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Nixon reflects on his career’s emotional late chapter

Paul Nixon is in the process of writing his autobiography but there may well be a couple of additional chapters after the former England one-day international wicketkeeper helped Leicestershire to the Friends Life t20 finals day. Nixon announced last week … Continue reading

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Nixon announces end to long county career

Leicestershire’s former England one-day international wicketkeeper Paul Nixon has announced that he will retire from county cricket at the end of the season. Nixon, who is likely to play only Twenty20 cricket for the rest of the season, is likely to … Continue reading

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Nixon optimistic of winning fitness battle

Leicestershire expect former England one-day international batsman Paul Nixon to be fit to face Glamorgan in the County Championship second division opener against Glamorgan at Grace Road, starting on April 8. Nixon underwent surgery on a knee cartilage injury, which … Continue reading

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Benning in line for surprise Leics recall

James Benning could be set for a surprise return to action with Leicestershire less than six months after being released by the county. The 27-year-old former Surrey all-rounder is back on trial at Grace Road and could be a surprise … 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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Nixon knee injury makes him starting doubt

Leicestershire’s former England one-day international wicketkeeper Paul Nixon faces a race against time to be fit for the start of the new season. Nixon, now playing mainly as a specialist batsman, suffered a knee injury in training at Grace Road … Continue reading

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