Wednesday 26 September 2007 

Andrew Hall Signs Three-Year Northamptonshire Deal

Northants Cricket is delighted to announce that Andrew Hall has agreed to join the County for the next three seasons. Chief Executive Mark Tagg said, “A number of counties have been after Andrew’s signature and we are very pleased that he has seen the potential in our club over the next few years and has decided that he would like to be a part of our plans”.

Head Coach David Capel said “This is an important and significant signing for Northants Cricket. I feel confident that the addition of Andrews vast experience combined with his proven qualities of being a combative, competitive team man in all departments of the game will have a significant impact in all competitions. He has performed admirably in 1st class cricket for an extended period of time and has a depth of experience in the English game; his international playing record speaks for itself. His pedigree and enthusiastic approach to the game is likely to lead to him having a positive impact at the club in all aspects during the next three years. His bowling ability in all forms of the game is the primary reason for his addition to the squad but it is also recognised that he is a player that has great versatility with his batting roles, making him a him an even more valuable asset to the club.

Andrew Hall said “The opportunity to join Northants and play my role both on and off the field in achieving success and being part of the development plans over the next three years is an exciting one for me. Before making my decision I have spoken in depth with David Capel, Nico Boje and Lance Klusener who have given me a useful insight and convinced me about the style, potential and ambition that the club have in progressing and working towards achieving lasting success. They have assured me regarding the clubs will to compete and enthused about some young talent coming through the ranks and I hope to support their development and help create a strong all round competitive team for many years to come”.

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