County Championship: Ben Duckett leads solid Northants reply against Derbyshire

Ben Duckett
Ben Duckett scored a career-best 282 for Northants against Sussex last month
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Wantage Road
Northamptonshire v Derbyshire, day two
Derbyshire 324: Thakor 83*; Azharullah 4-95,
Northamptonshire 66-0: Duckett 36*, Libby 28*
Derbyshire lead by 258 runs
Northants 3 pts, Derbyshire 3 pts
Match scorecard

Ben Duckett's unbeaten 36 helped give Northants a solid start to their reply against Derbyshire before rain curtailed day two at Wantage Road.

Resuming on 275-8, Derbyshire lost Luke Fletcher to the fifth ball of the morning to Azharullah (4-95),

Shiv Thakor (83 not out) Andy Carter (17) then put on 48 for the 10th wicket to take the visitors to 324 all out.

Duckett and on-loan Notts opener Jake Libby (28 not out) saw the home side to 66-0 at close, 258 behind.