Result
Specsavers County Championship Division Two at Hove, Apr 5-8 2019
173 & 308
(73 ov, target 230)
252 & 232/3
Leics won by 7 wickets
1y
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Paul Horton leads the way as Leicestershire make winning start

Half-centuries from Paul Horton, Hasan Azad and Mark Cosgrove gave Leicestershire a seven-wicket victory over Sussex

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Scorecard summary
Sussex173(44.2 overs)1st Innings
Tom Taylor6/47(16)
Chris Wright3/53(15)
Leicestershire252(79 overs)1st Innings
Lewis Hill67 (116)
Mir Hamza3/71(19)
Sussex308(84.1 overs)2nd Innings
Phil Salt80 (67)
Harry Finch48 (99)
Leicestershire232/3(73 overs)2nd Innings
Paul Horton61 (112)
Hassan Azad59 (173)
end of over 7311 runs
Leics: 232/3CRR: 3.17 
Colin Ackermann24 (48)
Mark Cosgrove53 (86)
Chris Jordan12-0-61-0
Luke Wells8-1-26-0
72.6
4
Jordan to Ackermann, FOUR runs
72.5
Jordan to Ackermann, no run
72.4
Jordan to Ackermann, no run
72.3
2
Jordan to Ackermann, 2 runs
72.2
1
Jordan to Cosgrove, 1 run
72.1
4
Jordan to Cosgrove, FOUR runs
end of over 723 runs
Leics: 221/3CRR: 3.06 
Colin Ackermann18 (44)
Mark Cosgrove48 (84)
Luke Wells8-1-26-0
Chris Jordan11-0-50-0
71.6
Wells to Ackermann, no run
71.5
Wells to Ackermann, no run
71.4
Wells to Ackermann, no run
71.3
Wells to Ackermann, no run
71.2
Wells to Ackermann, no run
71.1
3
Wells to Cosgrove, 3 runs
end of over 715 runs
Leics: 218/3CRR: 3.07 
Mark Cosgrove45 (83)
Colin Ackermann18 (39)
Chris Jordan11-0-50-0
Luke Wells7-1-23-0
70.6
1
Jordan to Cosgrove, 1 run
70.5
4
Jordan to Cosgrove, FOUR runs
70.4
Jordan to Cosgrove, no run
70.3
Jordan to Cosgrove, no run
70.2
Jordan to Cosgrove, no run
70.1
Jordan to Cosgrove, no run
Match details
County Ground, Hove
TossToss uncontested, Leicestershire elected to first
SeriesSpecsavers County Championship Division Two 2019
Season2019
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days5,6,7,8 April 2019 (4-day match)
Umpires
Jeff Evans
Paul Baldwin
PointsLeicestershire 21, Sussex 3