Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Lord’s (day three)
Simpson 59*, Helm 46; Wright 3-51
Horton 28*, Javid 6*
Leicestershire (5 pts) require a further 267 runs to beat (6 pts)
Match scorecard

Leicestershire face a final-day run chase to beat at Lord’s.

The visitors added 11 runs to their overnight score before Tom Helm removed Chris Wright, giving a first-innings lead of 81 runs.

were reduced to 94-6 but a partnership of 85 between Helm (46) and John Simpson (56 not out) helped them recover to 223 all out.

Ateeq Javid and Paul Horton survived 13 overs to reach 38-0 at stumps, leaving the Foxes needing another 267 to win.