|Specsavers County Championship Division Two, Lord’s (day three)|
|Middlesex 349 & 223: Simpson 59*, Helm 46; Wright 3-51|
|Leicestershire 268 & 38-0: Horton 28*, Javid 6*|
|Leicestershire (5 pts) require a further 267 runs to beat Middlesex (6 pts)|
Leicestershire face a final-day run chase to beat Middlesex at Lord’s.
The visitors added 11 runs to their overnight score before Tom Helm removed Chris Wright, giving Middlesex a first-innings lead of 81 runs.
Middlesex 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.