Leicestershire v Yorkshire: Matthew Boyce hits ton on day one

Cricket
County Championship Division Two, Grace Road
Close, day one: Leicestershire 318-9 v Yorkshire
Leics 3pts, Yorks 3pts
Match scorecard

Matthew Boyce scored an unbeaten century for Leicestershire on day one against Yorkshire at Grace Road.

The hosts stumbled to 59-3 and 98-4 as Yorkshire's Steven Patterson (3-54) made early in-roads.

Boyce finished the day on 106 not out, hitting 13 fours in his 224-ball five-hour stay at the crease.

Five other players reached double figures for Leicestershire including Shiv Thakor (35) and Michael Thornely (31) as the hosts closed on 318-9.

It was Boyce's second ton of the season - in May.

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