English County Cricket Teams

Leicestershire Foxes

Leicestershire County Cricket Club

Leicestershire County Cricket Club
Cricket Club Details
Year Formed
Ground
Grace Road
End names
Pavilion End
Bennett End
Captain:Matthew Hoggard
Overseas Players: Andrew McDonald
Grace Road The Home Of Leicestershire County Cricket Club
Grace Road The Home Of Leicestershire County Cricket Club
Capacity
12000
Address
Leicestershire CCC
The County Ground
Grace Road
Leicester
LE2 8AD
Telephone
0116 2832128
Travel Information
Local Transport Links
Railway Station
Leicester Railway Station 1.7 miles (2.7 km)
Motorway Junction
M1 Jnct 21 2.3 miles (3.8 km)
Airport
East Midlands 17.1 miles (27.6 km)
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Fixtures 2013
10 April 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Hampshire v Leicestershire, Ageas Bowl, 11:00
17 April 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Leicestershire v Kent, Leicester, 11:00
30 April 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Leicestershire v Gloucestershire, Leicester, 11:00
4 May 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Leicestershire v Gloucestershire, Leicester, 13:45
8 May 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Worcestershire v Leicestershire, Worcester, 11:00
15 May 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Northamptonshire v Leicestershire, Northampton, 11:00
21 May 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Leicestershire v Glamorgan, Leicester, 11:00
26 May 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Leicestershire v Somerset, Leicester, 13:45
27 May 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Unicorns v Leicestershire, TBC, 13:45
29 May 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Kent v Leicestershire, Tunbridge Wells, 11:00
2 June 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Leicestershire v Middlesex, Leicester, 13:45
9 June 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Yorkshire v Leicestershire, Scarborough, 13:45
11 June 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Leicestershire v Northamptonshire, Leicester, 11:00
16 June 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Somerset v Leicestershire, TBC, 13:45
19 June 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Leicestershire v Glamorgan, Leicester, 13:45
21 June 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Leicestershire v Essex, Leicester, 11:00
28 June 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Nottinghamshire v Leicestershire, Trent Bridge, 17:30
29 June 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Leicestershire v Derbyshire, Leicester, 14:30
5 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Leicestershire v Durham, Leicester, 17:30
7 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Lancashire v Leicestershire, Old Trafford, 14:30
9 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Yorkshire v Leicestershire, Headingley, 17:30
12 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Leicestershire v Nottinghamshire, Leicester, 17:30
17 July 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Essex v Leicestershire, Chelmsford, 11:00
23 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Leicestershire v Lancashire, Leicester, 17:30
25 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Durham v Leicestershire, Chester-le-Street, 17:30
26 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Derbyshire v Leicestershire, Derby, 19:00
28 July 2013 - Friends Life T20 - Leicestershire v Yorkshire, Leicester, 14:30
2 August 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Leicestershire v Lancashire, Leicester, 11:00
11 August 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Leicestershire v Yorkshire, Leicester, 13:45
13 August 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Gloucestershire v Leicestershire, Bristol, 13:45
15 August 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Leicestershire v Unicorns, Leicester, 13:45
21 August 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Glamorgan v Leicestershire, Swansea, 11:00
25 August 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Glamorgan v Leicestershire, Swansea, 13:45
26 August 2013 - Clydesdale Bank 40 - Middlesex v Leicestershire, Lord's, 13:45
28 August 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Leicestershire v Worcestershire, Leicester, 11:00
3 September 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Gloucestershire v Leicestershire, Bristol, 10:30
11 September 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Lancashire v Leicestershire, Old Trafford, 10:30
17 September 2013 - LV County Championship - Div Two - Leicestershire v Hampshire, Leicester, 10:30
Squad
Player
Matthew Boyce
Nathan Buck
Josh Cobb
Jacques du Toit
Harry Gurney
Claude Henderson
Matthew Hoggard (capt)
Will Jefferson
Nadeem Malik
Andrew McDonald (Overseas)
Jigar Naik
Tom New
Paul Nixon
Greg Smith
James Taylor
Shiv Thakor
Wayne White
Alexander Wyatt
D.O.B.
13/08/1985
06/1991
17/08/1990
02/01/1980
25/10/1986
14/06/1972
31/12/1976
25/10/1979
06/10/1982
05/06/1981
10/08/1984
18/01/1985
21/10/1970
16/11/1988
06/01/1990
22/10/1993
22/09/1985
23/07/1990
Born
Cheltenham
Leicester
Leicester
Port Elizabeth, SA
Nottingham
Worcester, SA
Leeds
Derby
Nottingham
Wodonga, Aus
Leicester
Sutton-in-Ashfield
Carlisle
Leicester
Nottingham
Leicester
Derby
Roehampton
Bat/bowl
LHB RM
RHB RMF
RHB LB
RHB
RHB LFM
RHB SLA
RHB RFM
RHB RMF
RHB RFM
RHB RFM
RHB OB
LHB WK
LHB WK
RHB LB
RHB LB
RHB RM
RHB RMF
RHB RMF
First Class Records
Team
Highest Total For
701-4d v Worcestershire 1906
Highest Total Against
761-6d by Essex v , Chelmsford 1990
Lowest Total For
25 v Kent 1912 Leicester
Lowest Total Against
24 by Glamorgan Leicester 1971
Batting
Highest Score
302* BJ Hodge v Nottinghamshire, Trent Bridge, 2003
Most Runs in Season
Most Runs in Career
Best Partnership for each wicket
1st
390 B.Dudleston & J.F.Steele v Derbyshire Leicester 1979
2nd
289* J.C.Balderstone & D.I.Gower v Essex Leicester 1981
3rd
316* W.Watson & A.Wharton v Somerset Taunton 1961
4th
290* P.Willey & T.J.Boon v Warwickshire Leicester 1984
5th
322 B.F.Smith & P.V.Simmons v Nottinghamshire Worksop 1998
6th
284 P.V.Simmons & P.A.Nixon v Durham Chester-le-Street 1996
7th
219* J.D.R.Benson & P.Whitticase v Hampshire Bournemouth 1991
8th
172 P.A.Nixon & D.J.Millns v Lancashire Manchester 1996
9th
160 R.T.Crawford & W.W.Odell v Worcestershire Leicester 1902
10th
228 R.Illingworth & K.Higgs v Northamptonshire Leicester 1977
Bowling
Best Bowling
10-18 G Geary v Glamorgan, Pontypridd 1929
Best Match Bowling
16-96 G Geary v Glamorgan, Pontypridd 1929
Wickets in Season
Wickets in Career
Honours
County Champions
1975, 1996, 1998
One Day League Champions
1974, 1977
Gillette Cup/NatWest Trophy/C & G Trophy/Friends Provident Trophy
Benson & Hedges Cup
1972, 1975,1985
Twenty20 Cup
2004, 2006
Other