Northamptonshire v Leicestershire: Ben Duckett ton gives hosts advantage

Dieter Klein
Dieter Klein took 6-80 as Northants collapsed from a good position at the County Ground
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, County Ground, Northampton (day one):
Northamptonshire 261: Duckett 112, Holden 92; Klein 6-80
Leicestershire 65-4: Ackermann 24*; Kleinveldt 1-7
Leicestershire 3 pts, Northamptonshire 2 pts
Leicestershire trail Northamptonshire by 196 runs

England's Ben Duckett hit an 89-ball century in the first session as Northants had the better of things against Leicestershire on day one.

Duckett (112) struck 20 fours on his way to a first County Championship ton of the season, but the hosts collapsed.

Left-armer Dieter Klein finished with figures of 6-80 as Northants were dismissed for 261, having been 211-3.

In reply, Leicestershire lost openers Paul Horton and Arun Harinath to close on 65-4, with a 196-run deficit.

Max Holden (92) was the last man to fall for Northants after a steady stand at the day-night game at Northampton.

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