Squad Number - 28
Player Sponsor - Russell Scanlan
Born - Leicester, February 21, 1999
Joined - Leicestershire 2017
Role - Right-hand batsman, wicket-keeper
Teams Represented - England Under-19s
Talented batsman/wicket-keeper Harry Swindells became the third member of its flourishing Academy to sign a contract in 2017.
Swindells, who is representing his hometown county, followed in the footsteps of Will Fazakerley and Sam Evans in graduating from the Academy.
The 18-year-old impressed on his debut for England Under-19s against India at New Road and is now under contract at the Fischer County Ground until at least the end of the 2019 season.
Leicester-born Swindells played the majority of his club cricket at Narborough and Littlethorpe before moving to play Premier League cricket with Leicester Ivanhoe.
The wicket-keeper/batsman has been training with Leicestershire First XI since the winter of 2016. Swindells has made a big impression in the Second XI this season and then received his first England Under-19s call-up.
Swindells had a breathrough year in 2018 making six appearances, five of them coming in the Vitality Blast, where he impressed with his strokeplay.