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Name - Phil Whitticase
Role - Director of Cricket
Date and Place of Birth - March 15, 1965, Solihull
Playing Career - Leicestershire
First Class Career - 1984-1995
One Day Career - 1984-1995
The former Leicestershire wicket-keeper took up the role of Director of Cricket in 2013 having previously been Head Coach of the team.
During his eleven years in the first team at Grace Road, prior to the emergence of Paul Nixon, he claimed 323 first class victims to put him eighth in the all-time list of Leicestershire wicketkeepers.
His best season was 1988 when he completed 73 dismissals, which is the fourth best in the club’s history, while he also proved to be a capable middle to lower order batsman, making one century in scoring 3,113 runs in his first-class career.
Whitticase then joined the coaching staff at Grace Road and was named as Head Coach from the 2001 season. He was also named Academy Director in 2003 and continued in those roles when Tim Boon was named Senior Coach in 2006.
Whitticase was given a new role as Director of Cricket at the end of the 2013 season.