Close of Play

  • Wed, 5 Jul - day 1 - Leicestershire 1st innings 77/2 (CN Ackermann 21*, MJ Cosgrove 21*, 24 ov)
  • Thu, 6 Jul - day 2 - Sussex 2nd innings 74/1 (LWP Wells 39*, HZ Finch 13*, 20 ov)
  • Fri, 7 Jul - day 3 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 36/0 (PJ Horton 15*, A Harinath 17*, 10 ov)
  • Sat, 8 Jul - day 4 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 193 (69.1 ov) - end of match
  • Sussex back in hunt as winless Leicestershire crumble

    Sussex will go into the break from Championship action still in the hunt for promotion from Division Two after completing a 231-run win over bottom of the table Leicestershire at Arundel to claim their third win in four games

  • Van Zyl quickens Sussex promotion bid

    Sussex are favourites to claim their third win in their last four Specsavers County Championship games after an unbeaten 166 by Stiaan van Zyl left Leicestershire reeling at Arundel

  • Jordan and Archer dig deep in tight contest

    Batsmen have struggled on a slow Arundel pitch with Sussex hoping that fielding two spinners will prove decisive in the final throes

  • Sussex fail to dominate on searing day

    Bowlers dominated on a fluctuating first day at Arundel where Clint McKay's four wickets gave Leicestershire hope that they can win their first game of the season