Leicestershire Foxes

Leicestershire Foxes

Leicestershire Foxes Cricket BettingThe Leicestershire Foxes are twice winners of the Twenty20 Cup, winning in 2004 and 2006, they were also semi-finalists in 2003 and 2005, however they have failed to get beyond the Group stages for the last three years and are now ranked down at 15th place in the Twenty20 Cup Rankings

They are coached by one of the former players, Tim Boon and are captained by former England One day wicket keeper, Paul Nixon and they have a first eleven playing squad of 25 players. Leicestershire’s home ground is Grace Road.

2009/10 Squad


HD Ackermann     SA RHB
Jim Allenby     Aus RHB
Matt Boyce England LHB
Jacques Du Toit      SA RHB
B Dippenaar      SA RHB
Josh Cobb England RHB
Greg Smith England RHB
James Taylor England RHB
Shiv Thakor England RHB


Nathan Buck England R Fast Med
Sam Cliff England R Fast Med
Carl Crowe England Off Spin
Harry Gurney England L Med Fast
AJ Harris England R Fast Med
C Henderson      SA Slow L Arm
Nadeem Malik England R Fast Med
Jigar Naik England Off Spin
Iain O'Brien       NZ R Fast Med
Alex Roberts England R Med
Geirge Walker England Slow L Arm
Wayne White England R Fast Med
Alex Wyatt England R Fast Med

Wicket Keepers

Tom New England RHB
Paul Nixon England LHB
Joel Pope England RHB

Top Batsmen - 2009

The batting stats for the top five Foxes batsmen are below. Jim Allenby was the star of the show in 2009 with a superb contribution of 432 runs. That total put Allenby in third place in the Twenty20 Cup top run scorer tables behind Michael Lumb and top man Jonathan Trott of Warwickshire..

Player Innings Runs Balls Average HS  S/R 6's
Jim Allenby    10 432 309   48.00 110  139.80  20
Paul Nixon      9 208 184   26.00 53*  113.04   2
James Taylor    10 205 212   29.28 41*    96.69   2
HH Dipenaar      8 167 146   33.40 63  114.38   3
Matt Boyce      7 145   148   20.71 34  97.97   0

Top Bowlers - 2009

Below are the statistics on the Foxes top wicket takers in the 2009 Twenty20 Cup. Those who will be making T20 Free Bets will find this information helpful as and when they place a bet in the Twenty20 Cup Top Wicket taker Odds.

In 2009 the lead wicket taker was South African International, Claude Henderson with 11 wickets. He was one clear of up and coming English pace bowler, Wayne White. See Twenty20 Top Bowler betting. Henderson and White's stats along with other leading Foxes wicket takers are listed below,  they include best bowling performance, economy rates and averages.

Player Matches Innings Runs Wickets Best Average  Economy Mdns
C Henderson      7     7 194    11 3-32   17.63  6.92  0
Wayne White    10   10 243    10 3-27   24.30  7.75  0
Harry Gurney      9     9 184      8 3-21   23.00  6.81  0