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    SARHB
Jim Allenby    AusRHB
Matt BoyceEnglandLHB
Jacques Du Toit     SARHB
B Dippenaar     SARHB
Josh CobbEnglandRHB
Greg SmithEnglandRHB
James TaylorEnglandRHB
Shiv ThakorEnglandRHB


Nathan BuckEnglandR Fast Med
Sam CliffEnglandR Fast Med
Carl CroweEnglandOff Spin
Harry GurneyEnglandL Med Fast
AJ HarrisEnglandR Fast Med
C Henderson     SASlow L Arm
Nadeem MalikEnglandR Fast Med
Jigar NaikEnglandOff Spin
Iain O'Brien      NZR Fast Med
Alex RobertsEnglandR Med
Geirge WalkerEnglandSlow L Arm
Wayne WhiteEnglandR Fast Med
Alex WyattEnglandR Fast Med

Wicket Keepers

Tom NewEnglandRHB
Paul NixonEnglandLHB
Joel PopeEnglandRHB

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..

PlayerInningsRunsBallsAverageHS S/R6's
Jim Allenby   10432309  48.00110 139.80 20
Paul Nixon     9208184  26.0053* 113.04  2
James Taylor   10205212  29.2841*   96.69  2
HH Dipenaar     8167146  33.4063 114.38  3
Matt Boyce     7145  148  20.7134 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.

PlayerMatchesInningsRunsWicketsBestAverage EconomyMdns
C Henderson     7    7194   113-32  17.63 6.92 0
Wayne White   10  10243   103-27  24.30 7.75 0
Harry Gurney     9    9184     83-21  23.00 6.81 0