Leicestershire

  • Ashes-winner Matthew Hoggard to retire after current season 11-09-2013 08:45 PM

    London: Ashes-winning former England bowler Matthew Hoggard is to retire from first-class cricket at the end of the current English season, he announced on Wednesday. The seamer helped England win the 2005 series against Australia -- their first Ashes campaign success since 1986/87. Hoggard played in 67 Tests, taking 248...
  • After five decades, India to play five Tests in England in 2014 02-09-2013 02:45 PM

    London: India will play a series of five Tests for the first time since 2002, after the England & Wales Cricket Board (ECB) announced on Monday the itinerary for India's tour of England in 2014. The tour will rune from June 23 to September 8, 2014 and also include five...
  • 15-year-old Matthew Fisher set for English county cricket debut 07-06-2013 10:16 PM

    London: A 15-year-old bowler is poised to make history after being named in English county Yorkshire's squad for their domestic 40-over match with Leicestershire on Sunday. At the age of 15 years and 212 days, Matthew Fisher will become the youngest post-war cricketer to play in one of England's county...
  • Razzaq to play for Leicestershire 26-04-2012 09:30 PM

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  • An Indian touch to Britain's royal wedding cake 27-04-2011 01:51 PM

    London: The Royal wedding cake described as "very romantic" is being given the finishing touches in a luxury cakes company led by an Indian-origin entrepreneur and his British wife. Kishore Patel, 57, is the managing director of the Leicestershire-based Fiona Cairns Ltd, which is known for making cakes for the...