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Falcons grounded by Leicestershire

The County GroundAnthony Ireland starred with career-best figures of 4 for 11 as Leicestershire beat Derbyshire by 79 runs at the County Ground.

Tim Groenewald (1 for 19), Alex Hughes (3 for 32), Peter Burgoyne (1 for 28) and Dan Redfern (1 for 25) all impressed with the ball as the visitors were restricted to 151 for 6 from their 20 overs.

But only Shivnarine Chanderpaul (25) reached double figures for the Falcons who were all out, in 14.2 overs, for 72.

Josh Cobb took 3 for 19 and Shakib-Al-Hasan took 2 for 7 as the Foxes cashed in on Ireland’s lethal opening burst to emerge with their third victory of the campaign.

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