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Michael Carberry leaves Leicestershire by mutual consent after stand-off

Oct 17, 2018: Michael Carberry's stand-off with Leicestershire has come to an end by "mutual consent", with the former England opener now set to leave the club

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Leicestershire v Kent, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Grace Road

Zak Chappell subbed out of game under concussion protocol

Aug 19, 2018: The ball held sway on the opening day and Mohammad Abbas helped Leicestershire hit back after being bowled out

ECB Reporters Network

Derbyshire v Leicestershire, Specsavers Championship Division Two, Derby

Leicestershire on top despite Tony Palladino's old-school nous

Jun 26, 2018: Tony Palladino led a Derbyshire fightback before Leicestershire's bowlers regained control at the end of the second day of the day/night Division Two match at Derby

ECB Reporters Network

Leicestershire news

Michael Carberry axed as Leicestershire captain following review

May 25, 2018: Paul Horton has been named as his replacement across all formats

ESPNcricinfo staff and ECB Reporters Network

Northants v Leicestershire, Royal London Cup, North Group, Northampton

Northants have no response to Horton's hundred

May 17, 2018: Northants' woeful batting form brought a dismal start in the Championship and a change of formats brought more of the same

ECB Reporters Network

Leicestershire v Glamorgan, Grace Road, 2nd day

Varun Aaron helps Leicestershire turn game on its head

May 12, 2018: Paul Horton's aggressive fifty followed the excellent work of Leicestershire's bowlers to dismantle Glamorgan

ECB Reporters Network

Leicestershire v Kent, Specsavers Championship Div Two, Grace Road, 2nd day

Horton makes the best of a bad job

May 20, 2017: Only 47.3 overs were possible on the second day at the Fischer County Ground, after the first day was entirely washed out

ECB Reporters Network

County news

De Bruyn to promote youth in Leicestershire shake-up

Feb 9, 2017: Pierre de Bruyn has warned his Leicestershire players that complacency will not be tolerated under his leadership

George Dobell

Northants v Leicestershire, Specsavers Championship Div 2, Wantage Road, 4th day

Leicestershire deny Northants realistic chase

Aug 16, 2016: Northamptonshire batted out for a draw on the final afternoon at Wantage Road after Leicestershire declined to offer a reasonable chase

ECB Reporters Network

Gloucs v Leics, Specsavers Championship, Division Two, Cheltenham, 3rd day

Horton anchors Leics in successful chase

Jul 22, 2016: Half-centuries from Paul Horton and Mark Cosgrove helped Leicestershire to a six-wicket victory inside three days of their Championship game against Gloucestershire at Cheltenham College

ECB Reporters Network

Worcs v Leics, Specsavers Championship Div 2, New Road, 3rd day

Horton's return to form keeps Leicestershire in the hunt

Jul 5, 2016: Paul Horton ended a lean batting run to sharpen Leicestershire;s hopes of victory against promotion rivals Worcestershire

ECB Reporters Network

Leic v Worc, Specsavers Championship Div 2, Grace Road, 1st day

Leicestershire's imports again show their value

May 22, 2016: Bringing in experienced batsmen Paul Horton, Neil Dexter and Mark Pettini from Lancashire, Middlesex and Essex respectively  has already paid considerable dividends for Leicestershire this season

ECB Reporters Network

Sussex v Leicestershire, Specsavers Championship Div 2, Hove, 2nd day

Horton hundred tightens Leicestershire's grip

May 2, 2016: Paul Horton's first Championship hundred for Leicestershire tightened their grip midway through their second division match against Sussex at Hove

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County news

Horton latest capture as Leicestershire rebuild

Sep 11, 2015: Leicestershire have secured the signing of Lancashire batsman Paul Horton on a three-year contract

ESPNcricinfo staff

County news

Horton to leave Lancashire for 'fresh challenge'

Aug 20, 2015: Paul Horton, the experienced batsman, will leave Lancashire at the end of the season after the club did not offer him a new contract

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Lancashire v Northants, LV= Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 4th day

Dominant Northants denied by rain

Jul 2, 2015: Rain came to Lancashire's rescue in the LV= County Championship match against Northamptonshire at Old Trafford, with the hosts facing almost certain defeat after losing seven wickets in a poor afternoon session


Lancashire v Gloucestershire, County Championship Div Two, Old Trafford, 3rd day

Handscomb, Marshall respond to Horton 168

May 12, 2015: An unbroken 130-run partnership between fourth-wicket pair Peter Handscomb and Hamish Marshall after tea on day three ensured Gloucestershire took charge against Lancashire at Old Trafford.

Press Association

Lancashire v Gloucestershire, Championship, Division Two, Old Trafford, 2nd day

Lancashire slide after Horton hundred

May 11, 2015: Gloucestershire took four wickets after tea to damage Lancashire's first-innings response to 388 on day two of their Championship match at Old Trafford

Press Association

Lancashire v Kent, LV=Championship, Division 2, Old Trafford, 1st day

Prince hundred shows value of his u-turn

Apr 26, 2015: Lancashire will be grateful Ashwell Prince decided to extend his career as his hundred guided them against Kent while others gave their wickets away

Paul Edwards at Old Trafford

County news

Horton handed two game ban

Sep 5, 2014: Paul Horton almost led Lancashire to their first Twenty20 title this summer but will sit out the first two matches of their campaign next season after being suspended for dissent.

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