Dan Lawrence replaces retired Eoin Morgan as London Spirit captain

Dan Lawrence has actually been designated captain of London Spirit guys in the Hundred, changing the retired Eoin Morgan in the function.

Lawrence, 25, has actually never ever captained a group in an expert T20 component and also his management experience includes one Champion suit for Essex and also a workout suit for England Lions in Abu Dhabi previously this winter months.

He has actually played 9 times for the Spirit throughout the initial 2 periods of the Hundred, racking up 135 runs and also taking 5 gates – 4 of them in a solitary component against Welsh Fire at Lord’s last summertime.

He was kept for the 2023 period on a ₤ 75,000 agreement, and also will certainly obtain a ₤ 10,000 perk as captain.

” It’s an actual honour to be asked to captain this side,” Lawrence claimed. “Complying with on from England’s biggest white-ball captain is a significant obstacle, however one I’m actually thrilled to be tackling.”

Spirit’s guys completed third in the Hundred last summertime, shedding the remover versus Manchester Originals at the Ageas Dish. They have actually kept a lot of their team and also will certainly make 3 finalizings in Thursday night’s draft, consisting of one abroad gamer.

” We have actually obtained a skilled team of gamers returning this period, and also it’s a terrific possibility to improve in 2014’s solid efficiency,” Lawrence included. “I can not wait to lead the group out in front of a stuffed ground at Lord’s.”

Fraser Stewart, Spirit’s basic supervisor, claimed: “We are pleased that Dan has actually consented to captain London Spirit’s guys’s group this year. He is tactically sharp and also is an incredibly popular and also highly regarded participant of the clothing area.

” It’s likewise pleasing that he’s a regional gamer from among our companion areas, Essex, whose followers we wish will certainly concern Lord’s to sustain Dan and also the London Spirit groups.”

The Hundred ranges from August 1-27 this summertime, and also has a standalone home window which does not encounter any type of England global components – guys’s or females’s – for the very first time.

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