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Hand surgery to sideline Hoggard for up to a month

Leicestershire captain Matthew Hoggard has had an operation on a hand injury which he sustained throwing a rugby ball in training last week. Hoggard saw a specialist on Monday April 16 and had surgery straight away to pin his left … Continue reading

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Hoggard to see specialist about hand injury

Leicestershire captain Matthew Hoggard is to see a specialist to establish the seriousness of a hand injury he sustained in training last week. The former England swing bowler damaged his left hand attempting to catch a rugby ball but Leicestershire … Continue reading

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Sarwan to take on students in bid to acclimatise

Former West Indies batsman and captain Ramnaresh Sarwan has opted to play in Leicestershire’s three-day match at Loughborough MCCU, starting on Friday April 13, even though the contest will not have first-class status. Sarwan wants to play to help him … Continue reading

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West Indies return is the target for Sarwan

Ramnaresh Sarwan is hoping to use his stint as Leicestershire’s overseas player this season to force his way back into the West Indies side. The 31-year-old Guyana batsman is a former West Indies captain but Sarwan has been in the … Continue reading

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Back injuries a worry for both Buck and Jefferson

Leicestershire will be without England Lions seamer Nathan Buck and opening batsman Will Jefferson for the County Championship opener against Glamorgan at Grace Road, starting on April 5. Both travelled to Barbados for Leicestershire’s pre-season tour last month with back … Continue reading

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McKenzie and Davison to be reunited at Leics event

Leicestershire legends Garth McKenzie and Brian Davison will be reunited at a dinner to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the county’s 1972 Benson and Hedges Cup triumph next month. Batsman Davison and former Australia fast bowler McKenzie both played in … Continue reading

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Bairstow, Sidebottom shine as Yorks join Leics in semis

County teams from Yorkshire and Leicestershire won through from the first two quarter-finals of the 2012 Banks Barbados T20 Cup and Plate at Kensington Oval in Bridgetown. Yorkshire got the better of Derbyshire in the opening match and Leicestershire again … Continue reading

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Joseph and Sykes given early Leicestershire chance

Leicestershire have included new recruits Robbie Joseph and James Sykes in their squad for their pre-season tour to Barbados. Slow left-armer Sykes, who will be 20 next month, has joined Leicestershire’s staff full time having graduated from the Grace Road academy. … Continue reading

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New wins himself another chance with the Unicorns

Former Leicestershire wicketkeeper Tom New will attempt to find a route back into first-class cricket by playing for the Unicorns in this season’s Clydesdale Bank 40 competition. New was released by Leicestershire towards the end of last season even though … Continue reading

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Leicestershire plan a ‘break-even’ budget for 2012

Leicestershire have been warned that they face a challenging financial year despite announcing a record profit of £294,022 last year. County chairman Paul Haywood told Leicestershire members at this week that he was an expecting a £300,000 shortfall in central … Continue reading

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