Agree Terms With Vincent Wells
County Cricket Club have agreed terms with ex-Leicestershire and
England all rounder Vincent Wells. The 37-year-old has agreed to
a 2 year contract.
Coach, Martyn Moxon, is delighted to have an experienced player
joining the squad. "Vince has played cricket at the highest
level and I am sure he will have a positive influence on our younger
players. The techniques they can learn from him will be invaluable
to their development."
arrives at the Riverside after ten years with Leicestershire, during
which he represented England in the 1999 World Cup and was appointed
county captain in 1999. Vince was awarded a Benefit Year in 2001.
He scored more than 6,000 runs for Leicestershire, captured 200
wickets and played a key role in the County's two Championship successes
of 1996 and 1998.
is looking forward to joining Durham. He said: "I have been
very impressed with the cricket management at Durham and I'm really
excited to be joining such a progressive Club. Durham have some
very talented youngsters and hopefully I'll be able to pass on some
of the things I have learnt over the years."
went on: "I'm very pleased to secure a two year contract with
Durham County Cricket Club. I'm looking forward to working with
Martyn Moxon next year. Durham have some exciting players in Stephen
Harmison and Paul Collingwood and have an excellent overseas player
in Martin Love. Hopefully with my experience with Leicestershire
and England I can help develop and work alongside some of the younger
Name: Vincent John Wells
Born: 6 August 1965, Dartford, Kent
Major Teams: Kent, Leicestershire, England
Batting Style: Right hand bat
Bowling Style: Right hand medium