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Benefit season for Hancock

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Tim Hancock

Tim Hancock

Gloucestershire have awarded long-serving batsman Tim Hancock a benefit season for 2005.

The 32-year-old has played 180 first-class matches and 209 one-day games for the county, who were C&G Trophy champions this year.

Hancock made his Gloucestershire debut in 1991 and was capped by the county in 1998.

“I am very pleased to have been given a benefit, it is a great honour and I look forward to combining it with another successful season with Gloucestershire next year,” said Hancock

Chief executive Tom Richardson added: “Tim Hancock, in many ways, has been a model professional.

“He is dedicated, loyal and works extremely hard on his game. We wish him every success in his benefit year.”

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