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County Season Reviews 2011

A brief account of what happened during the summer of 2011 for each county, take a look… Derbyshire Durham Essex Glamorgan Gloucestershire Hampshire Kent Leicestershire Lancashire Middlesex Northamptonshire Nottinghamshire Somerset Surrey Sussex Warwickshire Worcestershire Yorkshire

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Taylor move on hold as Leics reject Notts offer

The future of James Taylor remains in doubt after Leicestershire rejected a compensation offer from Nottinghamshire which would have enabled the England one-day international batsman to move to Trent Bridge. Taylor has a year remaining on his contract at Grace Road … Continue reading

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Nottinghamshire the favourites in Taylor chase

Warwickshire look certain to miss out to Midlands rivals Nottinghamshire in the race to sign England one-day international batsman James Taylor from Leicestershire. Taylor is seeking a move from Grace Road, even though he has a year remaining on his … Continue reading

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Nixon in talks with Leics about batting coach job

Leicestershire are in talks with their former wicketkeeper Paul Nixon about a permanent role as batting coach at Grace Road. The former England one-day international announced his retirement in August and spent the final weeks of the season assisting the … Continue reading

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Gurney keen to get started at Nottinghamshire

While not every county cricketer will be relishing the prospect of reporting back for training this week, Harry Gurney can’t wait. The left-arm swing bowler, who helped Leicestershire win the Friends Life t20 last summer, has moved up the A46 … Continue reading

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Leicestershire set to announce “healthy profit” for 2011

Leicestershire are set to turn a record loss last year into a healthy profit for 2011. A money-spinning home quarter-final against Kent on their way to winning the Friends Life t20 and a sell-out 6,000 crowd for a Twenty20 tour … Continue reading

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Youthful trio’s services secured by Leicestershire

Leicestershire have secured the services of Rob Taylor, Ned Eckersley and Paul Dixey, three players who made first team breakthroughs last season. All-rounder Taylor, who is still studying at Loughborough University, has signed a summer contract for 2012 with wicketkeeper-batsman … Continue reading

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Hoggard told he needs keyhole surgery on shoulder

Leicestershire captain Matthew Hoggard is to undergo surgery on his left shoulder when he returns from a stint commentating on the India v England one-day international series. Hoggard, 34, sustained the injury in the recent Champions League qualifying tournament in … Continue reading

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Work already under way on new Grace Road outfield

Leicestershire have started work on a new outfield at Grace Road which they hope will improve the quality and appearance of the turf next season. Concerns about the ball bobbling across the outfield had led Leicestershire to consider doing repair … Continue reading

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Cobb earns England call-up for Hong Kong Sixes

Leicestershire’s Josh Cobb has been included in England’s squad for the Hong Kong Sixes tournament later this month. Cobb has been rewarded for his consistent performances throughout Leicestershire’s Friends Life t20 campaign, including a four-wicket haul with his off spin … Continue reading

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