Close of Play

  • Wed, 11 Sep - day 1 - Lancashire 1st innings 92/0 (PJ Horton 42*, LM Reece 31*, 21 ov)
  • Thu, 12 Sep - day 2 - Lancashire 1st innings 344/4 (PJ Horton 150*, LA Procter 1*, 97 ov)
  • Fri, 13 Sep - day 3 - Leicestershire 1st innings 60/3 (MA Thornely 23*, NJ O'Brien 23*, 22 ov)
  • Sat, 14 Sep - day 4 - Leicestershire 1st innings 329 (104.1 ov) - end of match

Match Notes

  • Promoted Lancs already looking forwards

    Lancashire may not have achieved promotion in the style they would have liked, but the hour-long wait to confirm their success completes a remarkable turnaround of fortunes

  • Katich signs off successful summer

    Manchester's infamous rain may have delayed Lancashire's promotion celebrations but Simon Katich departs for a brighter climate this weekend content he has fully contributed to their successful return to Division One.

  • Horton continues prolific comeback

    Sidelined for six matches during a key phase in Lancashire's promotion push, Paul Horton been prolific since his comeback and may now have played the innings that all but secures their return to Division One.

  • Moores confident in youth policy

    Lancashire may have undergone a makeover of their Championship line-up but coach Peter Moores is confident their decision to blood more players will make them more competitive in Division One next summer.

Leics 2nd innings Partnerships

1st9GP SmithAJ Robson
2nd1EJH EckersleyAJ Robson
3rd4MA ThornelyEJH Eckersley
4th73NJ O'BrienMA Thornely
5th36NJ O'BrienMAG Boyce
6th61MAG BoyceBA Raine
7th69BA RaineTJ Wells
8th32JS SykesBA Raine
9th19JS SykesOH Freckingham
10th25NL BuckJS Sykes