Recent Match Report – Northants vs Derbyshire North Group 2021


Two-time champions slip to 81 for 7 and lose heavily despite lower-order’s recovery

Derbyshire 143 for 5 (du Plooy 48*, Critchley 44) beat Northamptonshire 141 for 8 by five wickets

Northamptonshire Steelbacks slipped to a fourth straight defeat as Derbyshire Falcons ended a two-game losing streak with a five-wicket victory in the North Group match at Derby.

A disciplined Derbyshire performance with the ball restricted Northamptonshire to 141 for 8 and the Falcons, led by an unbeaten 48 from Leus du Plooy and 44 from Matt Critchley, eased home on 143 for 5 with 10 balls to spare.

Ricardo Vasconcelos scored 38 and Graeme White made 37 from 24 balls but Northamptonshire were restricted by George Scrimshaw, 1 for 13 from four overs and Conor McKerr, 2 for 23.

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