And the new captain is… James Couldrey! He beats Isham in vote

The left-arm paceman beat Mark Isham in the race to win the honour of leading the Orange Caps into battle this season

New skip ... James is appointed captain

JAMES Couldrey has been named The Road’s new skip for 2012 after being voted in by club members.

The left-arm paceman beat Mark Isham in the race to win the honour of leading the Orange Caps into battle this season.

He replaces new dad Giles Fagan, who has stepped down following the birth of his son Freddie.

The election result was announced at the club’s AGM at The Draft House in Battersea today.

Mark, after missing out on the captaincy, was voted in as the new club chairman and the club committee slimmed down to four members

Among the other decisions made were to up the club membership fee to £30 due to rising costs and to hold a second two-day test match in the run-up to the Super Test.

Full minutes of the meeting and the decisions made will be released in due course.

 

 

Author: Leon Watson

Terrifyingly fast with the ball in hand and famously flamboyant with the bat, Leon is without doubt The Road's greatest ever player. His stellar career has yielded more than 1,000 runs and several million wickets. However, but for a series of shocking LBW decisions against him and the butter-fingered ineptness of his colleagues in the field, there would surely have been more Google +

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