Recent Match Report – Leics vs Gloucs Group 2 2021


Leicestershire win by an innings and 93 runs as Parkinson claims career-best match figures of 10 for 108

Leicestershire 451 (Harris 148, Ackermann 57, Hill 56) beat Gloucestershire 158 (Hammond 67, Parkinson 5-45) and 200 (Cockbain 57, Tattersall 51, Parkinson 5-63) by in innings and 93 runs

Leicestershire crushed group leaders Gloucestershire by an innings and 93 runs as a one-sided LV=Insurance County Championship match ended before tea on the third day with Gloucestershire bowled out for 200 following on.

At 5 for 1 overnight, they slipped to 31 for 5 inside the first hour before Ian Cockbain and Jonny Tattersall held up the home side in a defiant stand that lasted two hours and 20 minutes, both making half-centuries in adding 119.
But Player of the Match Callum Parkinson eventually dismissed both in quick succession, Gloucestershire losing their last five wickets for 50 as left-arm spinner Parkinson finished with 5 for 63 for career-best match figures of 10 for 108.

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