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Incoming PCB official hopeful of Australia touring Pakistan in 2019

Sri Lanka toured Pakistan in 2017 for a one-off Twenty20, while West Indies played a three-match Twenty20 series in Karachi in April this year.

Dec 21, 2018, 14:05 PM IST

Prithvi Shaw, Mayank Agarwal slam tons as India A beat Leicestershire by 281 runs

India A's team total is currently the third highest in all List A matches.

Jun 20, 2018, 00:12 AM IST

Varun Aaron hopeful of national call-up

Out-of-favour seamer Varun Aaron is confident of a national call-up, saying he is bowling at his best for Leicestershire in the English County circuit.

May 19, 2018, 17:49 PM IST

Varun Aaron to play for Leicestershire in county cricket

Out-of-favour India fast bowler Varun Aaron is the latest among the bandwagon of India players to sign up for an English county side as he will turn up for Leicestershire during the upcoming season.

Mar 26, 2018, 20:39 PM IST

Two rare Amur leopard cubs born at Twycross Zoo! (Watch video)

The cubs, who are just a few weeks old, are the second pair of babies born to mum Kristen and dad Davidoff. 

Aug 08, 2016, 10:42 AM IST

Sri Lanka's Dasun Shanaka scores hundred against Leicestershire

Shanaka was 91 not out in an overnight total of 318 for eight and the first 7.1 overs of Saturday`s play saw the tourists add 49 runs.

May 15, 2016, 01:47 AM IST

Leicestershire hit with points deduction over player conduct

Leicestershire have been deducted 16 points from their County Championship total for offences committed by their players over the last year, the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Friday.

Aug 14, 2015, 22:41 PM IST

Grant Elliott, Luke Ronchi run riot in New Zealand warm-up win

Grant Elliott and Luke Ronchi scored unbeaten centuries as World Cup finalists New Zealand prepared for their one-day series against England with a 198-run win over Leicestershire on Saturday.
 

Jun 07, 2015, 03:43 AM IST

Leicestershire end 37-game winless streak

Leicestershire ended a 37-match winless run lasting two years and nine months as they beat Essex by six wickets in England`s County Championship on Wednesday.

Jun 03, 2015, 20:10 PM IST

Leicestershire recruit Umar Akmal for T20 Blast

Leicestershire have signed Pakistan batsman Umar Akmal as cover for part of this year`s domestic T20 Blast competition, the English county announced on Wednesday.

May 13, 2015, 20:29 PM IST

Kevin Pietersen triple century gives Andrew Strauss timely nudge

 Kevin Pietersen showed just how desperate he is to play for England again by hitting the first triple century of his career on Monday to offer a timely reminder of his talents to new England cricket director Andrew Strauss. 

May 12, 2015, 09:01 AM IST

Kevin Pietersen boosts England recall bid with career-best triple century

Kevin Pietersen sent a message to new England chief Andrew Strauss as the exiled batsman blasted a career-best score of 326 not out on Monday to boost his hopes of an international recall.

May 11, 2015, 20:26 PM IST

Kevin Pietersen receives county offers to boost England hope

Former England captain Kevin Pietersen has received "a few" offers from English county sides as he bids to return to the test team, the 34-year-old said.

Mar 07, 2015, 18:05 PM IST

Shahid Afridi set for English T20 stint

 Pakistan all-rounder Shahid Afridi is to play for Northamptonshire in the first six rounds of English cricket`s 2015 T20 Blast competition, the Midlands county announced Monday.

Jan 26, 2015, 21:17 PM IST

First British Asian takes charge at Leicestershire county

After being appointed CEO of Leicestershire cricket, Wasim Khan has become the first British Asian official to take charge of a county club.

Oct 27, 2014, 13:59 PM IST

Aussie seamer Clint McKay signs for Leicestershire

Leicestershire have secured the services of Australian seamer Clint McKay for the 2015 season, the English country side announced on Thursday.

Sep 25, 2014, 20:54 PM IST

Cheteshwar Pujara slams maiden hundred in county cricket

Cheteshwar Pujara scored the 27th first-class century of his career and the first one in county cricket as Derbyshire seized the initiative against Leicestershire in a Division Two encountere, here today.

Sep 25, 2014, 20:20 PM IST

Cheteswara Pujara out for handling ball in County Championship

India Test batsman Cheteshwar Pujara was given out for handling the ball on the opening day of Derbyshire`s English County Championship match against Leicestershire on Tuesday.

Sep 23, 2014, 19:32 PM IST

Leicestershire lose Ramnaresh Sarwan to back injury

Leicestershire captain Ramnaresh Sarwan has been obliged to return home to the West Indies in order to recover from a back injury, the English county announced on Wednesday.

Jul 30, 2014, 21:42 PM IST

David Gower wanted to be game ranger in Africa as a kid

Former England captain David Gower has revealed that he wanted to be a game ranger in Africa.

Jul 26, 2014, 15:42 PM IST