No play possible on the second day at Grace Road

Cricket
County Championship Division Two, Grace Road
Close, day two: Northants 99-3 v Leicestershire (no play possible on day two because of rain)
Leicestershire 1pt, Northants 0pts
Match scorecard

The second day of Leicestershire's County Championship Division Two match against Northants was abandoned without a ball being bowled.

Despite sunny intervals and some hard work by the Grace Road groundstaff, the saturated outfield failed to dry out sufficiently after overnight rain.

After a few inspections, the umpires decided no play would be possible.

Only 31.2 overs were bowled on Wednesday and Northants will resume on 99-3, with Kyle Coetzer unbeaten on 43.

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