Thakor signs new Leics deal

Teenage all-rounder commits his future to Grace Road

Last Updated: 19/09/12 6:09pm

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Shiv Thakor (right): Leicestershire all-rounder averaged 61 with the bat in six championship appearances in 2012

Shiv Thakor (right): Leicestershire all-rounder averaged 61 with the bat in six championship appearances in 2012

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Shiv Thakor has signed a new two-year contract with Leicestershire.

The 18-year-old averaged 61 in the six championship matches he played this summer and is also a useful seam bowler.

"We are developing an exciting, talented group of young players many of whom have come through our academy system," said Leicestershire chief executive Mike Siddall.

Matt Boyce, Rob Taylor, Michael Thornely and James Sykes have all also recently signing new deals in recent weeks.

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