30th April 2016
Written off as no-hopers before the start of the season, the Foxes stunned their wealthier and more-fancied opponents to be crowned champions. Sound familiar? Well Leicester’s cricket team – representing the county, as opposed to the City – did so twice in the space of three summers two decades ago.
27th April 2016
Leicestershire made sure they picked up maximum bonus points before declaring on the final day of their Specsavers County Championship match against Kent at Grace Road.
26th April 2016
Leicestershire captain Mark Cosgrove was left needing one more run to complete a quickfire century against Kent when the inclement weather brought another truncated day's play at Grace Road to an early finish.
25th April 2016
Rain and then bad light meant only 6.3 overs of play were possible on the second day of the Specsavers County Championship Division Two fixture between Leicestershire and Kent at Grace Road.
24th April 2016
Daniel Bell-Drummond underlined his potential with a high-quality century to deny Leicestershire complete control of the opening day of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two match against Kent.
20th April 2016
Leicestershire started the season in style with a comprehensive 10-wicket win against Glamorgan after a commanding display across four days in Cardiff.
19th April 2016
Clint McKay starred with bat and then ball as Leicestershire moved into a winning position on day three of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two match against Glamorgan in Cardiff.
18th April 2016
Niall O'Brien fell seven runs short of a century as he helped Leicestershire recover from 99 for three to 297 for six by the close on day two of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two match with Glamorgan.
17th April 2016
Clint McKay took 6-73 to restrict Glamorgan to 348 all out on day one of their Specsavers County Championship Division Two contest with Leicestershire at SSE SWALEC.
7th April 2016
An exciting weekend’s sport sees the thrills of the Grand National at Aintree on Saturday followed by the start of the Specsavers County Championship on Sunday. Here, ecb.co.uk looks at the runners and riders for the latter.