County Championship: Leicestershire and Northants denied again by rain

Cricket
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Fischer County Ground, Leicester
Leicestershire v Northamptonshire
Leicestershire 332 & 132-6 dec: O'Brien 48*, Sanderson 4-36
Northamptonshire 151 & 30-1
Match drawn
Leicestershire 11 pts, Northamptonshire 8 pts
Match scorecard

Leicestershire's County Championship Division Two match with Northamptonshire ended in a draw.

Rain meant play did not get under way until 16:30 BST and the hosts declared on their day two score of 132-6 in a bid to try and force a victory.

Clint McKay bowled Ben Duckett for a two-ball duck, but bad light ended play with Northants on 30-1.

Second-placed Leicestershire took a healthy 11 points from the game, while Northants claimed eight points.

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