Northants cruise ahead over Leicestershire

County Championship Division Two, Northampton
Close, day two: Northants 399, Leicestershire 187-6
Northants 6pts, Leics 3pts
Match scorecard

Northants hold a 212-run lead over Leicestershire after two days of the Division Two encounter.

Overnight centurion Simon Peters (148) could only add 11 as Northants, who began on 300-5, were dismissed for 399.

Wayne White (4-94) was the pick of the bowlers for the visitors.

Leicestershire opener Will Jones, playing in only his fifth first-class match, made 37 while Ramnaresh Sarwan was run out for 59 as the visitors closed on 187-6.