Martin Guptill impresses for Derbys against Northants

Martin Guptill
County Championship Division Two, Derby
Close, day three: Derbyshire 286 & 213-0, Northants 264
Derbyshire 4pts, Northants 5pts
Match scorecard

Opening batsmen Martin Guptill and Paul Borrington put Derbyshire in charge on day three of their County Championship Division Two match against Northants.

Guptill (131no) made his second first-class century for the county, while Borrington scored 66 not out as the hosts closed on 213-0, a lead of 235.

Northants, who dropped three catches, had resumed on 241-7 and ended on 264 as Tony Palladino mopped up the tail.

Derbyshire will be aiming to bowl out Northants on Sunday to claim the win.