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Glamorgan’s Club Captain David Lloyd will Now Replace Chris Cook

David Lloyd will replace Chris Cook as club captain at Glamorgan from the 2022 season. Becoming the first Welshman since Mark Wallace to hold the position.

David Lloyd, the 29-year-old all-rounder, will lead the team in the County Championship and T20 Blast Along with Kiran Carlsen

David Lloyd, the 29-year-old all-rounder, will lead the side in the County Championship. And T20 Blast alongside Kiran Carlsen. Who captained the club to their first trophy since 2004 this summer – while retaining the captaincy for the Royal London Cup, until he is ready in a hundred.

Cook, 35, withdrew from the role despite a stellar season with the bat, in which he scored four championship hundreds. “It is not an easy decision, but I think it is the right time not only for me but also for the development of the team,” he said. “Throughout my tenure I have tried to improve the culture and performance at the club and I will be very proud of what we have achieved. I hope I have helped set an exciting course for this group of players “

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Wallace, now Glamorgan’s director of cricket, said: “Chris has done a great job as captain over the years and has led the team with a lot of skill and dedication, but he has decided now is the right time to part ways.” Is. .”

David Lloyd, a Product of the Founding of the National Counties of Wales and the Glamorgan Academy

David Lloyd, a product of the establishment of the National Counties of Wales and the Glamorgan Academy, is also the first person from North Wales to become club captain since Wilf Wooller in 1947. He was due to captain the team in the Royal London Cup. until 2020 when Covid-19 forced the cancellation of the competition, and Wallace described them as the “obvious choice”.

“David highly respected by everyone in the changing room and the way he opened the batting shows his leadership skills,” Wallace said. “He is a highly regarded, measured player with an outstanding cricketing mind who we think will grow with the captaincy.

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“We also think he will do a great job in partnership with Kiran Carlsen, who stepped down as vice-captain after showing aptitude and talent for leadership during the Royal London Cup victory.”

David will be expected to lead a promotion challenge in the Championship after Glamorgan’s busy off-season

David Lloyd expected to lead a promotion challenge in the Championship after Glamorgan’s busy off-season, which has already seen him return as overseas players with Australians Marnus Labuschagne and Michael Nesser including Eddie Byrom, Sam Northeast and Have seen James Harris signing. ,

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