Neil Davidson, the former Leicestershire chairman, could be on the brink of an unlikely return to cricket administration at the club where his tenure ended in revolt.
Davidson is “reluctantly” prepared to enter the fray once again to arrest Leicestershire’s downward spiral. He will stand for election to the club’s seven-strong board at the club’s next annual general meeting at the start of the new year.
The entire playing and coaching staff of Leicestershire signed a letter begging the board to sack Davidson as chairman of the club in August 2010 citing his alleged interference in cricket matters and abrasive management style. The captain at the time was former England seamer Matthew Hoggard and the coach was Tim Boon, who was once England’s assistant coach under Duncan Fletcher and is now the England Under-19 coach. Read more