County Championship: Ben Duckett leads solid Northants reply against Derbyshire
|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|
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.