New Leicestershire Foxes overseas signing, Scott Styris, has taken to social media to say he cannot wait to play in the T20 competition.
Leicestershire Foxes have completed the signing of New Zealand international Scott Styris, subject to visa approval.
The 38-year-old will become the club's second overseas player for the T20 competition, which gets underway for the club against Derbyshire on May 16.
Styris has previously played for two clubs in the Indian Premier League. He hit the headlines in 2012 when he scored a world record 38 runs in one over for Sussex.
Having played in two finals days in the last four years, I feel I have unfinished business in English T20 cricket and want to play a key role for a successful Foxes campaign.
Matthew Hoggard has spoken to ITV News Central about the highs he has experienced during his career.
The Leicestershire fast bowler, who plans to retire at the end of the season, mentions the 2005 Ashes triumph in his list of greatest achievements.
Leicestershire's former England cricketer Matthew Hoggard has been speaking to ITV News Central about his decision to retire from professional cricket.
The fast bowler, who took 248 wickets in 67 Tests for England, says he is glad he can walk away knowing he had a couple of years left in him.
Leicestershire CCC have thanked Australian batsman Joe Burns for his input to the club, after it was announced he was to return home due to injury.
– Mike Siddall, Leicestershire CCC Chief Executive
He is returning home for recuperation and treatment in order to prepare for Brisbane Heat’s trip to India in September for the Champions League. I would like to thank Joe for his contribution to the team and wish him well in his career in Australia.
Leicestershire CCC’s overseas batsman, Joe Burns, has returned to Australia due to injury.
Burns has been affected by a hip injury and a shin problem during his time at Grace Road.
He averaged 30.57 in the County Championship for the club, and also contributed in the YB40 and FL t20 competitions.