Close of Play

  • Thu, 26 Jun - day 1 - Indians 1st innings 333/4 (AM Rahane 47*, RG Sharma 43*, 90 ov)
  • Fri, 27 Jun - day 2 - no play
  • Sat, 28 Jun - day 3 - Leicestershire 1st innings 349/5 (62 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Ishant heckled as Robson, Smith flay rusty Indians

    Angus Robson, the younger brother of England's new opening batsman Sam, and Greg Smith hit run-a-ball centuries as their 221-run second-wicket stand ensured a chastening time in the field for the Indians

  • Persistent showers force abandonment

    Showers that began the previous night and persisted through Friday morning and afternoon ended any chance of play on the second day of the Indians' warm-up match against Leicestershire

  • Top order leads Indians' solid effort

    Fifties from Gautam Gambhir, Shikhar Dhawan and Cheteshwar Pujara lifted Indians to 333 on the first day of their tour match against Leicestershire

  • Dravid hopes warm-up games don't lack intensity

    Rahul Dravid, the former India captain, hopes the two warm-up games on India's tour to England will not lack intensity, as has been the case on previous tours