Leicester, Sep 5 - 8 2007, County Championship Division Two
310 & 459/6d
(114.2 ov, target 534)236 & 356
Northants won by 177 runs
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Scorecard summary
Northamptonshire310/10(88.2 overs)1st INNINGS
Nicky Boje125 (201)
Ryan Cummins5/60(21.2)
Jim Allenby2/37(12)
Leicestershire236/10(63.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Tom New45 (78)
David Lucas5/49(17)
Richard Logan2/39(12.3)
Northamptonshire459/6(108 overs)2nd INNINGS
David Sales*187 (279)
Niall O'Brien109 (115)
Leicestershire356/10(114.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
Paul Nixon110 (225)
Jim Allenby58 (134)
Nicky Boje6/110(44)
Lance Klusener2/71(22.2)
Match details
Grace Road, Leicester
TossNorthamptonshire, elected to bat first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Hours of play (local time)10.30am start, Lunch 12.45-3.15, Tea (usually) 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00<br>Final day: Lunch 12.30-13.10, Tea 15.10-15.30, Close 17.30.
Match days5,6,7,8 September 2007 - day (4-day match)
FC debut
Harry Gurney
Harry Gurney
Josh Cobb
Josh Cobb
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George Sharp
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Pasty Harris
PointsNorthamptonshire 20, Leicestershire 4