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Boyce retires to take up financial career

Jul 23, 2015: Matthew Boyce, the 29-year-old Leicestershire batsman, has announced his immediate retirement from the game to take up a new career in the financial sector

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Leicestershire v Durham, NatWest T20, Grace Road

Boyce ends Durham's slim hopes

Jul 18, 2014: Leicestershire beat Durham by three wickets with one ball to spare in a low-scoring thriller in the T20 Blast North Group clash at Grace Road.

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Kent v Leicestershire, Canterbury, 2nd day

Ireland lifts Leicestershire with maiden fifty

Apr 21, 2014: Anthony Ireland hit the first half-century of his career as Leicestershire finished on a very competitive 333 for 9 against Kent.

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Leicestershire v Lancashire, Grace Road, 4th day

Hogg haul helps Lancs roll on

Aug 5, 2013: Lancashire completed the formalities on an innings-and-52-run victory over bottom side Leicestershire during the first 70 minutes of day four

Graham Hardcastle at Grace Road

Leicestershire v Kent, Grace Road, 3rd day

Thakor highlights his rich promise

Apr 19, 2013: Shiv Thakor and Matt Boyce both scored centuries to guide Leicestershire to an unlikely first-innings lead against Kent on the third day at Grace Road.

Leicestershire v Kent, Grace Road, 2nd day

Sarwan loss stunts Leicestershire's fight

Apr 18, 2013: Leicestershire launched a spirited fightback in their County Championship clash with Kent on another boundary-laden day at Grace Road

Leicestershire v Kent, Grace Road, 3rd day

Boyce holds up Kent push

Aug 30, 2012: Kent's bid for promotion looked in the balance with one day left of their crucial rain-hit match against Leicestershire at Grace Road

Essex v Leicestershire, Chelmsford, 3rd day

Thornely's ton repays the faith

Aug 3, 2012: Michael Thornely continued to repay Leicestershire's faith by scoring his second Championship century to lead his side to 336 for 9

Northamptonshire v Leicestershire, Northampton, 4th day

Boyce ton ensures shared spoils

May 27, 2011: Leicestershire's Matthew Boyce scored a century as the last day of their County Championship match against Division Two leaders Northamptonshire fizzled out into a draw

Leicestershire v Gloucestershire, Grace Road, 3rd day

Leicestershire fritter away openers' hard work

May 20, 2011: Despite a career-best 119 from Matt Boyce and a record opening partnership, Leicestershire were left facing a desperate battle to save the follow-on against Gloucestershire at Grace Road

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Nottinghamshire v Leicestershire, CB 40, Trent Bridge

Leicestershire edge thriller

Aug 29, 2010: A valiant 71 not out from Australian Adam Voges was not enough to prevent Nottinghamshire Outlaws from slipping to their third Clydesdale Bank 40 defeat to dampen their hopes of reaching the semi-finals

Middlesex v Leicestershire, Lord's, 4th day

Weather curtails Lord's thriller

Aug 12, 2010: Leicestershire's James Taylor posted his third century in four matches against Middlesex to leave this County Championship clash at Lord's intriguingly poised

Leicestershire v Derbyshire, Grace Road, 4th day

Openers ease Leicestershire to victory

Aug 6, 2010: Matthew Boyce and Greg Smith steered Leicestershire to their fifth County Championship win of the season as Matthew Hoggard took his 700th first-class wicket at Grace Road

Gloucestershire v Leicestershire, Bristol, 3rd day

Gloucestershire eye comfortable win

May 12, 2010: Gloucestershire were left on the brink of their third consecutive County Championship win after rain and bad light wiped out 22 overs on the third day at Bristol

County Championship round-up

Mahmood haul powers Lancashire victory

May 8, 2009: A round-up from the third day in the third round County Championship matches

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Friends Provident Trophy round-up

Vaughan helps Yorkshire to victory

Apr 26, 2009: A round-up from the second weekend of Friends Provident Trophy action

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Leicestershire v West Indians, Grace Road, 3rd day

Dippenaar helps save Leicestershire

Apr 22, 2009: Leicestershire managed to secure a creditable draw against the West Indians as Boeta Dippenaar followed up the battling efforts of two young English batsmen on the final day at Grace Road

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Leicestershire v West Indians, Grace Road, 1st day

Benn strikes but West Indies' batsmen struggle

Apr 20, 2009: West Indies got their tour underway with a mixed day at Grace Road, bowling out Leicestershire for 182 in two sessions before rather losing their way and closing on 80 for 4

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County Championship Division Two round-up

Leicestershire end on a high

Sep 26, 2008: A round-up of the third day in the final round of matches in County Championship's second division

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County Championship round-up

Joseph demolishes Lancashire

Aug 21, 2008: A round-up from the latest Championship matches as Kent take control against Lancashire and Essex suffer an injury blow to Danish Kaneria

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