Northamptonshire County Cricket Club
Ground Capacity 6,500
(10,000 with temporary seats installed)
Telephone: 01604 514455
Nicknames: NCCC, Northants Cricket, The Steelbacks
Northants Cricket play within the Division 2 County Championship, their last piece of silverware came in 2000 when they won the Division 2 title.
Northamptonshire County Cricket Club (NCCC) is also the home of The Steelbacks who are one of the country's most in-form 20 20 teams. Twenty20 is arguably the most exciting and accessible form of cricket as it is a relatively short, past paced version of the sport that encourages attacking, risky shots and starts and finishes within the same day after around 2-3 hours.
NCC have a commendable record within the 20 20 cup have progressed past the intial groups four times out of the 7 years it's been running, with their most recent outing in the competition resulting in a semi-final place in 2009 where they were beaten by the eventual winners Sussex Sharks. Former star NCCC player Monty Panesar has since moved to Sussex.
Nicky Boje (Capt)
Elton Chigumbura (Overseas)
Virender Sehwag (Overseas, T20)
Hours Of Play : LVCC games start at 11am, Lunch 1-1.40, Tea 3.40-4, Close of play 6pm.
20 20 games (weekend and bank holidays) 1st Innings 3.00pm-4.15pm 2nd Innings 4.30pm-5.45pm
20 20 games (weekdays under the floodlights) 1st Innings 7.00pm-8.15pm 2nd Innings 8.30pm- 9.45pm
40 over floodlit games 1st Innings 4.10pm-6.50pm, 2nd Innings 7.15pm-9.55pm
40 over non-floodlit games 1st Innings 1.45pm-4.25pm, 2nd Innings 4.50pm-7.20pm
Ticket prices: Adults from £13, Anyone under 18 from £5, membership and season tickets make the matchday tickets works out considerably cheaper. Full membership starts at £15, LV County Championship season ticket starts from £10. LV, 2 one day internationals and 40 over group games from £15. 20 20 matches and 20 20 Pakistan tour games from £30
NCCC also offer hospitaity packages for the matches, wedding and social events, celeb guest appearances and themed events throughout the year.
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