Pakistan’s Shan Masood might be appointed as Yorkshire’s new captain for 2023, the county’s coach Ottis Gibson stated Wednesday as he revealed future plans concerning the batter — the county’s new abroad signing.
In a dialog with journalists at Headingley, Gibson stated that the Pakistan batter — arriving from Derbyshire on a two-year contract — will lead the county in all competitions subsequent summer season.
“The dialog we’ve had with Shan is that he’s going to be membership captain going ahead,” stated Gibson.
“The gamers know that. Shan goes to be membership captain, and he’ll convey his personal model of management.”
Nonetheless, it stays unclear whether or not the Pakistani batter will lead Yorkshire right into a Division One or Division Two marketing campaign subsequent summer season.
The 32-year-old has been named in each squads for the T20 World Cup and the England sequence — which is at present underway.
Speaking to media personnel on the Nationwide Stadium in Karachi earlier this month, Masood had stated that county was his greatest expertise in relation to his participant growth.