• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †New b Gurney
    39
    80
    109
    6
    0
    48.75
    c Jefferson b White
    6
    38
    59
    1
    0
    15.78
    lbw b Gurney
    27
    65
    86
    0
    0
    41.53
    b Henderson
    50
    124
    151
    4
    0
    40.32
    lbw b McDonald
    6
    17
    25
    1
    0
    35.29
    lbw b McDonald
    2
    8
    8
    0
    0
    25.00
    not out
    117
    224
    267
    10
    1
    52.23
    c †New b Naik
    4
    6
    10
    1
    0
    66.66
    b Malik
    30
    86
    76
    6
    0
    34.88
    c Boyce b Malik
    11
    37
    99
    2
    0
    29.72
    c Jefferson b Malik
    0
    1
    1
    0
    0
    0.00
    Extras
    30 (b 1, lb 18, nb 8, w 3)
    TOTAL
    322 all out (113.4 Overs, RR: 2.83)
    Fall of wickets: 1-31 (T Westley, 13.5 ov), 2-68 (BA Godleman, 25.6 ov), 3-82 (OA Shah, 35.4 ov), 4-111 (MJ Walker, 42.2 ov), 5-115 (RN ten Doeschate, 44.4 ov), 6-169 (RS Bopara, 66.5 ov), 7-174 (DD Masters, 69.1 ov), 8-243 (MA Chambers, 90.3 ov), 9-318 (TR Craddock), 10-322 (TS Mills, 113.4 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    MN Malik26.457232.7001
    HF Gurney2236422.9021
    WA White1725713.3512
    AB McDonald1614222.6200
    CW Henderson2082811.4000
    JKH Naik1224013.3300

Close of Play

  • Sun, 10 Jul - day 1 - Essex 1st innings 248/8 (JS Foster 58*, TR Craddock 1*, 92 ov)
  • Mon, 11 Jul - day 2 - Leicestershire 1st innings 245/7 (TJ New 19*, 71.4 ov)
  • Tue, 12 Jul - day 3 - Essex 2nd innings 306/4 (OA Shah 84*, RN ten Doeschate 0*, 82 ov)
  • Wed, 13 Jul - day 4 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 138 (49.2 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Essex revive promotion hopes with big win

    Essex revived their promotion hopes with a crushing 254-run victory over Leicestershire in the County Championship Division Two clash at Grace Road

  • Godleman sets up victory chance

    Billy Godleman hit a career-best 130 as Essex moved into a commanding position at the end of the third day of the County Championship match against Leicestershire at Grace Road

  • Foster and Bopara steady Essex

    Half-centuries from Ravi Bopara and James Foster pulled Essex out of trouble on the first day of the County Championship match against Leicestershire at Grace Road

  • Craddock stakes claim for full deal

    A second successive century from their captain, James Foster, and a four-wicket haul for trialist Tom Craddock gave Essex a vital edge in their County Championship Division Two game against Leicestershire at Grace Road

Leics 4th innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st0WI JeffersonMAG Boyce
2nd19MAG BoyceGP Smith
3rd37MAG BoyceJWA Taylor
4th0MAG BoyceWA White
5th12TJ NewWA White
6th23JKH NaikWA White
7th14AB McDonaldJKH Naik
8th10CW HendersonAB McDonald
9th23AB McDonaldMN Malik