Second XI v Leicestershire: Day One

Match Report | 25th June 2013

Nottinghamshire's Second XI dismissed Leicestershire for 218, before reaching 72-1 in reply on day one of their Second Eleven Championship match.

Leicestershire won the toss and chose to bat, and opening pair Angus Robson and Adam Waite made 28 for the first wicket, before the latter was caguht behind off Ben Phillips for 17. Hutton struck next, in the 18th over, bowling Bush for 12. 

The visitors rallied at 45-2, and by lunch had added a further 64 runs. After resuming, Robson made 50 in the 39th over, before Phillips had him caught behind five runs and two overs later. When he struck again in the same over, sending Wells back to the pavilion for 0, Leicestershire had made 137-4. They risked collapse in the following over, when Hutton had Raine (44) caught by Tom Rowe for no extra runs.

A 54 run stand followed, before a flurry of wickets started in the 59th over. Robinson was the first to depart for 21, trapped by Tillcock, before Middleton was run out by Wood for 37. Wood then struck with the ball to see off Freckingham, before running out Sykes to leave Leicestershire on 197-9. The innings closed just before tea, when Adam Tillcock bowled Corbett (21) to leave the final score 218 all out. Ben Phillips returned the best bowling figues, taking 3-34 off 13 overs.

THe Nottinghamshire reply came through Hassan Azad and Sam Kelsall. The pair added 32 before Azad was adjudged to have been lbw to Robinson in the 17th over. Tom Rowe joined Kelsall and together they negotiated the rest of the session for no further loss. Kelsall finished 27 not out, and Rowe on 8. The score finished on 72-1.

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