Close of Play

  • Mon, 14 Sep - day 1 - no play
  • Tue, 15 Sep - day 2 - no play
  • Wed, 16 Sep - day 3 - Leicestershire 1st innings 222/5 (AM Ali 33*, WA White 2*, 60.1 ov)
  • Thu, 17 Sep - day 4 - Essex 2nd innings 307/5 (59.5 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Browne's best leaves Foxes blue

    An outstanding unbeaten career-best 151 from opener Nick Browne, during which he passed 1,000 championship runs for the season, helped Essex to victory over Leicestershire at Grace Road

  • Cosgrove passes 1000 runs and eyes result

    Half-centuries from captain Mark Cosgrove and opener Angus Robson helped Leicestershire make good progress in the 60.1 overs possible during the third day of the County Championship match at Grace Road