County Championship: Wayne Madsen hits 76 for Derbyshire on day two

Wayne Madsen
Wayne Madsen has hit three half centuries in the County Championship this season
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Fischer County Ground, Grace Road, Leicester, day two
Leicestershire 380: Eckersley 117; Parkinson 4-90
Derbyshire 199-6: Madsen 76; Shreck 2-37, Raine 2-42
Leicestershire 3 pts, Derbyshire 2 pts - Leicestershire lead by 181 runs

Wayne Madsen passed 9,000 career first-class runs but Derbyshire struggled on day two against Leicestershire.

Ned Eckersley reached his century before he was out for 117 to Callum Parkinson (4-90) as Leicestershire were all out for 380 at Grace Road.

Derbyshire suffered a frustrating start as they were reduced to 40-3 off the first nine overs.

Madsen added a useful 76 before he was removed by Charlie Shreck (2-37) as the visitors ended the day on 199-6.

Top Stories