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LV=CC & YB40, May 21: As it happened

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6:30pm - Boo! After just four more deliveries, we're done for the day; the light forces the players off again and Glamorgan close on 256 for five.

6:28pm - Hurrah! Play has recommenced.

6:05pm - Bad light has struck with Glamorgan 255 for five; not sure as of yet whether the players will get back on.

5:35pm - The visitors have lost North for 68 at Grace Road, Anthony Ireland claiming the wicket, but Allenby is now well set.

4:50pm - Glamorgan have a first batting bonus point as North takes them to 200 with a single off Naik.

4:30pm - Marcus North and Jim Allenby begin the evening session circumspectly against Jigar Naik and Nathan Buck.

3:55pm - North reaches a half-century from 133 deliveries but, in the next over, Buck has Goodwin lbw for 57, ending a stand of 86 and heralding tea with Glamorgan 184 for four.

3:40pm - Goodwin moves to a 56-ball fifty, the second time he has reached 50 in his 10 competitive innings for Glamorgan, with three off Buck. North has 42.

Jigar Naik, Ramnaresh Sarwan & Matthew Boyce

3:30pm - Glamorgan move to and beyond 150 for the loss of three wickets as North and Goodwin, who has overtaken his partner, continue to prosper.

3:10pm - North and Murray Goodwin are rebuilding, with the former playing cautiously but the latter scoring freely. Glamorgan are 125 for three.

2:25pm - Opening batsman Ben Wright falls one shy of a fifty, edging Nathan Buck behind, leaving Glamorgan 98 for three. At the start of the next over a Marcus North four off Anthony Ireland takes the visitors to three figures.

2pm - Earlier today Leicestershire’s Jigar Naik and Matthew Boyce received their county caps from captain Ramnaresh Sarwan, who is not playing in this game.

1:45pm - Play has resumed at Grace Road. Stay here for updates through the rest of the day.

1pm - Following the delayed start at Grace Road, Glamorgan reach lunch on 67 for two with Wright having 27 and Marcus North 19. Freckingham’s figures are 2-25 from seven overs.

12:30pm - Glamorgan have passed 50 via three off Buck for Wright, who has 22 to his name.

12:15pm - Bad news from Schiedam where the YB40 game between the Netherlands and Northants Steelbacks has been abandoned without a ball bowled due to heavy rain. The Dutch therefore move above Warwickshire Bears to fifth in Group A while Northants remain bottom but at least get off the mark.

Freckingham has struck again to leave Glamorgan 39 for two. Walters was caught at first slip for 14.

12:05pm - Glamorgan have rallied since the loss of Will Bragg to Ollie Freckingham, Stewart Walters taking Anthony Ireland for two fours in an over and Ben Wright doing likewise off Nathan Buck.

@GlamCricket on Twitter: Glam 15/1 in the fifth over as Bragg departs lbw to Freckingham

11:30am - Play has begun at Grace Road. Leicestershire are being led by Josh Cobb with Ned Eckersley keeping wicket.

@GlamCricket on Twitter: Glamorgan to bat first at Leicester. One change to the team with Glover replacing Cosker. It's still cloudy and the wicket has a green tinge

11:10am - Good news! The toss has taken place at Grace Road and Leicestershire have opted to field first.

10:50am - The start at Grace Road has officially been delayed. The YB40 contest is due to begin at 12:45pm BST. The Netherlands yesterday suffered a rain-ruined no-result with Sussex Sharks, which got the Dutch off the mark in Group A.

Joe Burns

10:40am - Good morning and welcome to ecb.co.uk’s live blog coverage of the LV= County Championship game between Leicestershire and Glamorgan at Grace Road and the Yorkshire Bank 40 match between the Netherlands and Northants Steelbacks at Schiedam.

The toss at Grace Road has been delayed by bad light, putting the scheduled 11am start in doubt. Leicestershire - who lie eighth in Division Two, a place behind Glamorgan - will give a debut to Australia A batsman Joe Burns, pictured, as he is filling in for captain Ramnaresh Sarwan in the build-up to and during the Champions Trophy. The hosts are also without Niall O’Brien, who has linked up with Ireland.

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