leicestershire foxes

02.08.2017… Leics v Notts…

Foxes v Outlaws

Grace Road… Wednesday August 2nd…

Match Abandoned – No Result

Ticket: £16Scorecard – £1

Another rain affected night at Grace Road, no further play being possible following the completion of Nottinghamshire’s 20 overs…

Nottinghamshire had set a sizeable total too, 210-8 from their 20 overs. The majority of the damage being inflicted by the openers, Riki Wessels (63) and Alex Hales (51), during an opening partnership of 104…

The rain did stop though, and a five over, 68 run chase was due to start a 9.27. But at 9.25, the rain again started to fall, and that was that…

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Nottinghamshire Pushing Towards 210-8…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; Luke Ronchi, Cameron Delport, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackermann, Aadil Ali, Lewis Hill, Tom Wells, Mathew Pillans, Clint McKay, Dieter Klein, Callum Parkinson

Nottinghamshire Outlaws; Riki Wessels, Alex Hales, Tom Moores, Dan Christian, Brendan Taylor, Samit Patel, Steven Mullaney, Billy Root, Ish Sodhi, Jake Ball, Harry Gurney

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The Story of the Summer…

Stats…

Nottinghamshire Outlaws; Wessels (63 – c McKay b Parkinson), Hales (51 – st Ronchi b Ackermann), Moores (19 – c Ali b Parkinson), Christian (33 – c Klein b Pillans), Taylor (0 – b Klein), Patel (0 – b Klein), Mullaney (14 – c Wells b McKay), Root (14 – n.o.), Sodhi (2 – b Pillans)

Did Not Bat; Ball, Gurney

Extras; 2nb 8w 2b 2lb – 14

210 for 8 (20 overs)

Bowling; Klein (4 / 41 / 2), Parkinson (4 / 39 / 2), McKay (3 / 34 / 1), Pillans (4 / 42 / 2), Ackermann (3 / 27 / 1), Delport (2 / 23 / 0)

FOW; 104 – 145 – 147 – 152 -152 – 171 – 203 – 210

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

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28.07.2017… Leics v Durham…

Foxes v Jets

Grace Road… Friday July 28th…

Jets won by 6 wickets

Ticket: £10Scorecard – £1

Luke Ronchi scored 63 from 21 deliveries in a Leicestershire total of 88, in a game reduced to seven overs per side as a result of persistent rain…

Durham chased the runs down though with a ball to spare, for a first victory in the T20 Blast of the season. at the eighth attempt…

lecis v durham...

The Waiting Game…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; Luke Ronchi, Cameron Delport, Tom Wells, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackermann, Aadil Ali, Mathew Pilans, Callum Parkinson, Gavin Griffiths, Dieter Klein, Lewis Hill

Durham Jets; Cameron Steel, Graham Clark, Paul Collingwood, Paul Coughlin, Jack Burnham, Michael Richardson, Stuart Poynter, Ryan Pringle, James Weighell, Barry McCarthy, Chris Rushworth

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Leicestershire Bat…

Stats…

Leicestershire Foxes; Ronchi (63 – n.o.), Delport (7 – c McCarthy b Coughlin), Wells (12 – b Coughlin), Cosgrove (0 – n.o)

Extras; 0nb 3w 1b 2lb – 6

Did Not Bat; Ackermann, Ali, Pilans, Parkinson, Griffiths, Klein, Hill

88 for 2 (7 overs)

Bowling; Rushworth (1 / 9 / 0), Weighell (1 / 26 / 0), Collingwood (2 / 19 / 0), Coughlin (2 / 30 / 2), McCarthy (1 / 1 / 0)

FOW; 62 – 81

Durham Jets; Steel (4 – b Klein), Clark (4 – c Wells b Pillans), Collingwood (34 – r.o. Ronchi), Coughlin (38 – n.o.), Burnham (0 – r.o. Griffiths), Richardson (0 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Poynter, Pringle, Weighell, McCarthy, Rushworth

Extras; 6nb 2w 0b 2lb – 10

90 for 4 (6.5 overs)

Bowling; Klein (1 / 9 / 1), Pillans (2 / 30 / 1), Parkinson (1 / 11 / 0), Griffiths (1.5 / 24 / 0), Delport (1 / 12 / 0)

FOW; 4 – 10 – 86 – 86

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

25.07.2017… Leics v Warks…

Foxes v Bears

Grace Road… Tuesday July 25th…

Bears won by 30 runs

Ticket: £10Teamsheet: £1

Nine days on from a loss to the Foxes at Edgbaston, a little bit of revenge for the Bears came via a comfortable win at Grace Road…

Sam Hain top scored with 57, whilst Keith Barker and Alex Mellor created a difficult chase for Leicestershire with a few sixes towards the end. As for the bowlers, Boyd Rankin and Aaron Thomason each took 3 wickets, and Jeetan Patel kept the runs in check with (1/17) from his four overs…

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Warwickshire Bat…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; Luke Ronchi, Cameron Delport, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackerman, Mark Pettini, Lewis Hill, Tom Wells, Matthew Pillans, Clint McKay, Gavin Griffiths, Callum Parkinson

Birmingham Bears; Ed Pollock, Ian Bell, Sam Hain, William Porterfield, Colin de Grandehomme, Grant Elliott, Aaron Thomason, Keith Barker, Alex Mellor, Jeetan Patel, Boyd Rankin\

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Warwickshire Field…

Stats…

Birmingham Bears; Pollock (5 – c Ronchi b Parkinson), Bell (7 – c Wells b McKay), Hain (57 – b Pillans), Porterfield (35 – c Wells b Parkinson), de Grandehomme (15 – c Wells b Griffiths), Elliott (16 – c Cosgrove b Wells), Thomason (4 – c McKay b Pillans), Barker (23 – n.o.), Mellor (18 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Patel, Rankin

Extras; 2nb 2w 1b 2lb – 7

187/7 (20 overs)

Bowling; McKay (4 / 34 / 1), Parkinson (4 / 25 /2), Pillans (4 / 41 / 2), Ackermann (1 / 13 / 0), Griffiths (4 / 42 / 1), Delport (2 / 24 / 0), Wells (1 / 5 / 1)

FOW; 7 – 13 – 76 – 106 -28 – 140 – 144

Leicestershire Foxes; Ronchi (27 – b Thomason), Delport (2 – c de Grandehomme b Rankin), Cosgrove (22 – c Bell b Thomason), Ackerman (13 – b Patel), Pettini (5 – c Elliott b Thomason), Hill (17 – c Porterfield b Elliott), Wells (29 – c Pollock b Rankin), Pillans (34 – n.o.), McKay (0 – c de Grandhomme b Rankin), Griffiths (1 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Parkinson

Extras; 2nb 2w 0b 3lb – 7

157/8 (20 overs)

Bowling; Barker (4 / 57 / 0), Rankin (4 / 26 / 3), Thomason (4 / 33 / 3), Patel (4 / 17 / 1), Elliott (3 / 15 / 1), de Grandehomme (1 / 6 / 0)

FOW; 18 – 44 – 59 – 71 – 72 – 94 – 147 – 148

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

21.07.2017… Leics v Nhants…

Foxes v Steelbacks

Grace Road… Friday July 21st…

Foxes won by 2 runs (DLS Method)

Ticket: £10

Leicestershire lost a rain affected game by 2 runs, during the very first over in which they had slipped behind the DLS par…

leics v northants...

The View from the Outfield as Northamptonshire Bat…

Teams…

Leicestershire Foxes; Luke Ronchi, Cameron Delport, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackermann, Mark Pettini, Lewis Hill, Ton Wells, Mathew Pillans, Dieter Klein, Callum Parkinson, Gavin Griffiths

Northamptonshire Steelbacks; Richard Levi, Adam Rossington, JJ Cobb, Ben Duckett, Alex Wakely, Rob Keogh, Steven Crook, Rory Kleinveldt, Ben Sanderson, Richard Gleeson, Tabraiz Shamsi

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The Rain Approaches: Leicestershire Bat in Vain…

Stats…

Northamptonshire Steelbacks; Levi (41 – c Klein b Griffiths), Rossington (6 – c&b Pillans), JJ Cobb (7 – c Ronchi b Griffiths), Duckett (10 – st Ronchi b Parkinson), Wakely (34 – b Pillans), Keogh (37 – b Pillans), Crook (13 – c Wells b Klein), Kleinveldt (1 – b Klein), Sanderson (0 – n.o.), Gleeson (4 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Shamsi

Extras; 2nb 9w 0b 1lb – 12

165/8 (20 overs)

Bowling; Klein (4 / 33 / 2), Parkinson (4 / 36 /1), Pillans (4 / 33 / 3), Ackermann (2 / 17 / 0), Griffiths (4 / 29 / 2), Delport (2 / 16 / 0)

FOW; 20 – 37 – 66 – 68 – 143 – 159 – 161 -161

Leicestershire Foxes; Ronchi (13 – c Duckett b Sanderson), Delport (30 – b Keogh), Cosgrove (41 – b Kleinveldt), Ackermann (10 – n.o.), Pettini (6 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Hill, Wells, Pillans, Klein, Parkinson, Griffiths

Extras; 0nb 0w 0b 7lb – 7

107/3 (14.3 overs)

Bowling; Sanderson (2 / 21 / 1), Gleeson (2.3 / 13 / 0), Kleinveldt (3 / 18 / 1), Shamsi (3 / 24 / 0), Keogh (4 / 24 /1)

FOW; 45 – 64 – 94

As usual, more pictures on flickr…

16.07.2017… Warks v Leics…

Bears v Foxes

Edgbaston… Sunday July 16th…

Foxes won by 9 runs

Ticket: £11 (Season Pass)

Attendance: 8,708

A second home defeat of the weekend for the Birmingham Bears, in a low scoring game at Edgbaston…

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Leicestershire Bat…

Teams…

Birmingham Bears; Sam Hain, Ian Bell, William Porterfield, Tim Ambrose, Grant Elliott, Aaron Thomason, Colin de Grandhomme, Jeetan Patel, Boyd Rankin, Josh Poysden, Oliver Hannon-Dalby

Leicestershire Foxes; Luke Ronchi, Cameron Delport, Mark Cosgrove, Colin Ackerman, Ned Eckersley, Lewis Hill, Tom Wells, Mathew Pillans, Clint McKay, Callum Parkinson, Gavin Griffiths

warks v leics...

Warwickshire Chase in Vain..

Stats…

Leicestershire Foxes; Ronchi (46 – c Hain b Rankin), Delport (37 – c Poysden b Elliott), Cosgrove (3 – c Ambrose b Elliott), Ackerman (2 – lbw Patel), Eckersley (12 – c Porterfield b Rankin), Hill (1 – lbw Poysden), Wells (17 – c de Grandehomme b Rankin), Pillans (15 – n.o.), McKay (2 – b Hannon-Dalby), Parkinson (0 – r.o. Porterfield)

Did Not Bat; Griffiths

Extras; 0nb 2w 0b 10lb – 12

147/9 (20 overs)

Bowling; Hannon-Dalby (4 / 31 / 1), Patel (4 / 35 / 1), Rankin (4 / 26 / 3), Poysden (4 / 28 / 1), Elliott (3 / 10 / 2), de Grandehomme (1 / 7 / 0)

FOW; 59 – 72 – 83 – 98 – 100 – 123 – 137 – 143 – 147

Birmingham Bears; Hain (15 – c Hill b Ackerman), Bell (10 – c Griffiths b Ackerman), Porterfield (30 – b Parkinson), Ambrose (15 – c Ronchi b Delport), Elliott (18 – b Ackerman), Thomason (4 – c Hill b McKay), de Grandehomme (24 – c Ronchi b Pillans), Patel (10 – c Ackerman b McKay), Rankin (0 – n.o.)

Did Not Bat; Poysden, Hannon-Dalby

Extras; 0nb 8w 1b 3lb – 12

138/8 (20 overs)

Bowling; McKay (4 / 35 / 2), Parkinson (4 / 32 / 1), Pillans (4 / 23 / 1), Ackerman (4 / 21 / 3), Delport (3 / 14 / 1), Griffiths (1 / 9 / 0)

FOW; 25 – 34 – 64 – 96 – 98 – 127 – 136 – 138

As usual, more pictures on flickr…