figures from 10 overs - as Northants closed on 252-8.

Norman (1-61) kept things tight with the ball at the end. He took a wicket with the first ball of the final over which Northants started requiring 12 to win.

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Tom Norman enjoyed a decent day for Hunts against Northants. Photo: David Lowndes.

Earlier Keymer and Laud had put on 83 for the first Hunts wicket. Keymer struck 12 fours and two sixes in his 124-ball innings.

Norman smashed four sixes in his 48-ball knock.

Scores

Hunts 254-9 (R. Keymer 82, T. Norman 55, A. Laud 42, S. Harris 3-29, C. Home 2-39).

Tom Norman enjoyed a decent day for Hunts against Northants. Photo: David Lowndes.

Northants 252-8 (W. Rigers 68, H. Adair 47, B. Coddington 44, H. Craig 3-29, R. Claessen 3-47).