Delany and Parky
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Running Foxes feature in Wisden’s Under 24 T20 Blast Team of the Tournament

The Wisden have produced a T20 Blast Under 24 Team of the Tournament with two Running Foxes included in the line-up.

Leicestershire Foxes were the youngest average team in the tournament and reached the Quarter-Final stage of the Vitality Blast for the first time since 2017.

Gareth Delany and Callum Parkinson both feature within the U24 Team of the Tournament with impressive stats;

 

Gareth Delany

193 runs @ 21.44, HS: 68

6 wickets @24.66, BBI: 2-26

Delany signed for the Foxes as an overseas player. His two half-centuries contributed to wins over Yorkshire (64, 61b, 4x4, 6x4) and Durham (68, 47b, 7x4, 3x6) and his six wickets supported with the Foxes qualifying for the quarter-final stages of the tournament.

 

Callum Parkinson

10 wickets @ 21, BBI: 3-21

Parkinson reached a milestone of 50 T20 wickets for Leicestershire which was achieved in the win over Nottinghamshire. He is now the Foxes' joint second-highest wicket taker in the format with 52 wickets in total.

 

To read the full Wisden article, CLICK HERE.