County Championship: Wayne Madsen rescues Derbyshire with century

Wayne Madsen
Wayne Madsen has scored five Championship centuries for winless Derbyshire this season
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, 3aaa County Ground, day three
Derbyshire 307 & 286-8: Madsen 134*, Hosein 58; McKay 2-61, Shreck 2-61
Leicestershire 247: Cosgrove 95*; Davis 4-68
Derbyshire (6 pts) lead Leicestershire (4 pts) by 346 runs
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Wayne Madsen and Harvey Hosein shared a 143-run stand to rescue Derbyshire after a second-innings collapse on day three against Leicestershire.

Captain Mark Cosgrove was left stranded on 95 not out as Leicestershire were dismissed for 245 - a deficit of 60.

Derbyshire fell to 57-5 after Clint McKay (2-61) struck in the first over.

But Madsen's unbeaten 134 and a second fifty of the match from Hosein (58) helped the hosts to 286-8 in their second innings, leading by 346.

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