County Championship: Warwickshire full three-day victory over Northamptonshire
|Specsavers County Championship Division Two, The County Floor, Northampton (day three):|
|Northamptonshire 147 & 218: Rossington 58, Newton 46; Sidebottom 4-61|
|Warwickshire 413: Ambrose 103, Hain 85, Brookes 70; Sanderson 3-62|
|Warwickshire (22 pts) beat Northamptonshire (2 pts) by an innings & 48 runs|
Warwickshire gave an early indication of their promotion potential by beating Northamptonshire by an innings and 48 runs on day three at Wantage Street.
Australian tempo bowler Ryan Sidebottom took 4-61 for match figures of 10-96 as the house aspect have been bowled out for 218.
It’s the first time the 28-year-old has taken 10 wickets in a recreation in his comparatively quick first-class profession.
Adam Rossington made 58 for Northants, whose batting is a trigger for concern after a second successive defeat.
Their complete was the very best they’ve achieved in 4 Championship innings to this point this summer season, having been dismissed for under 71 and 142 by Middlesex final week.
Opener Rob Newton made 46 earlier than he clipped a catch to mid-wicket and Josh Cobb contributed 30, however neither, like Rossington, might go on to a significant innings.
And it was teen Henry Brookes who ended the match with the ultimate two wickets, bowling Richard Gleeson and Ben Sanderson for geese.
Warwickshire captain Jeetan Patel informed BBC Coventry & Warwickshire: “I assumed the fellows put in quite a lot of onerous work. It was very attritional, when it comes to how we went about it.
“To bowl them out for 147 within the first innings was excellent after which to pile on 400, we have not performed that for a very long time.
“It was good to place them below some critical strain, and contributions from everybody all via that order, is what we’re about.
“We’re embarking on a brand new future, and the way we get again to (constant) dominant performances is vital to what we do, however alongside the way in which we’ll have to search out different methods to get wins.”
Northamptonshire head coach David Ripley informed BBC Radio Northampton: “We thought it was toss to win and to come back out with 150 and bowled out in below 50 overs is the place the sport was misplaced.
“Tough to attain is one factor, however getting knocked over is a disappointment, we gave too many wickets away.
“We have been speaking about batting tempo, not simply going via the gears until you are out.
“Entertainers that we’re, it is an space of concern in Championship cricket. You have to construct consciousness about it.”