- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc Madsen b Groenewald501181476042.37lbw b Palladino613171046.15c †Poynton b Palladino011000.00b Palladino011000.00c †Poynton b Clare3046573065.21c Durston b Groenewald960711015.00c Whiteley b Clare519341026.31c †Poynton b Groenewald4881984159.25c Durston b Groenewald1364621020.31c Durston b Groenewald618131033.33not out048000.00Extras10 (b 5, lb 2, nb 2, w 1)TOTAL177 all out (70.4 Overs, RR: 2.5)Fall of wickets: 1-7 (MA Thornely, 4.2 ov), 2-7 (EJH Eckersley, 4.3 ov), 3-7 (RR Sarwan, 4.4 ov), 4-66 (JJ Cobb, 18.4 ov), 5-95 (MAG Boyce, 38.4 ov), 6-96 (GP Smith, 40.1 ov), 7-111 (WA White, 48.1 ov), 8-169 (NL Buck, 66.5 ov), 9-170 (Kadeer Ali, 68.1 ov), 10-177 (MN Malik, 70.4 ov)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRb Buck932461028.12lbw b Hoggard2848615058.33c Smith b White2146723045.65c Thornely b Cobb4458716175.86not out8113817310058.69b Buck723351030.43not out45961247046.87Extras24 (b 4, lb 9, nb 10, w 1)TOTAL259/5 (72.4 Overs, RR: 3.56)Fall of wickets: 1-43 (MS Lineker, 11.6 ov), 2-51 (CF Hughes, 14.6 ov), 3-117 (WL Madsen, 28.3 ov), 4-123 (WJ Durston, 31.5 ov), 5-150 (RA Whiteley, 40.6 ov)
Hours of play (local time)
- Leicestershire 1st innings
- AP Palladino took a hat-trick with the wickets of MA Thornely, EJH Eckersley and RR Sarwan
|1st||43||CF Hughes||MS Lineker|
|2nd||8||WL Madsen||CF Hughes|
|3rd||66||WJ Durston||WL Madsen|
|4th||6||WJ Durston||DJ Redfern|
|5th||27||DJ Redfern||RA Whiteley|
|6th||109||DJ Wainwright||DJ Redfern|
Promotion-chasing Derbyshire had to settle for eight points from their County Championship Division Two clash with Leicestershire after the match was abandoned as a draw without a ball being bowled on the final day at Grace Road.
Top-of-the-table Derbyshire were again left frustrated by the weather, as rain reduced the third day's play against Leicestershire to 18.1 overs
A torrential mid-afternoon downpour put paid to Derbyshire's hopes of building a sizeable lead over Leicestershire on the second day at Grace Road.
Tony Palladino took a hat-trick and Tim Groenewald claimed a five-wicket haul to put Derbyshire in command on the first day against Leicestershire