Chapple retains Lancashire reins
Glen Chapple will continue as Lancashire captain next season, the club have announced.
The 36-year-old, who joined the county in 1992, took over the role from Stuart Law in 2009 and will lead the side for the third consecutive season.
Chapple took 52 LV= County Championship wickets at an average of 19.10 last season and scored 403 runs, earning himself the club’s player of the year award in the process.
“I have thoroughly enjoyed my two years as club captain and I am delighted to continue the responsibility into 2011,” he said. “We have a great set of lads at the club and we will continue to work hard to achieve our goals.”
Head coach Peter Moores added: “Over the past two seasons Glen has grown into the role of captain and has shown that the demands of the job have enhanced his performances with both bat and ball.
“He is highly respected by both players and coaches alike and his contributions, on and off the field, have been outstanding.
"His commitment and passion for the club and the game remain total and his performances on the pitch continue to inspire those around him.”