Close of Play

  • Wed, 15 May - day 1 - Northamptonshire 1st innings 91/4 (RI Newton 22*, AJ Hall 12*, 34 ov)
  • Thu, 16 May - day 2 - Leicestershire 1st innings 89/1 (GP Smith 36*, EJH Eckersley 16*, 19 ov)
  • Fri, 17 May - day 3 - Northamptonshire 2nd innings 94/5 (AJ Hall 2*, 22 ov)
  • Sat, 18 May - day 4 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 168/3 (42 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Duckett debut fifty shows promise

    Ben Duckett, Northants' 18-year-old wicketkeeper, made a fifty on first-class debut as the Division Two leaders drew with Leicestershire

  • Copeland continues to make waves

    Trent Copeland has never attracted the interest of Australia's selectors but he continued his excellent form with the ball by taking seven wickets to continue Northants' promotion push

  • Hall and Willey lift Northamptonshire

    Andrew Hall struck his first century in two years on the second day of Division Two leaders Northamptonshire's match against Leicestershire.

  • Peters' injury is bad break for Northants

    Northamptonshire captain Stephen Peters was ruled out for up to six weeks with a broken finger before their match against Leicestershire

Leics 4th innings Partnerships

1st80NJ O'BrienGP Smith
2nd59NJ O'BrienEJH Eckersley
3rd26RR SarwanNJ O'Brien
4th3RR SarwanJJ Cobb