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Hoggard faces scans on freak wrist injury

Leicestershire captain Matthew Hoggard will have scans on Monday July 4 to ascertain the extent of the wrist  injury he suffered in an unusual training accident. Hoggard damaged his right wrist hitting a punch-ball on the morning of Leicestershire’s Friends Life t20 match … 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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Derbys saviour Rafeeq gives thanks to Hoggard

Leicestershire captain Matthew Hoggard played an inadvertently key role for Derbyshire in their successful backs-to-the-wall bid to salvage an LV County Championship draw at Grace Road. With Derbyshire seven wickets down and seemingly heading for an innings defeat, 20-year-old Azeem … Continue reading

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Richard Gibson: Flintoff and Vaughan’s onfield reunion

Former England captains Michael Vaughan and Andrew Flintoff are due to be reunited on a cricket field for the first time in three years this summer when they turn out at a fund-raising match in Cheshire. They will be part … Continue reading

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Andrew Hignell: A good week for the bowlers

It’s been quite a week for bowlers, both at home and overseas, starting with the remarkable feat of Neil Wagner, the left-arm pace bowler born in South Africa, who on April 6 in the Plunket Shield game at Dunedin became … Continue reading

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Leicestershire settle with Davidson

Leicestershire have been forced to retract claims that their former chairman Neil Davidson agreed to pay the first six months of captain Matthew Hoggard’s contract. The claims were made in notes at the end of the annual report which was … Continue reading

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Hoggard and squad embrace space age

Leicestershire’s preparations for the forthcoming season have embraced the space age. The county squad paid a visit to the National Space Centre in Leicester as a break from the usual schedule of shuttle runs, bleep tests and nets for a … Continue reading

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Cliff and Dixey in the frame for Leics

Leicestershire have given former county seamer Sam Cliff the chance to resurrect his county career. Cliff was forced to retire from first-class cricket at the end of last season because of injury problems but his retirement might prove short-lived. Leicestershire … Continue reading

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Leics announce settlement with Smith

Leicestershire have agreed an out-of-court settlement with their former chief executive David Smith over his claim for constructive dismissal. Former Warwickshire batsman Smith resigned last June citing alleged interference from then chairman Neil Davidson in team selection for his decision. … Continue reading

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Leicestershire join O’Brien county suitors

Ireland all-rounder Kevin O’Brien, whose fastest century in World Cup history flattened England, has emerged as a possible target for Leicestershire. The Irishman’s agent is known to have e-mailed several counties on the evening of the game, on March 2, … Continue reading

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