Kent v Leicestershire: Hosts hold upper hand on rain-hit day

County Championship Division Two, Tunbridge Wells

Close, day one: Kent v Leicestershire 74-4

Kent 1pt, Leics 0pts

Match scorecard

Kent had much the better of a severely rain-hit first day with Leicestershire.

After Charlie Shreck got rid of Greg Smith for six in the third over, Niall O'Brien (22) and Ned Eckersley (32) put on 56 for the second wicket.

But Leicestershire slumped from 62-1 to 68-4 with Darren Stevens (2-5) and Calum Haggett taking the wickets.

Rain intervened at 12:30 GMT and, despite a couple of inspections, play was called off for the day four hours later with the visitors on 74-4.

Match scorecard