Match Notes

Essex 4th innings Partnerships

1st8T WestleyJC Mickleburgh
2nd5T WestleyNLJ Browne
3rd21OA ShahT Westley
4th13ML PettiniT Westley
5th32ML PettiniRN ten Doeschate
6th66JS FosterRN ten Doeschate
7th16GR NapierRN ten Doeschate
  • Foster hundred turns tide for Essex

    James Foster struck his first century of the season to put Essex in control on a rain-affected third day at Grace Road.

  • Hoggard swings back to form

    Essex clawed their way out of another batting crisis against Leicestershire on the second day at Grace Road, just a week after they were bowled out for 20 by Lancashire.

  • Napier strikes give Essex edge

    Two late wickets gave Essex reason for cheer in their first Championship match since being bowled out for 20 by Lancashire a week ago