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Leics to benefit from celebration of historic 1972 success

Leicestershire will celebrate the 40th anniversary of their Benson and Hedges Cup win of 1972 as part of the county’s own benefit this year. A celebratory dinner will be held at Leicester Tigers’ Welford Road rugby ground on April 12 … Continue reading

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Leicestershire quartet sign contract extensions

Leicestershire have received a pre-season boost with four players who were due to be out-of-contract in September agreeing one-year extensions. Batsmen Josh Cobb, Will Jefferson and Greg Smith, plus seam bowler Alex Wyatt, have all agreed to stay at Grace … Continue reading

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James Taylor talks to Dave Bracegirdle about his move to Notts

PODCAST: Listen to Dave Bracegirdle’s interview with James Taylor about the England one-day batsman’s recent move from Leicestershire to Nottinghamshire (click on link below) http://www.thecricketer.com/default.aspx?pageid=861

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Leicestershire “are not a feeder club”: James Taylor

Former Leicestershire batsman James Taylor has played down suggestions that his old county are in danger of becoming a nursery club for bigger neighbours. The England one-day international has become the third Leicestershire player to join Nottinghamshire in recent seasons … Continue reading

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Smith goes back to Grace Road as new batting coach

Former Leicestershire batsman Ben Smith is to return to Grace Road, after a ten-year absence, as the county’s new batting coach. Smith, currently Worcestershire’s batting coach, will move back across the Midlands in the New Year to take up the … Continue reading

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Nixon accepts IPL coaching job at Pune Warriors

Former England one-day international wicketkeeper Paul Nixon is to join Indian Premier League franchise Pune Warriors as batting coach. Nixon retired from first-class cricket at the end of last season after a 22-year career but was expected to stay involved … Continue reading

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Smith the favourite for Leicestershire batting coach job

  Former Leicestershire batsman Ben Smith has emerged as favourite to become the new batting coach at Grace Road. Smith, 39, is currently the batting coach at Worcestershire but is believed to be Leicestershire’s preferred choice to fill the gap … Continue reading

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Taylor agreement sets up move to Nottinghamshire

England one-day international batsman James Taylor has completed his move to Trent Bridge after Nottinghamshire reached agreement with Leicestershire over a compensation payment. Leicestershire rejected Nottinghamshire’s initial offer last month and it appeared that Taylor might have to resort to mediation … Continue reading

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Leicestershire run the rule over paceman Joseph

Leicestershire are running the rule over pace bowler Robbie Joseph who was released by Kent at the end of last season. The 29-year-old English-qualified Antiguan will spend the winter at Grace Road working with Leicestershire’s home-based players and also the … Continue reading

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New aims for fresh start after his Leicestershire release

Tom New is still hopeful of continuing his career in county cricket despite being released by Leicestershire with a year remaining on his contract. Leicestershire parted company with New before the end of last season but an official announcement of … Continue reading

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