Angus Robson presses out on the off side

Essex v Leicestershire, LV= County Championship Div Two, Chelmsford, 2nd day

Robson pushes Leicestershire along victory path

Angus Robson struck his first century of the season as Leicestershire ended the second day at Chelmsford as favourites to claim a long-overdue victory.

Ben Raine runs in

Essex v Leicestershire, LV= County Championship Div Two, Chelmsford, 1st day

Raine best sees Essex struggle again at Chelsmford

Ben Raine returned career-best figures of 5 for 48 in 18 overs as Leicestershire took the honours on a rain-affected day at Chelmsford.

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Daryll Mitchell flicks to leg on his way to a century

Worcestershire v Leicestershire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, New Road

Mitchell overcomes blow to secure victory

A second match in 24 hours was a step too far for Leicestershire as their NatWest T20 Blast challenge took a blow with a six-wicket defeat by Worcestershire at New Road.

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Kevin O'Brien sweeps during an unbeaten 48 that saw Leicestershire home

Leicestershire v Durham, NatWest T20, North Group, Grace Road

O'Brien steers Foxes to consecutive wins

Leicestershire made it consecutive wins in the NatWest T20 North Division as Durham's batsmen struggled to come to terms with a well-grassed but relatively slow pitch at Grace Road.

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Niall O'Brien played a match-winning 47

Leicestershire v Derbyshire, NatWest T20 Blast, North Group, Grace Road

O'Brien gives Leicestershire winning feeling

Niall O'Brien hit 47 off 27 balls to guide Leicestershire to their first win of the season in all forms of cricket

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Mark Cosgrove flicks to leg during his innings of 44

Leicestershire v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Division Two, Grace Road, 3rd day

Plucky Cosgrove holds up Lancashire

Mark Cosgrove staved off the threat of a follow-on to protect Leicestershire in a rain-wrecked but eventful day limited to 24 overs

Mark Cosgrove flicks to leg during his innings of 44

Leicestershire v Lancashire, LV= Championship, Division Two, Grace Road, 2nd day

Cosgrove keeps Leicestershire above water

Lancashire's bowlers took full advantage of a helpful pitch to leave Leicestershire still fighting to save the follow-on after a rain-shortened second day at Grace Road.