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Paul leads Chargers to US Masters T10 title


Nico, as Head Coach, took his star-studded Texas Chargers to the final of the inaugural edition of the US Masters T10 competition where they got the better of New York Warriors in a thrilling one-over eliminator in the Final, on Sunday 27 August 2023. The match went into the one-over eliminator and Chargers aggregated 15 after batting first. Needing 16 to win the title, the pair of Carter and Afridi went hard at Sohail Tanvir but the left-arm pacer managed to restrict the duo to 13 and guided his team to a memorable win. For a report of the final, […]

Paul named as Head Coach of Texas Chargers


Nico has been announced as the Head Coach of Texas Chargers, who will play in the US Master T10 League. The league will see 6 Teams competing in the new fastest Cricket format. The thrilling 10-over format matches will have legendary cricketers who have retired from the international format but also as well as young stars who will begin their careers in the sport. This marquee T10 tournament will involve several renowned retired players from international cricket along with emerging players. The announcement ceremony was graced by several retired cricketers such as Misbah-ul-Haq, Corey Anderson, and Shivnarine Chanderpaul, along with […]

Paul lands coaching role in Abu Dhabi T10 League


Paul has landed a coaching role with one of the sides in this year’s Abu Dhabi T10. The former England wicketkeeper will be batting and fielding coach with Bangla Tigers for the forthcoming tournament. Nixon, who is Leicestershire’s head coach, will bring his wealth of limited-overs experience to the Tigers franchise in the contest held at the Zayed Cricket Stadium. Bangla Tigers owner Mohammad Yasin Chowdhury said the Langwathby star, 50, will be a huge asset. “Paul is a dynamic, dedicated, passionate and motivational coach, who will lead the cricketers with the fighting spirit and able to maintain positive approach in […]

Paul returns to LCCC as Head Coach


Leicestershire County Cricket Club has announced that Paul has returned to the Fischer County Ground as Head Coach. Paul represented the Foxes across four decades in a highly successful playing career that saw him score 19,418 runs, claim 1,231 dismissals and lift five trophies at the club. The 46-year-old also represented England in ODIs and a T20I and has since worked successfully as a coach, winning the Caribbean Premier League twice in three attempts with Jamaica Tallawahs. During his time in the Caribbean, Paul worked with world-class players such as Chris Gayle, Kumar Sangakkara and former Leicestershire CCC all-rounder Shakib […]

Education Arm of the Foundation Ceases


We regret to inform you that due to unforeseen circumstances the Education arm of the Paul Nixon Foundation has now ceased. Please feel free to follow Paul on twitter for any future developments and announcements.    

Paul Recieves England Cap


Paul recently received a proper England Cap at a dinner at Lords on 21st February. 199 is Paul’s official England Players number and 22 means he is the 22nd person to play T20 for England.

Out and About with Paul Nixon Sport Foundation


Paul Nixon Sport Foundation has been very busy recently and chances are you may have seen them out and about in the County. The Foundation has been  helping out at various primary schools across Leicestershire, promoting the benefits of a healthy lifestyle and encouraging good competition. Here’s Paul being mobbed by children as he takes a selfie! Next the Foundation travelled to the The Leicestershire Tennis Club, playing squash & racquet-ball with a county player, Joe Green (featured in the top image). Finally, the apprentices have also been helping out at the Leicestershire Disability Olympics, held both at Aylestone and […]

Paul invited to play against Leprechauns CC in Wicklow, Ireland by Peter Savill


Paul was recently invited to play as part of an invitation XI for Peter Savill, who has created one of the most amazing Cricket grounds in his back garden in Wicklow south of Dublin. The invitation XI played against the Leprechauns Cricket club, a travelling team who love the game. The match followed the next morning with a stunning round of golf on a nearby course.