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Tom Smith named Leicestershire Second XI Coach

Tom Smith named Leicestershire Second XI Coach

Former Lancashire Captain named Leicestershire Second XI Coach

Former Lancashire Captain and all-rounder Tom Smith has been named Leicestershire's Second XI Coach.

Since retiring, Smith has had coaching spells with England Women and Lancashire Thunder, and has now joined Paul Nixon's set up at Grace Road.

The 32 year-old retired from cricket in January 2017 due to a back injury he sustained in 2015, in his first game as Lancashire Captain.

Smith had back surgery in 2015 but made a full recovery, playing an important role as Lancashire staying in Division One of the Specsavers County Championship in 2016.

He made 107 First Class appearances for the Club hitting 8,790 runs, including three centuries as well as taking 241 wickets and was part of the Red Rose Championship winning side in 2011. The all-rounder also played in 96 T20 and 73 List A fixtures for Lancashire Lightning in his career.

The 31 year-old all-rounder started his career in the Northern League with hometown club Chorley CC and was a member of Lancashire’s Academy in 2003 and 2004 and the Scholarship in 2005. 

 

 

 
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