London, Aug 30 - Sep 2 2011, County Championship Division Two
(5.1 ov, target 36)496/2d & 36/0
(f/o) 193 & 338
Middlesex won by 10 wickets

Middlesex win brings promotion closer

Middlesex strengthened their bid for promotion from Division Two in the County Championship by completing a ten-wicket victory over against Leicestershire 40 minutes before lunch on the final day at Lord's

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Scorecard summary
Middlesex496/2(119 overs)1st INNINGS
Andrew Strauss*241 (344)
Sam Robson*101 (175)
Josh Cobb1/41(10)
Wayne White1/84(16)
Leicestershire193/10(64.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Matthew Boyce46 (122)
Wayne White37 (61)
Steven Crook4/45(11.3)
Tim Murtagh3/41(16)
Leicestershire338/10(108.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
James Taylor85 (164)
Greg Smith84 (145)
Middlesex36/0(5.1 overs)2nd INNINGS
Match details
Lord's, London
TossLeicestershire, elected to field first
SeriesCounty Championship Division Two
Hours of play (local time)11am start, Lunch 13.00-13.40, Tea 15.40-16.00, Close 18.00
Match days30,31 August, 1,2 September 2011 - day(4-day match)
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David Millns
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Neil Mallender
PointsMiddlesex 24, Leicestershire 0