Leicestershire

Surrey, Yorkshire, Sussex, Kent and Worcestershire secure Championship victories

In their championship encounters on day four, Surrey and Yorkshire secured wins in Division One while Sussex, Kent and Worcestershire registered victories in Division Two. Elsewhere, Durham and Hampshire drew their encounters against Warwickshire and Somerset respectively in Division One.
26 August 2016
 

Porter, Masters bowl Essex to innings victory

A four-wicket haul each from Jamie Porter and David Masters dismissed Leicestershire for 175 in their second innings as Essex completed a convincing innings victory at Grace Road. Here is all you want to know on day three of the latest round of the County Championship.
26 August 2016

Viljoen makes instant impact as Championship battle resumes

The two teams looking to challenge Essex at the top of Division Two of the County Championship both dismissed their opponents on day one as the latest round of action got underway while in Division One, teams battled to take advantage of leaders Middlesex not being in action.
23 August 2016

Championship wins for Essex, Glamorgan, Gloucestershire, Hampshire, Surrey

There were wins on day four of the the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches for Hampshire, Surrey, Essex, Glamorgan and Gloucestershire.
16 August 2016

Middlesex build lead by beating Durham as others make moves

Day three of the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches saw Middlesex extend their lead at the top of Division One by beating Durham by an innings at Lord's.
15 August 2016

County Championship leaders prosper on day two

Day two of the latest round of Specsavers County Championship matches saw leaders Middlesex and Essex, as well as Hampshire and Leicestershire, enjoy excellent days while elsewhere it was more evenly matched.
14 August 2016

Leaders Middlesex make great start, Yorkshire fight back

After a week of NatWest T20 Blast action, attention turns back to the Specsavers County Championship where eight matches started today with sides battling for early bonus points and positions of ascendency.
13 August 2016

Middlesex maintain gap, Essex return to summit

All four Specsavers County Championship matches that ended today were drawn, which means Middlesex maintain a 13-point lead at the top of Division One and Essex are back on top of Division Two - by just one point.
7 August 2016

Championship wins for Kent, Northamptonshire, Somerset, Yorkshire

Kent, Northamptonshire, Somerset and Yorkshire claimed victories on another dramatic day of Specsavers County Championship action up and down the country.
6 August 2016

County Championship milestones add to dramatic day

It was a day of milestones and high drama in the Specsavers County Championship with Ryan Sidebottom, Nick Selman and Will Smith having days to remember.
5 August 2016

Battles everywhere in County Championship action

There are now eight matches ongoing in the Specsavers County Championship and today's action proved something of a mixed bag with bowlers on top in some games, batsmen enjoying themselves in others, and some remaining very finely balanced.
4 August 2016

Worcestershire, Warwickshire register victories on rain-hit day

Worcestershire and Warwickshire registered victories against Nottinghamshire and Yorkshire respectively on a day where three other games were abandoned due to rain in the Royal London One-Day Cup on Monday.
1 August 2016

A day of convincing and thrilling Royal London One-Day Cup victories

Another busy day in the Royal London One-Day Cup saw everything from last over dramatics to easy victories. With there still being a lot to play for in both groups, the teams were vying for crucial victories to try and secure a place in the next stages of the competition.
31 July 2016

T20 Blast quarter-finals confirmed after final round drama

The line-up for the quarter-finals of the NatWest T20 Blast has been confirmed after the final round of group games provided plenty of drama this evening.
29 July 2016

Essex, Somerset go three points clear, Warwickshire go second

There were five Royal London One-Day Cup matches played today which saw the lead in the South Group change hands, albeit briefly, and Warwickshire put pressure on North Group leaders Yorkshire.
26 July 2016

Royal London One-Day Cup group leaders beaten on busy day

Teams returned to action in the Royal London One-Day Cup today and both group leaders - Derbyshire and Essex - were beaten.
24 July 2016

Leicestershire complete victory over Gloucestershire

Half-centuries from Paul Horton and captain Mark Cosgrove helped Leicestershire chase down 180 to beat Gloucestershire by six wickets on day three of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two clash in Cheltenham.
22 July 2016

Leicestershire to merge with Leicestershire & Rutland Cricket Board

From 1st August, Leicestershire County Cricket Club will merge with its recreational and community arm, the Leicestershire & Rutland Cricket Board.
22 July 2016

Gloucestershire make headway before rain

Rain brought about an early close to day two of the Specsavers County Championship match between Gloucestershire and Leicestershire in Cheltenham with the home side leading by 98 runs with six second innings wickets in hand.
21 July 2016

County Championship wins for Glamorgan, Somerset & Surrey

There were wins for Somerset over Nottinghamshire, Surrey over Hampshire and Glamorgan over Derbyshire in the Specsavers County Championship while the game between Kent and Sussex ended in a draw.
20 July 2016