Showing news for Leicestershire v Essex at Leicester, Jun 21-24, 2013
Leicestershire v Essex, Grace Road, 3rd day
Jun 23, 2013: James Foster struck his first century of the season to put Essex in control on a rain-affected third day at Grace Road.
Leicestershire v Essex, Grace Road, 2nd day
Jun 22, 2013: Essex clawed their way out of another batting crisis against Leicestershire on the second day at Grace Road, just a week after they were bowled out for 20 by Lancashire.
Leicestershire v Essex, Grace Road, 1st day
Jun 21, 2013: Two late wickets gave Essex reason for cheer in their first Championship match since being bowled out for 20 by Lancashire a week ago
The themes of redemption and rehabilitation had been a constant companion for Pakistan in the build-up to what proved to be an epic first Test, but it was only in that moment of victory that the true significance of their 75-run win could be understood
Pakistan's thrilling triumph at Lord's was underscored by their captain's serenity
Also, losing ten-fors, and back to back Tests at Lord's
England played a full part in a compelling Test, but if they are to continue to evolve as a Test side the top order has to shape matches
Sri Lanka's lead spinner must feel like a bus driver in charge of a spluttering vehicle as the hosts strive to challenge a strong Australian side
There was enough logic in Alastair Cook's decision not to enforce the follow-on to make it understandable at worst and reasonable at best
Australia will be hoping that Mitchell Marsh grows from an emerging allrounder into a top-quality allrounder by the end of the Sri Lanka tour
Technique and anticipation are important for close-in fielding. Many of today's fielders lack both