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Marcus Trescothick stands down as Somerset captain after six years

• Former England batsman will continue to play for county
• Trescothick was appointed after international retirement in 2010

Marcus Trescothick is to stand down as the Somerset club captain after six years at the helm. In the County Championship he will be replaced by Chris Rogers, the Australian opening batsman who retired from Test cricket at the end of the last Ashes series. In white-ball cricket Jim Allenby will be in charge, as was the case for much of last season. However, Trescothick will continue playing for the club, whom he first represented in 1993.

Trescothick was appointed captain in 2010 after his retirement from international cricket and in his first season took the club closer to winning the Championship than ever before. In a thrilling finale to the season Somerset had the same number of points as Nottinghamshire, who were champions by virtue of having more wins. Since then Somerset have always competed strongly but silverware has been elusive.

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Marcus Trescothick stands down as Somerset captain after six years

• Former England batsman will continue to play for county
• Trescothick was appointed after international retirement in 2010

Marcus Trescothick is to stand down as the Somerset club captain after six years at the helm. In the County Championship he will be replaced by Chris Rogers, the Australian opening batsman who retired from Test cricket at the end of the last Ashes series. In white-ball cricket Jim Allenby will be in charge, as was the case for much of last season. However, Trescothick will continue playing for the club, whom he first represented in 1993.

Trescothick was appointed captain in 2010 after his retirement from international cricket and in his first season took the club closer to winning the Championship than ever before. In a thrilling finale to the season Somerset had the same number of points as Nottinghamshire, who were champions by virtue of having more wins. Since then Somerset have always competed strongly but silverware has been elusive.

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Comments are closed.