• BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c Wyatt b Ireland
    24
    69
    52
    3
    0
    46.15
    b Freckingham
    243
    508
    434
    28
    1
    55.99
    c Burns b Sykes
    8
    19
    16
    1
    0
    50.00
    c †O'Brien b Wyatt
    15
    32
    26
    1
    1
    57.69
    c Thakor b Freckingham
    23
    53
    53
    2
    0
    43.39
    c Freckingham b Sykes
    120
    284
    198
    15
    3
    60.60
    lbw b Wyatt
    1
    16
    8
    0
    0
    12.50
    c sub (MA Thornely) b Sykes
    41
    71
    53
    4
    1
    77.35
    b Sykes
    11
    46
    35
    0
    0
    31.42
    not out
    7
    20
    9
    0
    0
    77.77
    c Cobb b Freckingham
    20
    17
    17
    3
    1
    117.64
    Extras
    8 (b 1, lb 7)
    TOTAL
    521 all out (150.1 Overs, RR: 3.46)
    Fall of wickets: 1-62 (HD Rutherford, 18.3 ov), 2-75 (GM Smith, 23.4 ov), 3-98 (OA Shah, 32.4 ov), 4-151 (RN ten Doeschate, 49.4 ov), 5-421 (BT Foakes, 123.6 ov), 6-427 (JS Foster, 126.5 ov), 7-460 (JC Mickleburgh, 134.1 ov), 8-492 (GR Napier, 145.1 ov), 9-494 (DD Masters, 145.5 ov), 10-521 (TR Craddock, 150.1 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    ACF Wyatt29610823.7200
    OH Freckingham27.1116032.2000
    AJ Ireland31410913.5100
    JS Sykes43617644.0900
    JJ Cobb912402.6600
    SJ Thakor1113603.2700
  • BATSMEN
    R
    M
    B
    4s
    6s
    SR
    c †Foster b Mills
    0
    7
    10
    0
    0
    0.00
    c †Foster b Smith
    18
    51
    36
    3
    0
    50.00
    lbw b Smith
    13
    32
    20
    2
    0
    65.00
    c Foakes b Mills
    21
    55
    45
    3
    0
    46.66
    c Rutherford b Smith
    3
    38
    36
    0
    0
    8.33
    lbw b Craddock
    1
    23
    13
    0
    0
    7.69
    c †Foster b Napier
    19
    58
    46
    1
    0
    41.30
    b Smith
    13
    16
    13
    2
    0
    100.00
    c Masters b Napier
    24
    27
    24
    5
    0
    100.00
    not out
    1
    15
    7
    0
    0
    14.28
    st †Foster b Smith
    10
    10
    12
    1
    0
    83.33
    Extras
    8 (b 4, lb 2, nb 2)
    TOTAL
    131 all out (43.3 Overs, RR: 3.01)
    Fall of wickets: 1-1 (GP Smith, 1.5 ov), 2-31 (EJH Eckersley, 9.1 ov), 3-32 (NJ O'Brien, 11.6 ov), 4-62 (SJ Thakor, 23.4 ov), 5-62 (JA Burns, 24.4 ov), 6-73 (JJ Cobb, 28.6 ov), 7-92 (AJ Ireland, 33.3 ov), 8-120 (MAG Boyce, 40.1 ov), 9-121 (OH Freckingham, 40.3 ov), 10-131 (ACF Wyatt, 43.3 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    DD Masters521703.4000
    TS Mills922422.6601
    GM Smith17.344252.4000
    TR Craddock922913.2200
    GR Napier301324.3300

Close of Play

  • Wed, 17 Jul - day 1 - Leicestershire 1st innings 328/4 (EJH Eckersley 133*, MAG Boyce 37*, 96 ov)
  • Thu, 18 Jul - day 2 - Essex 1st innings 216/4 (JC Mickleburgh 121*, BT Foakes 25*, 75 ov)
  • Fri, 19 Jul - day 3 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 47/3 (JA Burns 13*, SJ Thakor 2*, 18 ov)
  • Sat, 20 Jul - day 4 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 131 (43.3 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

Leics 3rd innings Partnerships

WktRunsPlayers
1st1NJ O'BrienGP Smith
2nd30NJ O'BrienEJH Eckersley
3rd1NJ O'BrienJA Burns
4th30JA BurnsSJ Thakor
5th0JJ CobbJA Burns
6th11MAG BoyceJJ Cobb
7th19AJ IrelandMAG Boyce
8th28MAG BoyceOH Freckingham
9th1JS SykesOH Freckingham
10th10ACF WyattJS Sykes
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  • Smith runs through Leicestershire

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  • Mickleburgh and Foakes plunder Leicestershire

    A career-best 243 from Jaik Mickleburgh plus a first Championship century for Ben Foakes enabled Essex to take a firm grip on their Division Two clash against Leicestershire at Chelmsford

  • Mickleburgh and Napier take control

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