County Championship: Second rain-affected day for Hampshire and Leicestershire

Ian Holland reaches a half-century for Hampshire against Leicestershire


Hampshire’s Ian Holland (right) scored his second half-century of the season to go with two centuries
LV= County Championship Group Two, Ageas Bowl, Southampton (day two):
Hampshire 223-7: Holland 82, Vince 32; Barnes 3-52, A Evans 2-50
Leicestershire: Yet to bat
Hampshire (1 pt), Leicestershire (2 pts)

Hampshire and Leicestershire endured another rain-affected day as only another 42 overs play were possible.

Hampshire moved on from 53-1 overnight to close on 223-7 as most of the afternoon and evening sessions were washed out due to rain.

It came after just 26.2 overs were bowled on the first day.

Ed Barnes (3-52) proved the pick of the Leicestershire bowlers while Ian Holland struck 82 off 136 balls at the top of the order for Hampshire.

Holland and Tom Alsop (25) put on 82 for Hampshire’s second wicket but Alex Evans found Alsop’s outside edge to have him caught at second slip by Colin Ackermann.

Sam Northeast (2) fell cheaply when Chris Wright clipped the top of his off stump to…