Leicestershire v Durham: Teams settle for draw after two days of rain

Grace Road rain
Play was abandoned before lunch at the Fischer County Ground
Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Fischer County Ground, Leicester:
Durham 525-8 dec: Steel 224, Latham 124; Dexter 5-71
Leicestershire 124-4: Horton 38; Potts 2-30
Durham 10 pts, Leicestershire 6 pts
Leicestershire drew with Durham

Leicestershire and Durham were forced to settle for a draw in Division Two of the County Championship after play was abandoned for a second consecutive day.

Umpires Neil Bainton and Michael Burns called off the match at 09:30 BST after overnight rain despite none falling on Wednesday morning at Grace Road.

Leicestershire remain at the foot of the table having failed to win a match in Championship so far this season.

Durham stay in ninth place with 54 points.

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