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Colin Ingram’s refashioned career as a specialist white-ball cricketer will come with management duties at Glamorgan

Colin Ingram used to be in lethal invent in 2017  Getty Images

Devastating South Africa batsman Colin Ingram and outmoded Australian seamer Michael Hogan will share Glamorgan’s captaincy duties subsequent season.

The choice is available within the wake of Jacques Rudolph’s retirement. Rudolph stood down within the Championship in Would possibly per chance, with Hogan stepping in on an interim basis, however he led Glamorgan to Finals Day within the NatWest Blast earlier to his career came to an pause

Ingram has turned himself into a white-ball specialist after a prolific exiguous-overs season fired his ambition to play in additional world T20 tournaments worldwide.

The standout performer of any county in exiguous overs cricket over the final two seasons, Ingram struck 1,026 runs and 5 centuries in white-ball competitions within the course of 2017 and used to be named the PCA MVP award winner for the T20 Blast in 2016 and One-Day Cup in 2017.

Ingram will feature for the Adelaide Strikers within the Enormous Bash later this yr however his handiest trip within the IPL came with the Delhi Daredevils earlier to he joined Glamorgan at the tip of 2014.

Hogan will now continue to steer the side in red-ball cricket subsequent timeframe, while Ingram will beget the captaincy duties within the One-Day Cup and T20 Blast competitions.

Within the first two video games under Hogan’s management Glamorgan secured abet-to-abet victories in opposition to Durham at Swansea and at Novel Boulevard over Worcestershire, the eventual Division Two champions, earlier to finishing seventh in Division Two with a line-up that contains up to eight Academy graduates in the direction of the tip of the season.

Glamorgan Chief Executive Hugh Morris, acknowledged: “We are very lucky to beget two very wonderful leaders within the course of the squad and the decision to appoint Michael and Colin used to be unanimous by our Committee. By splitting the captaincy within the course of a busy season both players can bring novel impetus across the diversified formats.”

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