Close of Play

  • Wed, 28 Aug - day 1 - Leicestershire 1st innings 270/7 (BA Raine 16*, OH Freckingham 22*, 96 ov)
  • Thu, 29 Aug - day 2 - Worcestershire 1st innings 265/5 (TT Samaraweera 99*, MA Johnson 12*, 89 ov)
  • Fri, 30 Aug - day 3 - Leicestershire 2nd innings 190/6 (EJH Eckersley 91*, JS Sykes 22*, 72 ov)
  • Sat, 31 Aug - day 4 - Worcestershire 2nd innings 185/1 (45.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Worcs wrap up straightforward win

    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

  • Worcestershire defied by Eckersley again

    Ned Eckersley inspired Leicestershire's fightback against Worcestershire in the Championship Division Two clash at Grace Road

  • Richardson hat-trick edges Worcs ahead

    Alan Richardson's hat-trick and Thilan Samaraweera's 99 gave Worcestershire the edge against Leicestershire at Grace Road.

  • Leics reliance on Eckersley shown again

    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.