Will Davis puts Leicestershire on top against Yorkshire
As Yorkshire stumbled to 155-9 in 38.5 overs after the start was delayed by rain until 2.20pm and the end was brought forward by about an hour because of bad light, Will Davis finished with 4-28 and Tom Scriven and Scott Currie each with two wickets.
It is the penultimate round of the Division Two season, which started with Leicestershire 19 points behind Worcestershire in the race to join Durham in the top flight next season.
Despite Finlay Bean scoring his 1,000th first-class career run in only his 15th match, the visitors failed to build on his 40 and skipper Shan Masood’s 34 after the home side chose to bowl first.
Bean and opening partner Adam Lyth looked set to enjoy another productive day in blustery conditions that made life difficult for Leicestershire’s bowlers.
Chris Wright and Scriven, who put on 45 in the first 11 overs despite induced the odd edge, struggled with line and length with the new ball.
With Bean’s first scoring shot to the leg-side boundary, he reached the 1,000-milestone faster than Geoffrey Boycott, Len Hutton and Herbert Sutcliffe combined.