Close of Play

  • Tue, 28 Apr - day 1 - Middlesex 1st innings 281/2 (PJ Hughes 99*, NJ Dexter 24*, 64 ov)
  • Wed, 29 Apr - day 2 - Leicestershire 1st innings 161/5 (JJ Cobb 23*, JWA Taylor 3*, 45 ov)
  • Thu, 30 Apr - day 3 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 177/2 (HH Dippenaar 85*, HD Ackerman 45*, 56 ov)
  • Fri, 01 May - day 4 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 400/7d (135 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

County Championship Division Two News

  • Nottinghamshire take second place

    Nottinghamshire took second place, and a handsome prize, after victory over Sussex on the final day of the Championship season

  • ten Doeschate blitz sends Essex up

    Ryan ten Doeschate produced a destructive 59-ball 108 and Mark Pettini played a captain's innings of 85 from 94 deliveries to put Essex back in the top flight for the first time since 2003

  • Last-ditch chase awaits Essex

    Northamptonshire's players will be utilising whatever methods they can to keep tabs on Essex's progress with their promotion fate out of their hands

  • Northants left to watch and wait

    Northamptonshire completed a crushing win over Leicestershire to move into second place in Division Two, but now have to wait for the result at Derby

  • Essex fightback could be too late

    It is looking increasingly unlikely that the successful promotion candidate will come from the County Ground despite Essex enjoying a strong revival

Leics 3rd innings Partnerships

1st2TJ NewMAG Boyce
2nd79HH DippenaarTJ New
3rd115HD AckermanHH Dippenaar
4th0HD AckermanJJ Cobb
5th9HD AckermanPA Nixon
6th108PA NixonJWA Taylor
7th42WA WhiteJWA Taylor
8th45CD CroweJWA Taylor