Leicestershire's Matthew Hoggard strikes early against Northants
|County Championship Division Two, Grace Road, day one (close):|
|Northants 99-3 v Leicestershire|
|Leics 1pt, Northants 0|
Matthew Hoggard marked his return to action with a wicket in his second over before day one of Leicestershire's game against Northants was ended by rain.
The former England seam bowler, fit again after a broken finger, bowled opener Rob Newton for a duck.
Stephen Peters (32) and Kyle Coetzer added 73 before Peters and David Sales were caught behind off Robbie Joseph.
Northants reached 99-3 in the 32nd over, with Coetzer 43 not out, but no further play was possible.