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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
GroundGrace Road
Title3FP Trophy
Title4Twenty20 Cup

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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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2011 squad :
No. Name Nat Batting Style Bowling Style Notes
11 Matthew Boyce England LHB RM
8 Jacques Du Toit South Africa RHB RFM
5 Josh Cobb England RHB LS England U-19
1 Will Jefferson England RHB England Lions
14 Greg Smith England RHB SLA England U-19
9 James Taylor England RHB LS England England Lions, England U-19
57 Shiv Thakor England RHB RM England U-19
25 Will Jones EnglandAustralia LHB
4 Andrew McDonald Australia RHB RM Australia
35 Wayne White England RHB RFM
12 Abdul Razzaq Pakistan RHB RFM Pakistan cricket team ODI, T20 internationals
18 Tom New England RHB RM England U-19
3 Paul Nixon England LHB LM England
84 Paul Dixey England RHB England U-19
17 Nathan Buck England RHB RFM England Lions, England U-19
6 Harry Gurney England RHB LFM Joining Nottinghamshire
15 Claude Henderson South Africa RHB SLA South Africa, spin bowling coach
77 Matthew Hoggard (c) England RHB RFM England
21 Nadeem Malik England RHB RFM
22 Jigar Naik England RHB OS
16 Alex Wyatt England RHB RFM

Notable Players :
Player Runs
Les Berry 30143
Maurice Hallam 23662
John King 22618
Cecil Wood 21872
Ewart Astill 19879
Norman Armstrong 19001
Nigel Briers 18726
Maurice Tompkin 18590
Brian Davison 18537
Albert Knight 18142
Chris Balderstone 17627
Samuel Coe 17367

Notable Players :
Player Wickets
Ewart Astill 2131
George Geary 1759
Terry Spencer 1320
Jack Walsh 1127
John King 1100
Haydon Smith 1076
Vic Jackson 930
Jack Birkenshaw 908
John Savage 816
William Odell 650
Jonathan Agnew 632

English and Welsh first-class cricket clubs

Derbyshire * Durham * Essex * Glamorgan * Gloucestershire * Hampshire * Kent * Lancashire * Leicestershire * Middlesex * Northamptonshire * Nottinghamshire * Somerset * Surrey * Sussex * Warwickshire * Worcestershire * Yorkshire
MCC * Cambridge University * Durham UCCE * Loughborough UCCE * Oxford University

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