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Angus Robson finds new home at Sussex

Apr 16, 2017: Angus Robson, who negotiated his release from Leicestershire last week, has signed for Sussex

George Dobell and Vithushan Ehantharajah

County news

Robson departs in turbulent start to de Bruyn reign

Apr 11, 2017: Angus Robson has been granted an immediate release from his Leicestershire contract after being at odds with the new coach Pierre de Bruyn

George Dobell

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

Leics v Glamorgan, Specsavers Championship Div Two, Grace Road, 2nd day

Glam set 181 after van der Gugten's nine

Sep 21, 2016: Glamorgan's seamers picked up Leicestershire's last eight second-innings wickets for just 85 runs to put the visitors in a strong position to go on and win their Division Two Specsavers County Championship match

ECB Reporters Network

Leic v Essex, Specsavers Championship, Division Two, Grace Road, 1st day

Shallow roots to Leicestershire growth

Aug 23, 2016: As another season enters its closing weeks it needs to be asked how much progress Leicestershire have made

George Dobell

Essex v Leicestershire, Specsavers Championship, Div Two, Chelmsford, 4th day

Leicestershire pull off late run chase to inflict first Essex defeat

Jun 22, 2016: Leicestershire pulled off a late run chase to inflict Essex's first defeat of the season after Clint McKay's eight wickets in the match had opened a route to victory

ECB Reporters Network

Essex v Leicestershire, Specsavers Championship, Div Two, Chelmsford, 3rd day

Porter survives the yips as Masters advises: 'Just chill'

Jun 21, 2016: England bowling prospect Jamie Porter survived a serious bout of the yips to help Essex keep Leicestershire firmly in check at Chelmsford.

ESPNcricinfo staff

Leicestershire v Essex, LV= Championship, Grace Road, 3rd day

Cosgrove passes 1000 runs and eyes result

Sep 16, 2015: Half-centuries from captain Mark Cosgrove and opener Angus Robson helped Leicestershire make good progress in the 60.1 overs possible during the third day of the County Championship match at Grace Road


Yorkshire v Leicestershire, Royal London Cup, Group A, Headingley

Yorkshire hold off Robson's best

Aug 3, 2015: A career-best one-day knock of 90 from Leicestershire opener Angus Robson, the highest of the match, could not stop Yorkshire completing a 31-run victory over their visitors in the Royal London Cup clash at Headingley


Essex v Leicestershire, LV= Championship, Division Two, Chelmsford, 4th day

Emotional scenes as Leicestershire end long wait

Jun 3, 2015: At one minute past one, with lunch looming and Essex's fielders resigned to their fate, Leicestershire's Lewis Hill nudged the single into the covers that consigned to history one of the most ignominious runs of failure in the history of county cricket

Andrew Miller at Chelmsford

Essex v Leicestershire, LV= County Championship Div Two, Chelmsford, 2nd day

Robson pushes Leicestershire along victory path

Jun 1, 2015: Angus Robson struck his first century of the season as Leicestershire ended the second day at Chelmsford as favourites to claim a long-overdue victory.


Leicestershire v Glamorgan, Grace Road, 2nd day

Robson, Eckersley give Leicestershire signs of life

Apr 13, 2015: Leicestershire's quest for a first County Championship victory since September 2012 is set to be extended, but with Ned Eckersley and Angus Robson ushering their team to 202 for 1 the first signs of a team beginning to emerge from hibernation were robustl

Andrew Miller at Grace Road

Gloucestershire v Leicestershire, Bristol, 2nd day

Sheikh hat-trick sparks fightback

Sep 10, 2014: Atif Sheikh claimed a hat-trick in only his second County Championship game for Leicestershire as they fought back on the second day against Gloucestershire at Bristol

Press Association

Leicestershire v Indians, Tour match, Leicester, 3rd day

Ishant heckled as Robson, Smith flay rusty Indians

Jun 28, 2014: Angus Robson, the younger brother of England's new opening batsman Sam, and Greg Smith hit run-a-ball centuries as their 221-run second-wicket stand ensured a chastening time in the field for the Indians

Nagraj Gollapudi at Grace Road

Surrey v Leicestershire, The Oval, 3rd day

Robson provides light for Leicester

Jun 23, 2014: Leicestershire's torment has been so acute that the gloom over Grace Road shows no sign of lifting but in Angus Robson there is a flicker of light amidst the despondency.

Ryan Bailey at The Oval

Kent v Leicestershire, Canterbury, 4th day

Smith, Robson light up dull draw

Apr 23, 2014: Leicestershire were the whipping boys too often last season, cast adrift at the foot of Division Two, to contemplate a more daring declaration on the final day against Kent

David Hopps in Canterbury
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