- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRc Ali b Richardson11216008.33c Mitchell b Leach3159804052.54b Richardson10624928114042.57lbw b Choudhry923241039.13lbw b Shantry834401023.52c Fell b Ali4493976047.31not out16631242025.39c Ali b Shantry1418142077.77c Mitchell b Richardson2650453052.00lbw b Richardson016000.00lbw b Richardson011000.00Extras19 (b 4, lb 13, nb 2)TOTAL274 all out (100.2 Overs, RR: 2.73)Fall of wickets: 1-14 (GP Smith, 4.1 ov), 2-53 (NJ O'Brien, 22.1 ov), 3-63 (SJ Thakor, 28.6 ov), 4-94 (TJ Wells, 39.4 ov), 5-186 (JJ Cobb, 67.5 ov), 6-226 (EJH Eckersley, 84.3 ov), 7-241 (JS Sykes, 87.3 ov), 8-274 (OH Freckingham, 98.6 ov), 9-274 (MJ Hoggard, 100.1 ov), 10-274 (ACF Wyatt, 100.2 ov)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRlbw b Hoggard2357792040.35lbw b Hoggard213160015.38lbw b Raine2540555062.50not out14426236217054.96c †O'Brien b Thakor8416720214050.29c Smith b Thakor068000.00lbw b Hoggard1765622026.15b Hoggard01621000.00c †O'Brien b Sykes2230414073.33b Sykes011000.00b Freckingham18130012.50Extras20 (lb 14, w 1, pen 5)TOTAL338 all out (110.5 Overs, RR: 3.04)Fall of wickets: 1-11 (MG Pardoe, 4.3 ov), 2-53 (MM Ali, 17.4 ov), 3-55 (DKH Mitchell, 18.4 ov), 4-236 (TC Fell, 74.5 ov), 5-238 (J Leach, 76.4 ov), 6-276 (MA Johnson, 92.6 ov), 7-284 (SH Choudhry, 98.1 ov), 8-331 (JD Shantry, 107.2 ov), 9-331 (G Cessford, 107.3 ov), 10-338 (A Richardson, 110.5 ov)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRb Cessford737461018.91c Shantry b Cessford1226353046.15b Shantry11922431914053.12lbw b Shantry11624006.25b Shantry1745442037.77c Samaraweera b Cessford1133381033.33b Choudhry1929333065.51lbw b Richardson321181261027.11c Pardoe b Shantry428330014.28lbw b Choudhry824341033.33not out822311036.36Extras10 (b 8, lb 2)TOTAL248 all out (100.2 Overs, RR: 2.47)Fall of wickets: 1-20 (NJ O'Brien, 9.2 ov), 2-23 (GP Smith, 11.4 ov), 3-31 (SJ Thakor, 17.3 ov), 4-63 (TJ Wells, 29.3 ov), 5-97 (JJ Cobb, 39.4 ov), 6-120 (BA Raine, 48.3 ov), 7-212 (JS Sykes, 84.2 ov), 8-231 (OH Freckingham, 91.5 ov), 9-232 (EJH Eckersley, 93.1 ov), 10-248 (MJ Hoggard, 100.2 ov)
- BATSMENRBM4s6sSRb Hoggard3569754050.72not out7612616812060.31not out6376938282.89Extras11 (lb 8, w 3)TOTAL185/1 (45.1 Overs, RR: 4.09)Fall of wickets: 1-62 (DKH Mitchell, 20.2 ov)
Hours of play (local time)
- Leicestershire 2nd innings
- EJH Eckersley 100 off 193 balls in 264 mins, 12x4
- Graeme Cessford went off injured four balls into his 19th over, the over was completed by Jack Shantry.
- TT Samaraweera off 203 balls in 270 minutes, 11x4
- Alan Richardson took a hat-trick with the wickets of Freckingham, Hoggard and Wyatt
- Worcestershire 1st innings
- 5 penalty runs were awarded to Worcestershire after the ball hit a helmet on the 1st ball of the 42nd over.
- Leicestershire 1st innings
- EJH Eckersley 100 off 222 balls in 253 mins, 14x4
Worcestershire kept their slim hopes of promotion alive with a nine-wicket victory against bottom-of-the-table Leicestershire in their Championship clash at Grace Road
Ned Eckersley inspired Leicestershire's fightback against Worcestershire in the Championship Division Two clash at Grace Road
Alan Richardson's hat-trick and Thilan Samaraweera's 99 gave Worcestershire the edge against Leicestershire at Grace Road.
Ned Eckersley hit his third Championship century of the season as Leicestershire recovered from a shaky start to reach 270 for 7 at stumps on the first day against Worcestershire at Grace Road.