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New Captain For Dorset Cricket Team

Cricket

9:23am 31st January 2014

Dorset's Minor Counties Cricket team has a new captain.

Chris Park's taking over from Tom Hicks, who's stepped down after 7 years of leading the team.

Hicks, who lead Dorset to the Western Divisional Championship title and outright Minor Counties Championship title in 2010, and a One day Semi Final in 2012, will still be available as a player.

New skipper Park was born in the county and was on the books of first class side Northamptonshire till 2005. He's played for Dorset ever since, scoring more than 2,000 runs in all competitions in nearly 100 games. He was also vice captian to Tom Hicks 2008-11.

Park's vice captain will be all rounder Jake Lintott.

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