result
(D/N), Northampton, Jun 26 - 29 2017, Specsavers County Championship Division Two
261 & 289/7d
(102.2 ov, target 394)157 & 391
Northants won by 2 runs
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Ackermann's ton unrewarded as Foxes fall two runs short

Colin Ackermann's hundred almost made Northants pay for a day of dropped chances but Leicestershire agonisingly fell two runs short and still remain without a win

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Scorecard summary
Northamptonshire261/10(68.3 overs)1st INNINGS
Ben Duckett112 (102)
Max Holden92 (191)
Dieter Klein6/80(15.3)
Leicestershire157/10(59.5 overs)1st INNINGS
Northamptonshire289/7(61 overs)2nd INNINGS
Alex Wakely112 (121)
Rob Keogh*105 (145)
Leicestershire391/10(102.2 overs)2nd INNINGS
102.2
W
Kleinveldt to Pillans, OUT
Mathew Pillans c Cobb b Kleinveldt 56 (76m 50b 8x4 1x6) SR: 112
102.1
Kleinveldt to Pillans, no run
end of over 102Maiden
LEICS: 391/9CRR: 3.83 
Dieter Klein7 (20)
Mathew Pillans56 (48)
Richard Gleeson29-4-109-4
Rory Kleinveldt22-3-65-2
101.6
Gleeson to Klein, no run
101.5
Gleeson to Klein, no run
101.4
Gleeson to Klein, no run
101.3
Gleeson to Klein, no run
101.2
Gleeson to Klein, no run
101.1
Gleeson to Klein, no run
end of over 1013 runs
LEICS: 391/9CRR: 3.87 
Dieter Klein7 (14)
Mathew Pillans56 (48)
Rory Kleinveldt22-3-65-2
Richard Gleeson28-3-109-4
100.6
1
Kleinveldt to Klein, 1 run
100.5
Kleinveldt to Klein, no run
100.4
Kleinveldt to Klein, no run
100.3
1
Kleinveldt to Pillans, 1 run
100.2
1
Kleinveldt to Klein, 1 run
100.1
Kleinveldt to Klein, no run
end of over 1003 runs
LEICS: 388/9CRR: 3.88 
Dieter Klein5 (9)
Mathew Pillans55 (47)
Richard Gleeson28-3-109-4
Rory Kleinveldt21-3-62-2
99.6
1
Gleeson to Klein, 1 run
99.5
Gleeson to Klein, no run
99.4
Gleeson to Klein, no run
99.3
2
Gleeson to Klein, 2 runs
99.2
Gleeson to Klein, no run
99.1
Gleeson to Klein, no run
Match details
County Ground, Northampton
TossNorthamptonshire, elected to bat first
SeriesSpecsavers County Championship Division Two
Season2017
Hours of play (local time)14.00 start, Tea 16.00-16.20, Dinner 18.20-19.00, Close 21.00
Match days26,27,28,29 June 2017 - daynight(4-day match)
Umpires
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Ben Debenham
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Russell Evans
PointsNorthamptonshire 21, Leicestershire 3