Ramnaresh Sarwan and Joshua Cobb shine for Leics

Ramnaresh Sarwan
County Championship Division Two, Derby, day two (close):
Leicestershire 318-7 v Derbyshire
Derbyshire 2pts, Leicestershire 3pts
Match scorecard

Ramnaresh Sarwan and Joshua Cobb both hit centuries as Leicestershire dominated day two against Derbyshire.

The pair both scored 105 as the visitors progressed from 24-1 after a rain-delayed opening day on Thursday to finish on 318-7 at the end of Friday.

Opener Greg Smith was dismissed for 35 before Sarwan and Cobb enjoyed a fourth-wicket partnership of 141.

Derbyshire ended well with two wickets in the last three overs but are already facing a battle to avoid a defeat.

Sarwan's last hundred in first-class cricket came 26 months ago, while Cobb reached three figures for the first time since his maiden century in 2008.

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