Leicestershire batsmen make Derbyshire suffer

LV County Championship Division Two, Grace Road
Close of play, day three: Derbyshire 305 & 17-0, Leicestershire 507-5 dec
Leics 7pts, Derbys 4pts
Match scorecard

Derbyshire need to bat long into the final day if they are to avoid defeat after neighbours Leicestershire dominated on day three at Grace Road.

The visitors closed on 17-0, still 185 short of making the hosts bat again.

Earlier, Wayne White (83 not out) and Jigar Naik (77 not out) shared an unbroken stand of 168 as Leicestershire declared their first innings on 507-5.

Will Jefferson was finally out for 133, while James Taylor made 92 as Matthew Hoggard's side carved a lead of 202.

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