Essex v Leicestershire: Jaik Mickleburgh scores ton for hosts

Jaik Mickleburgh
County Championship Division Two, Chelmsford
Close, day two: Leicestershire 365, Essex 216-4
Essex 1pt, Leics 4pts
Match scorecard

Jaik Mickleburgh scored an unbeaten ton as Essex closed day two on 216-4, trailing Leicestershire by 149 runs.

Leicestershire resumed on 328-4 and Ned Eckersley (147) could add only 14 to his overnight score as they slipped from 359-4 to 365 all out.

Graham Napier finished with 5-77 and a spell of five wickets in 15 balls against Division Two's basement side.

Mickleburgh was unbeaten on 121 at the close with Ben Foakes alongside him on 25 not out.

Match scorecard

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