Result
LV= County Championship Division Two at Leicester, Sep 14-17 2015
251/7d & 73/1d
(59.5 ov, target 307)
18/0d & 307/5
Essex won by 5 wickets
1y
• ECB/PA

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

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Scorecard summary
Leicestershire251/7d(69 overs)1st Innings
Mark Cosgrove94 (163)
Aadil Ali*53 (101)
Jesse Ryder5/89(25)
Ravi Bopara1/48(16)
Essex18/0d(5 overs)1st Innings
Leicestershire73/1d(14 overs)2nd Innings
Essex307/5(59.5 overs)2nd Innings
Nick Browne*151 (184)
Ravi Bopara69 (91)
Ben Raine2/73(16.3)
Wayne White2/69(13.2)
end of over 606 runs
Essex: 306/5CRR: 5.11 
Nick Browne151 (184)
Mark Pettini13 (10)
Ben Raine17.1-3-75-2
Rob Taylor10-0-61-1
59.5
1
Raine to Browne, 1 run
59.4
1
Raine to Pettini, 1 run
59.3
1
Raine to Browne, 1 run
59.2
Raine to Browne, no run
59.1
3
Raine to Pettini, 3 runs
end of over 5915 runs
Essex: 301/5CRR: 5.1 
Nick Browne149 (181)
Mark Pettini9 (8)
Rob Taylor10-0-61-1
Ben Raine16.2-3-69-2
58.6
4
Taylor to Browne, FOUR runs
58.5
4
Taylor to Browne, FOUR runs
58.4
1
Taylor to Pettini, 1 run
58.3
Taylor to Pettini, no run
58.2
2
Taylor to Pettini, 2 runs
58.1
4
Taylor to Pettini, FOUR runs
end of over 5812 runs
Essex: 286/5CRR: 4.93 
Mark Pettini2 (4)
Nick Browne141 (179)
Ben Raine16.2-3-69-2
Rob Taylor9-0-46-1
57.6
1
Raine to Pettini, 1 run
57.5
1
Raine to Browne, 1 run
57.4
4
Raine to Browne, FOUR runs
57.3
1
Raine to Pettini, 1 run
57.2
1
Raine to Browne, 1 run
57.1
4
Raine to Browne, FOUR runs
end of over 574 runs • 1 wicket
Essex: 274/5CRR: 4.8 
Mark Pettini0 (2)
Nick Browne131 (175)
Rob Taylor9-0-46-1
Ben Raine15.2-3-57-2
56.6
Taylor to Pettini, no run
Match details
Grace Road, Leicester
TossEssex , elected to field first
SeriesLV= County Championship Division Two 2015
Season2015
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30
Match days14,15,16,17 September 2015 (4-day match)
Umpires
Graham Lloyd
Steve Garratt
PointsEssex 18, Leicestershire 2