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Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Leicestershire County Cricket Club
CountyLeicestershire County Cricket Club
OnedayLeicestershire Foxes
SecondteamLeicestershire 2nd XI
CoachEngland Phil Whitticase
CaptainEngland Matthew Hoggard
OverseasAustralia Andrew McDonald
Founded1879
GroundGrace Road
Capacity12,000
FcdebutvsMCC
Fcdebutyr1895
FcdebutvenueLord's
Title1Championship
Title1wins3
Title2Pro40
Title2wins2
Title3FP Trophy
Title3wins0
Title4Twenty20 Cup
Title4wins3

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Leicestershire County Cricket Club is one of the 18 major county clubs which make up the English and Welsh national cricket structure, representing the historic county of Leicestershire. It has also been representative of the county of Rutland.

Its limited overs team is called the Leicestershire Foxes. Their kit colours are red with black trim in the clydedale bank 40 and black with red trim in the t20. The shirt sponsors are Oval Insurance Broking with Highcross Leicester (shopping centre) on the top reverse side of the shirt.

The club is based at Grace Road, Leicester and have also played home games at Aylestone Road in Leicester, at Hinckley, Loughborough, Melton Mowbray, Ashby-de-la-Zouch and in Coalville inside the traditional county boundaries; and at Uppingham and Oakham over the border in Rutland.

Leicestershire are in the second divisions of the County Championship and in group c of the Pro40 one day league. They recently finished bottom of the County Championship for the first time since the introduction of two divisions. Their best showing in recent years has been in the Twenty20 Cup with the Foxes winning the trophy three times in eight years.


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