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2nd XI report: Leicestershire vs Yorkshire (Day Three)

— 23 May 2019

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Kibworth Cricket Club

Competition

Second XI Championship – Three-day game

Team

Leicestershire: HJ Swindells†, ST Evans, NJ Dexter, AM Ali, CF Parkinson, AM Lilley*, SD Bates, D Klein, GT Griffiths, WS Davis, N Bowley, AWG Jones.

Yorkshire: WAR Fraine, B Anjam, OR Batchelor, JA Thompson, A Ramkumar, MD Fisher, BD Birkhead†, E Barnes, MW Pillans, JE Poysden*, MA Taylor, JW Shutt.

Toss

Yorkshire have won the toss and elected to bat first.

Report

Yorkshire started the final day trailing by 189 with four wickets remaining .Ed Barnes and Ben Birkhead added 48 in 61 balls before Ed was taken at second slip in Dexter’s first over of the day – he made 20 from 38 balls including 4 fours.

Ben and Matt Taylor took the score to 196 when Ben offered a return catch to Davis and he went for 42 from 79 balls with 6 fours. The two Matthews, Taylor and Pillans added 10 before the former was adjudged lbw and when the latter was also dismissed in the same fashion having made 21 Leicestershire had won by an innings and 106 runs.

Leicestershire: 24 points Yorkshire: 2

Next action is a Championship game at York against Derbyshire starting on 28th May.

John Virr – 2nd XI Scorer

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