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New commercial role for Nixon at Leicestershire

Leicestershire have appointed their former wicketkeeper Paul Nixon as an ambassador for the club. Nixon, who retired at the end of last season after a 22-year career in county cricket, will join Leicestershire’s commercial team to help increase the club’s … 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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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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Old dogs have bite as well as bark: Andrew Hignell

The ECB may have introduced financial incentives to encourage the participation of more young cricketers in the county game, but several of the old sweats have had seasons to savour. Paul Nixon, Leicestershire’s 40-year-old wicketkeeper, has enjoyed an annus mirabilis … Continue reading

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Nixon predicts bright future for Eckersley

Outgoing Leicestershire wicketkeeper Paul Nixon has tipped Ned Eckersley for a bright future in the game. Nixon will bring the curtain down on his county career at the Champions League which gets underway in India next week after he helped … Continue reading

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Henderson “should be England’s next spin coach”: Paul Nixon

Leicestershire are hopeful that former South Africa slow left-armer Claude Henderson will have recovered from a foot injury in time to play in the Champions League qualifying tournament in India later this month. Henderson, a key member of the side … Continue reading

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Champions League plans rule out club dinner

Leicestershire have cancelled their end-of-season awards dinner to allow the team to make an early departure for the Champions League qualifying tournament. The dinner was due to be held in the Charles Palmer Suite at Grace Road on September 15, … Continue reading

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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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Nixon fairytale, Leicestershire triumph: T20 Finals Day: Paul Bolton

Friends Life t20 Finals Day, Edgbaston Final: Leicestershire (145-6) beat Somerset (127-9) by 18 runs  Leicestershire gave wicketkeeper Paul Nixon a fairytale ending to his county career by lifting their first trophy since they won this competition in 2006. A … Continue reading

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Leics face anxious wait on McDonald fitness

Leicestershire are awaiting the result of scans on Australian all-rounder Andrew McDonald who pulled up with a knee injury during the Clydesdale Bank 40 defeat by Durham at Chester-le-Street on August 14. McDonald pulled up bowling and did not bat as … Continue reading

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