Head Coach John Sadler has confirmed overseas players Matt Kelly and Will Young will make their Northamptonshire debuts tomorrow against Yorkshire.

The duo form part of a 13-man squad named ahead of the Club’s second LV= Insurance County Championship fixture.

“It’s great to have them here, they bring that experience, they bring that class and they are both really good, humble guys as well, which makes a difference as they will fit into our unit really well,” Sadler said.

“We do our homework and it’s really important to get the right characters involved as they are going to be with us for quite a while, and when you are living in each other’s pockets day in, day out, it can be quite intense.”

The squad have enjoyed the unusual experience of a week off early in the season, with Northamptonshire not involved in the second round of fixtures. The result had given Sadler

“We have got a fully fit, fresh squad, who are hungry to get back out there again.” Sadler said.

“Everybody used to say to me, that when you have a selection headache it is a good thing, and that is absolutely the case right now.”

Northamptonshire squad to take on Yorkshire.

Ricardo Vasconcelos (c)
Gareth Berg
Josh Cobb
Emilio Gay
Matt Kelly
Rob Keogh
Simon Kerrigan
Lewis McManus (wk)
Luke Procter
Ben Sanderson
Tom Taylor
Will Young
Saif Zaib

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