Full Name: Jonathan Michael Dakin
Born: February 28 1973 , Hitchin, Hertfordshire
Other teams: Essex.
Batting Style: Left Hand Bat
Bowling Style: Right Arm Medium
Dakin moved back to Leicestershire from Essex at the beginning of 2004 and enjoyed a productive season when given the opportunity Hit a career-best 190 against Northamptonshire in 1997 and as well as his medium-pace bowling he is also a reliable pair of hands in the field.Ended his first spell at Leicestershire at the end of the 2001 season and spent two years at Essex, where he claimed his maiden five-wicket haul against Middlesex at Lord’s, before returning north.However, Dakin did not appear for the Leicestershire first team in 2005 and was left to hone his skills in the second eleven.