Rampaul hits winning runs for Derbs against Northants

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    Ravi Rampaul (File Photo)

    Ravi Rampaul hit the winning runs for Derbyshire as they beat Northamptonshire in their County Championship Division Two clash.

    Northants continued their 2nd innings today, Day 4, on 198/8 but just one over from Tony Palladino was enough to snap up the remaining two wickets – Rampaul took 3/53 as they were set 233 to win.

    Derbs’ chase saw several stumbling blocks as they ended up at 224/9.

    However, facing the last ball of Nathan Buck’s 17th over, Rampaul got one down to fine leg for four securing a tense, thrilling victory.