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County Cricket 2012

Hip problem forces Will Jefferson to retire

Aug 25, 2012: Will Jefferson, the Leicestershire batsman, has been forced to retire from professional cricket after being diagnosed with a rare hip condition

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Leicestershire v Surrey, Grace Road, 3rd day

Linley's best sets up Surrey win

Aug 25, 2011: Tim Linley claimed career best figures as Surrey beat Leicestershire by 10 wickets with a day to spare in the Division Two match at Grace Road

Leicestershire v Northamptonshire, Friends Life t20, Leicester

McDonald leads Leicestershire to easy win

Jul 3, 2011: Leicestershire Foxes remain on course for a quarter-final place in the Friends Life t20 thanks to a comfortable six-wicket win over struggling Northamptonshire Steelbacks at Grace Road

Durham v Leicestershire, Friends Life t20, Chester-le-Street

Gutsy Durham sneak narrow win

Jun 26, 2011: A disciplined bowling performance enabled Durham Dynamos to claim their second Friends Life t20 victory in the space of three days and move a giant step closer to a quarter-final place. Despite appearing all but beaten at the halfway stage of their oppone

Kent v Leicestershire, Tunbridge Wells, 2nd day

Wickets tumble in Tunbridge Wells

May 30, 2011: Kent's England offspinner James Tredwell bagged 4 for 46 as 13 wickets fell during an action packed day of Championship cricket against Leicestershire in Tunbridge Wells

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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Leicestershire v Derbyshire, Grace Road, 2nd day

Jefferson ton builds solid position

Apr 28, 2011: Will Jefferson posted his second century of the season to steer Leicestershire into a strong position on the second day of the County Championship match against Derbyshire

Leicestershire v Glamorgan, Grace Road, 3rd day

Jefferson ton puts Leicestershire on top

Apr 10, 2011: Glamorgan will need 226 runs on the final day of their match against Leicestershire, with seven wickets remaining, if they are to make a winning start to the County Championship Division Two season

Derbyshire v Leicestershire, Friends Provident t20, Chesterfield

Jefferson powers Leicestershire win

Jul 2, 2010: Will Jefferson smashed 83 off only 33 balls to set Leicestershire on their way to a third consecutive away win and send Derbyshire crashing to a third straight Friends Provident t20 defeat

Derbyshire v Surrey, Chesterfield, 1st day

Leicestershire bowlers leave Worcestershire reeling

Jun 28, 2010: Leicestershire made a powerful return to County Championship action at New Road as, after dismissing Worcestershire for 175, they closed only 12 behind following half-centuries by Will Jefferson and Jacques du Toit

Leicestershire v Northamptonshire, Friends Provident t20, Grace Road

Vaas and Boje secure Northamptonshire the points

Jun 18, 2010: Chaminda Vaas hit a quickfire half-century and then took two vital wickets as Northamptonshire Steelbacks beat Leicestershire Foxes by 10 runs

Surrey v Leicestershire, The Oval, 1st day

Jefferson dominates basement battle

Jun 4, 2010: Will Jefferson ended his five-year wait for a County Championship hundred to put Leicestershire firmly in control of their Division Two clash with Surrey at The Oval

Leicestershire v Worcestershire, Leicester, 3rd day

Kervezee puts Worcestershire in command

May 6, 2010: Alexei Kervezee fell one short of a maiden first-class century but still helped put Worcestershire in a commanding position against Leicestershire on day three of the County Championship clash at Grace Road

Derbyshire v Leicestershire, Derby, 1st day

Early wickets lift Leicestershire after collapse

Apr 15, 2010: Leicestershire shaded the first day at Derbyshire despite a batting collapse that saw the visitors lose their last nine wickets for 166 runs

County news

Nixon faces Twenty20 snub

Jan 28, 2010: Leicestershire face the prospect of competing in next season's Twenty20 Cup without veteran wicketkeeper Paul Nixon

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County news

Jefferson leaves Nottinghamshire

Sep 28, 2009: Will Jefferson, the opening batsman, has been released by Nottinghamshire after losing his first-team place

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Twenty20 Cup round-up

Durham survive late scare

May 25, 2009: A round-up from the opening day of Twenty20 Cup action

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Nottinghamshire v Surrey, Trent Bridge, 3rd day

Surrey on course for first win

Jul 13, 2008: Surrey are on course for their first Championship win of the season after making Nottinghamshire follow-on

John Ward at Trent Bridge

Lancashire v Nottinghamshire, County Championship, 2nd day

Croft century drives Lancashire

Jun 7, 2008: John Ward reports on the second day's play in the game between Lancashire and Nottinghamshire at Old Trafford

John Ward at Old Trafford

County Championship round-up

Nottinghamshire rout Kent by 10 wickets

Apr 19, 2008: A round-up from the fourth, final and drizzly day of the opening round of County Championship matches

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