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

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