|County Championship Division Two, Northampton|
|Close, day three: Hampshire 206, Northants 159-5|
|Northants 3pts, Hants 1pt|
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.