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Captain Hoggard nets Leics deal

CRICKET: Leicestershire yesterday won the race to sign former England seamer Matthew Hoggard on a three-year deal.<br /><br />Hoggard, 32, will captain the Foxes after opting to continue his career at Grace Road despite a late offer from Sussex.<br /><br />Hoggard was Yorkshire&rsquo;s leading bowler last season&nbsp; with 43 wickets before being surprisingly released by the Tykes in the summer.<br />