Kent v Leicestershire: Jones and Boyce score half-centuries

County Championship Division Two, Leicester
Close, day three: Kent 350-8 dec, Leicestershire 171-3
Leics 2pts, Kent 5pts
Match scorecard

Matthew Boyce scored a half-century but Leicestershire's Grace Road clash with Kent is heading for a draw.

Resuming on 322-6, the visitors declared after reaching their fourth batting point on 350-8, denying the home side a third bowling point.

A 93-run stand from Will Jones (48) and Boyce (78 not out) helped the Foxes reach 171-3 at the close, 179 behind.

After rain wiped out play on day two a draw is the likely outcome, unless the captains agree a run chase.