Leicestershire County Cricket Club is delighted to sign new signings Anthony Ireland and Joe Burns.
The signings will strengthen Leicestershire's side ahead of the preseason friendlies which have recently been announced.
The players have been training hard over the winter and will officially report back for the start of pre-season on Monday March 18.
The team will travel to Fenners for a one-day fixture against Cambridge MCCU on Tuesday April 2 (12 noon). Leicestershire then take on Nottinghamshire in a 40-over fixture at Grace Road the following day (Wednesday, April 3, 11am).
County will travel to Trent Bridge for a two-day friendly on Thursday, April 4 and Friday April 5 (both days 11am start) ahead of the LV=CC opener at Hampshire on Wednesday, April 10.