Peters named Northants captain
Stephen Peters will lead Northamptonshire in first-class cricket next season, after Andrew Hall stepped down as club captain. Alex Wakely has been named vice-captain and will take charge of Northants’ CB40 and T20 sides.
Hall, who led the club from 2010, when he succeeded Nicky Boje, is contracted until 2014 and has decided to focus on his own form. Peters has been given a benefit year in 2013 and will now take on the captaincy as well.
Northamptonshire’s chief executive, David Smith, said: “Splitting of the roles between red- and white-ball cricket was something that had been identified…
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