Leicestershire

County Cricket Round-Up - 12th July 2013

There were wins for Durham, Leicestershire, Warwickshire, Glamorgan and Middlesex in the evening's Friends Life t20 matches. Meanwhile, at Cheltenham, Kent and Gloucestershire set up a last day run chase in their LV= County Championship Division Two match.
12 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 9th July 2013

There were starring roles played by Varun Chopra, Chris Rushworth, Steven Mullaney and Simon Katich as the twelfth round of the LV= County Championship continued around the country.
9 July 2013

County Cricket Round-Up - 8th July 2013

The LV= County Championship made a return as the Friends Life t20 takes a break before its return in earnest at the weekend. There were good performances today from Mark Footitt, Michael Yardy, Varun Chopra and James Vince
9 July 2013

Leicestershire Support DMU's Ask Me About Campaign

Students at our cultural partners De Montfort University (DMU) recruited famous Leicestershire CCC faces to support a new mental health campaign. Matthew Boyce, who recently walked from John O'Groats to Lands End to raise money and awareness for mental health charity MIND, Niall O’Brien, Nathan Buck, Michael Thornely, Shiv Thakor, James Sykes and Club Ambassador Paul Nixon were among those backing the Ask Me About campaign.
21 February 2013

Boyce Receives £5,000 Cheque Following Epic Journey

Matthew Boyce was today presented with a £5,000 from Walkers Crisps and parent company PepsiCo for completing his epic journey from John O'Groats to Land's End in December. Matthew walked from one end of the UK to the other because he wanted to raise money and awareness for Mind and the PCA's Benevolent Fund.
30 January 2013

Paul Nixon Hangs Up His Wicket-Keeping Gloves

Leicestershire's former England wicket-keeper Paul Nixon has announced his retirement from cricket and will play for the Foxes for last time at Grace Road in the Friends Life t20 quarter-final against his former club Kent on 6th August. His decision to retire at the end of the season bring to an end a 24-year career, 21 of which he has spent with Leicestershire, wnning two County Championships and two Twenty20 Cups.
1 August 2011

Broad Appeal Collection Raises Nearly £1000

Chris Broad has thanked Leicestershire CCC for their collection for The Broad Appeal at the Friends Life t20 game against Nottinghamshire Outlaws last Friday. The total money raised was £945.19 and Chris, who was joined on the field by son Stuart and Leicestershire CEO Mike Siddall during the interval, sent a personal message of thanks.
16 June 2011

Leicestershire Foxes Support Broad Appeal

Leicestershire Foxes are delighted to be supporting The Broad Appeal throughout the Friends Life t20 game against Nottinghamshire Outlaws on Friday evening. The Appeal has been set up by Chris Broad, who lost wife Miche to motor neurone disease last year. Chris has joined forces with son Stuart and Gemma to raise money and increase understanding of MND through the establishment of The Broad Appeal.
10 June 2011

Leicestershire Sign Abdul Razzaq For Twenty20

Leicestershire have announced the signing of Pakistan all-rounder Abdul Razzaq in time for the Friends Life t20 competition, which they begin when they play Northamptonshire on 3rd June. Vastly experienced Razzaq, who has played 46 Tests, 262 One-Day Internationals and 26 Twenty20 Internationals, featured prominently as the Hampshire Royals won the 2010 competition at The Rose Bowl.
1 June 2011

Leicestershire Hosting Q And A Sessions

Leicestershire CCC's players will be hosting a Question and Answer session in the Fox Bar at the end of day three of every home LV=County Championship fixture in 2011. Members and supporters are welcome to attend the event, which will happen approximately fifteen minutes after stumps are drawn.
16 May 2011

Leicestershire Link Up With Lord's Taverners

Leicestershire County Cricket Club is delighted to have signed a charity partnership with The Lord's Taverners, the cricket based charity whose objective is to give everyone a sporting chance.
6 May 2011

Leicestershire Announce India T20 Sell-Out

Leicestershire CCC is delighted to announce that the visit of World Champions India to Grace Road on Monday August 29 is now a sell-out. Ticket sales have gone through the roof since India beat Sri Lanka to lift the World Cup on home soil and so the 20-over spectacular will be played at a jam-packed Grace Road on the Bank Holiday.
20 April 2011

Leicestershire Hand Buck Cap, Agree Deal With Council

Leicestershire County Cricket Club have announced two pieces of good news after they awarded a county cap to left-arm quick bowler Nathan Buck and received news that Leicester City Council has agreed to a Deed of Variation in respect of the coventant on the cricket ground at Grace Road.
12 April 2011

Leicestershire Join Forces With Oval Insurance

Leicestershire Join Forces With Oval Insurance
6 April 2011

Leicestershire Join Forces With De Montfort University

De Montfort University (DMU) and Leicestershire County Cricket Club (LCCC) are joining forces in a new cultural partnership. Vice-Chancellor of DMU Professor Dominic Shellard signed a Letter of Cooperation with the club today (Monday 4 April) at the Grace Road ground with club Chief Executive Mike Siddall.
4 April 2011

Leicestershire Hits A Six With HSBC Merchant Services

HSBC Merchant Services, wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Payments, the largest independent payment processor in the UK, has renewed its sponsorship of Leicestershire County Cricket Club for a second year. HSBC Merchant Services, whose head office of 300 employees is Leicester-based, enjoyed a fruitful first year as sponsor of the team, which helped it to increase its work in the local community.
4 April 2011

Haywood Continues As Chairman, Oval Stay On Board

The Board of Leicestershire CCC are pleased to announce that, at a Board meeting that took place on Thursday 10th March, Paul Haywood was re-elected to serve as Chairman of the Club. Philip Bland, who joined the board in late 2010 and has taken charge of the Club’s commercial operations was co-opted to the Board.
11 March 2011

Leicestershire Plan Pre-Season Space Centre Visit

Awareness of space is a key attribute to being a professional cricketer – and Leicestershire CCC is taking that phrase literally as they launch pre-season preparations. The National Space Centre, Leicester's leading visitor attraction, has challenged the players to take on their exciting 'save the world' scenario, to see if they have the "right stuff" on Wednesday, March 16.
9 March 2011

Shiv Thakor Wins British Asian Sports Award

Leicestershire CCC’s rising star Shiv Thakor picked up a prestigious award at the 10th annual Lebara British Asian Sports Awards (BASA) ceremony on Saturday night. The glittering event, which was held at the Grosvenor Hotel on Park Lane, London, recognises the most talented Asian sports performers in the UK and Shiv emerged victorious in the Telesky Shopping Young Sports Personality of the Year (Male Under-18).
7 March 2011

David Wilson Foundation Makes Donation To LCCC

Leicestershire CCC is delighted to accept a fantastic £40,000 grant from the David Wilson Foundation, which will go into the Leicestershire Young Cricketers Education Trust (LYCET) and continue to support the exciting talent at Grace Road. Club President David Wilson, who was awarded a CBE in the Queen’s New Year’s Honours, has been extremely generous since the trust was set up in 2008 and the funding allows our gifted young cricketers to fast-track their development by being provided with new experiences abroad.
11 January 2011