Leicestershire CCC v Yorkshire CCC updates

IT’s day three of the County Championship match between Leicestershire and Yorkshire at Grace Road.
Shan Masood's Yorkshire conceded a first innings deficit of 78. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.comShan Masood's Yorkshire conceded a first innings deficit of 78. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com
Shan Masood's Yorkshire conceded a first innings deficit of 78. Picture by Allan McKenzie/SWpix.com

5.50: Bad light and also stumps with Yorkshire 113-1 off 22 overs.

Fin Bean was the man out, leaving a delivery from Tom Scriven which bowled him for 43 with the total on 112.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

Yorkshire sent in Ben Coad as nightwatchman to join Adam Lyth, who has 51.

Yorkshire lead by 35.

5.30: Adam Lyth and Fin Bean are up to their old tricks again, taking Yorkshire to 94-0 at a good lick of five-and-a-half runs an over.

The visitors lead by 16, and there are 18 scheduled overs remaining.

4.00: A shower has hit the ground and the players go off with Yorkshire 20-0 after six overs.

Adam Lyth has six and Fin Bean 10.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

There was a scare for Bean when Leicestershire thought they had him caught low down at third slip by Scott Currie off Tom Scriven, but the umpires decided that the ball didn’t carry.

3.15: A damaging 10th-wicket stand of 93 between Harry Swindells and Will Davis comes to an end as Swindells edges Matty Revis to wicektkeeper Jonny Tattersall as Leicestershire are bowled out for 233 in reply to Yorkshire’s 155.

Swindells made 73 from 78 balls with nine fours, while Davis was unbeaten on 44 from 51 deliveries with seven fours.

George Hill was the most successful bowler with 4-69.

Tea is now being taken.

2.15: Leicestershire move into a first innings lead courtesy of the last wicket pair of Harry Swindells and Will Davis.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

2.10: Ben Cliff bowls Scott Currie for a duck and Leicestershire are 140-9.

2.06: Two wickets in three balls for Jordan Thompson as this time Adam Lyth holds on to one at second slip to dismiss Chris Wright for a duck. 139-8.

2.05: Leicestershire slip to 139-7 as Jordan Thompson uproots Tom Scriven’s off stump to send him on his way for 17.

1.30: Adam Lyth puts down two catches at second slip off successive balls from Ben Coad, Tom Scriven the lucky recipient. 110-6.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

12.40: A fourth wicket for George Hill on the stroke of lunch as Ben Cox is lbw for 13.

Leicestershire go into the interval on 97-6 in reply to Yorkshire’s 155, Hill’s figures at present 4-35.

12.20: Wickets continue to fall as Ben Cliff strikes with his second delivery, having Louis Kimber caught at third slip by Fin Bean for four.

Kimber edged to second, where Adam Lyth could not hold on, the ball deflecting to his opening partner who took the catch. 80-5.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

12.00: A third wicket for George Hill as he traps Umar Amin lbw on the back foot for 10. Leicestershire are now 70-4.

11.50: A second wicket for George Hill as he traps Sam Evans lbw for 15. It’s 65-3.

11.25: Leicestershire lose their second wicket with the score on 58 in the 11th over as George Hill has Lewis Hill caught behind for 42.

10.45: Ben Coad strikes with the second ball of the innings as Rishi Patel walks forward and across his stumps and is adjudged lbw.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

The batsman seemed to think that the ball had hit him outside the line. 0-1.

10.33: Short and not so sweet for Yorkshire who are all out just three balls into the day without addition to the total.

Jordan Thompson was the man to fall, very well caught by wicketkeeper Ben Cox diving low to his left off Tom Scriven.

Thompson made two, Ben Cliff did not open his account, and Yorkshire are 155 all-out in 39.2 overs.

Scriven finished with 3-47 and Will Davis 4-28.

Hide Ad
Hide Ad

10.15: All set for a 10,30 start at Grace Road where it’s bright and sunny for day three.

The situation of the game, after Wednesday’s washout, is that Yorkshire are 155-9 in their first innings, accrued during the 38.5 overs possible on day one.

Jordan Thompson (two) and Ben Cliff (yet to score) are the not out batsmen.

Some time can be made up today, so 104 overs are possible – weather permitting.