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Leicestershire head coach Paul Nixon proud to be visionaries of women in sport

Leicestershire head coach Paul Nixon proud to be visionaries in women in sport as club aims to overcome financial obstacles

Paul Nixon’s hoping contract clause won’t Raine on Foxes parade

The all-rounder scored a sublime century in the Blast last week, a knock which hasn’t gone unnoticed

Leicestershire head coach Paul Nixon ready to mould the 21st century Foxes

By Paul Edwards Spend more than five minutes chatting to Paul Nixon and you start to believe him. The optimism and the determination flow out and you begin to share his conviction that Leicestershire’s fortunes can be transformed and that the club which has won just six County Championship matches since 2012 can be taken […]

Awards season – Paul Nixon gives out his gongs for this year’s cricket stars

Paul Nixon absorbs all the events of an eventful 2017 and picks his standout players

Paul Nixon column – Playing at home is great, but keep focused

As the Champions Trophy draws ever nearer, it makes me remember the only international tournament that I was ever involved in with England. It’s ten years ago since we went over to the Caribbean for the 2007 World Cup, and while we didn’t do particularly well on the field, it was a great experience. It’s […]

Paul Nixon column – Don’t give Misbah a hard time for coming up short

Having been left stranded on 99 not out in the first Test against West Indies, this week Pakistan batsman Misbah-ul-Haq was dismissed for the same score in the second Test. There are some who will criticise Misbah for not going on and getting a big score but I can’t help but feel for him. It’s […]

Paul Nixon column – Coad’s success confirms value of Second XIs

It was another brilliant and fascinating weekend of County Championship action with Yorkshire bowler Ben Coad arguably the star of the week. He took ten wickets in the match, with five-wicket hauls in each innings as the White Rose bounced back from their surprise defeat to Hampshire by easing to victory over Warwickshire, and Coad […]

Paul Nixon column – Uni games are still relevant and must remain so

With the County Championship beginning, the counties have been warming up with clashes against University teams, and they’re a brilliant way to start the season. I was never bright enough to be involved in them as a student but played in many as a county pro against the Unis. As a professional, it’s a game […]

Paul Nixon column – Few star names, but I’m backing my lads!

The draft for this year’s Caribbean Premier League took place this week and I’m really pleased with the business that Jamaica Tallawahs have done. I will be back in the West Indies in a few months and, having seen our new squad, I’m hopeful of making it three titles out of three – I wouldn’t […]

Paul Nixon column: Well done Surrey, it’s great to have KP back

Kevin Pietersen has rejoined Surrey for this season’s T20 Blast and it’s great to see the big man back playing cricket in this country.



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