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Derbyshire moved to 259-5 on a third successive rain hit day of the LV=CC game at Grace Road.

The visitors scored 68 without loss from 18.1 of play in the first session to record two bonus points as Dan Redfern (81*) and David Wainwright (45*) extended their stand to an unbroken 109.

Taking time out from his hugely successful UK theatre big band tour, soul star Andy Abraham is set to entertain a sell-out crowd at the home of cricket in Leicestershire, Grace Road.

Andy will be performing at the opening match of the Friends Life t20 tournament between defending champions Leicestershire and local rivals the Nottinghamshire Outlaws.

In a tense final day that went down to the last ball, Leicesterhsire drew with Northamptonshire

Leicestershire: 38-2 & 289-9 (86.0 overs)
Northamptonshire: 352-7 & 26-0 (8.1 overs)

Matthew Hoggard returned to action this week versus Northamptonshire after a few weeks away from the team due to injury. Captain Hoggard won the toss and elected to bowl before taking a wicket on his return.

The LV=CC Second Division match between Hampshire and Matthew Hoggard's Leicestershire ended in a draw after heavy rain washed out the final day. Leicestershire captain Matthew Hoggard is still out of action due to injury.

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