|LV CC Division Two, Grace Road|
|Close, day three: Leicestershire 274 & 190-6 v Worcestershire 338|
|Leics 5pts, Worcs 6pts|
Leicestershire's Ned Eckersley contributed a vital 91 not out to hold up Worcestershire's quest for victory.
Thilan Samaraweera, finished on 144 not out as Worcestershire took a first-innings lead of 64 with their 338 all out.
The hosts then slumped to 31-3 and 120-6 with Graeme Cessford (3-43) and Jack Shantry (2-30) doing the damage.
But Eckersley, who helped Leicestershire close on 190-6, a lead of 126 runs.