• BATSMEN
    R
    B
    M
    4s
    6s
    SR
    b Cessford
    7
    37
    46
    1
    0
    18.91
    c Shantry b Cessford
    12
    26
    35
    3
    0
    46.15
    b Shantry
    119
    224
    319
    14
    0
    53.12
    lbw b Shantry
    1
    16
    24
    0
    0
    6.25
    b Shantry
    17
    45
    44
    2
    0
    37.77
    c Samaraweera b Cessford
    11
    33
    38
    1
    0
    33.33
    b Choudhry
    19
    29
    33
    3
    0
    65.51
    lbw b Richardson
    32
    118
    126
    1
    0
    27.11
    c Pardoe b Shantry
    4
    28
    33
    0
    0
    14.28
    lbw b Choudhry
    8
    24
    34
    1
    0
    33.33
    not out
    8
    22
    31
    1
    0
    36.36
    Extras
    10 (b 8, lb 2)
    TOTAL
    248 all out (100.2 Overs, RR: 2.47)
    Fall of wickets: 1-20 (Niall O'Brien, 9.2 ov), 2-23 (Greg Smith, 11.4 ov), 3-31 (Shiv Thakor, 17.3 ov), 4-63 (Tom Wells, 29.3 ov), 5-97 (Josh Cobb, 39.4 ov), 6-120 (Ben Raine, 48.3 ov), 7-212 (James Sykes, 84.2 ov), 8-231 (Ollie Freckingham, 91.5 ov), 9-232 (Ned Eckersley, 93.1 ov), 10-248 (Matthew Hoggard, 100.2 ov)
    BowlingOMRWEconWDNB
    A Richardson2594711.8800
    G Cessford18.445633.0000
    JD Shantry24.275342.1700
    J Leach201608.0000
    SH Choudhry21.235222.4300
    MM Ali931401.5500

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.