Northants v Hampshire: Three wickets for Azharullah on debut

County Championship Division Two, Northampton

Close, day three: Hampshire 206, Northants 159-5

Northants 3pts, Hants 1pt

Match scorecard

Mohammad Azharullah claimed three wickets on his debut but Division Two leaders Northants look set to draw with Hampshire with one day remaining.

Starting day three on 149-5, the visitors were dismissed for 206 with Liam Dawson leading the way with 76.

Azharullah took 3-59 and David Willey finished with 2-47, following Trent Copeland's four wickets on day two.

Kyle Coetzer made 59 but the hosts lost wickets at regular intervals, before closing 47 runs behind on 159-5.

Match scorecard