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Taylor given permission to speak to other counties

Leicestershire are resigned to losing their prized asset James Taylor, having given the England one-day international batsman permission to speak to other counties. Taylor, 21, has a year remaining on his contract at Grace Road and was offered a one-year … Continue reading

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Taylor future still in doubt despite contract extension offer

Leicestershire have offered James Taylor a one-year contract extension but the future of the England one-day international batsman remains in doubt. Taylor was the subject of an audacious approach in mid-season from Warwickshire who offered Leicestershire compensation and a player-swap … Continue reading

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James Taylor reflects on his season: listen now

PODCAST: Leicestershire batsman James Taylor reflects on a season that has seen him captain the England Lions and win the Twenty20… Kevin Hand talks to James Taylor For more county podcasts see here For more podcasts from Kevin Hand, see here

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Omitting Taylor from ODI squad is big mistake, says Nixon

Leicestershire’s retiring wicketkeeper Paul Nixon has urged England’s selectors to pick his team-mate James Taylor again soon. Taylor made his England debut in last Thursday’s one-day victory over Ireland in Dublin but has been overlooked for the forthcoming five-match NatWest … Continue reading

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Double blow for Leicestershire as Gurney opts to leave

Harry Gurney has dealt Leicestershire a double blow on the eve of Friends Life t20 finals day. The 24-year-old left arm seamer has been ruled out of the showpiece event at Edgbaston with a side strain and has also rejected … Continue reading

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Gurney fitness is major worry for Leicestershire

  Leicestershire face an anxious wait to discover whether left-arm seamer Harry Gurney will be fit to face Lancashire in the Friends Life t20 semi-final at finals day at Edgbaston on Saturday August 27. Gurney broke down with a side … Continue reading

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Family reasons rule McDonald out of Essex match

Leicestershire will be without Australia all-rounder Andrew McDonald for their County Championship match against Essex at Southend, starting on Wednesday July 27. McDonald has been given a week off to return to Australia because his wife has been taken ill and … Continue reading

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Costly punch sidelines Hoggard for a fortnight

Leicestershire captain Matthew Hoggard is likely to be out of action for between two and three weeks after he suffered tendon damage to his right wrist hitting a punchball. The former England swing bowler sustained the injury in training on … Continue reading

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Vic Marks: Hard choices face Taylor and his county

We know – because it has leaked out of Leicester and has been fully covered on this site by Paul Bolton’s excellent county reports – that Warwickshire wish to sign James Taylor next season even though he has another year … Continue reading

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Haywood: Vulnerability is way of life for small clubs

Leicestershire chairman Paul Haywood has admitted that his club is vulnerable to approaches from wealthier Test match counties for the current crop of talented youngsters at Grace Road. Warwickshire are the first to show their hand with an approach for … Continue reading

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