Northamptonshire v Leicestershire: Alex Wakely and Rob Keogh score tons for hosts
|Specsavers County Championship Division Two, County Ground, Northampton (day three):|
|Northamptonshire 261 & 289-7 dec: Wakely 112, Keogh 105*; Ackermann 3-45|
|Leicestershire 157 & 44-0: Horton 20*, Harinath 20*|
|Northamptonshire 5 pts, Leicestershire 3 pts,|
|Leicestershire trail Northamptonshire by 349 runs|
Alex Wakely and Rob Keogh both scored centuries as Northants continued to assert their authority over Leicestershire, before setting them a victory target of 394 at Northampton.
After the start of day three had been delayed until 17:15 BST, Wakely (112) and Keogh (105 not out) combined to move the hosts from 60-3 to 214-3.
The pair's 171-run stand put Northants in command, allowing them to declare on 289-7 with 16 overs left in the day.
The visitors reached 44-0, 349 behind.
Paul Horton (20 not out) and Arun Harinath (20 not out) survived a testing final hour to leave Northants needing 10 wickets - and Leicestershire 350 runs - for victory on the final day.