Leicestershire's Matthew Hoggard strikes early against Northants

Matthew Hoggard
County Championship Division Two, Grace Road, day one (close):
Northants 99-3 v Leicestershire
Leics 1pt, Northants 0
Match scorecard

Matthew Hoggard marked his return to action with a wicket in his second over before day one of Leicestershire's game against Northants was ended by rain.

The former England seam bowler, fit again after a broken finger, bowled opener Rob Newton for a duck.

Stephen Peters (32) and Kyle Coetzer added 73 before Peters and David Sales were caught behind off Robbie Joseph.

Northants reached 99-3 in the 32nd over, with Coetzer 43 not out, but no further play was possible.

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