Close of Play

  • Wed, 8 May - day 1 - Worcestershire 1st innings 198/3 (TT Samaraweera 52*, AN Kervezee 18*, 66.1 ov)
  • Thu, 9 May - day 2 - Worcestershire 1st innings 294/7 (TT Samaraweera 92*, SH Choudhry 15*, 104.3 ov)
  • Fri, 10 May - day 3 - Leicestershire 1st innings 229/2 (EJH Eckersley 108*, RR Sarwan 46*, 86.1 ov)
  • Sat, 11 May - day 4 - Worcestershire 2nd innings 61/1d (20 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Thakor briefly lightens the gloom

    Leicestershire followed the logical course by batting through much of the final day as their Division Two basement battle with Worcestershire in the drifted to a draw

  • Eckersley ton blunts Worcs

    Ned Eckersley again made New Road a stage for his batting talent as Leicestershire blunted Worcestershire's hopes of pressing for a win

  • Samaraweera nears maiden ton

    Thilan Samaraweera was on the brink of a first century for Worcestershire in the County Championship when rain wiped out nearly 60 overs on day two at New Road.

  • Worcestershire build amid construction

    Half-centuries by Matt Pardoe and Thilan Samaraweera took Worcestershire to 198 for 3 on a rain-shortened first day in their Division Two clash with Leicestershire at New Road