Town hope vice-skipper will prove to be a lucky Penny

New first XI vice-skipper Brett Penny celebrates with Joshua Graves
New first XI vice-skipper Brett Penny celebrates with Joshua Graves

Hemel Hempstead Town CC have revealed their captains for the forthcoming season – with Brett Penny stepping up to the role as vice-captain of the first XI.

Hemish Ilangaratne carries on as captain of the firsts, while Brad Finch remains in charge of the Sunday first XI and Rory Fraser skippers the Sunday seconds

Graham Clark retains his position as captain of the Saturday second XI, with Tom Elborn coming in as his vice-captain, while Anjam Khan and Adam Moulster continue their roles at the helm of the third team.

It is all change for the fourths, with Tony Linfoot taking up the captaincy of the side and Mike Samuels named as his vice-skipper.

Sarah Ward and Chelcie Lawrie take charge of the ladies’ side, while Richard Grayson and Simon Smith will nurture the club’s youngsters as the heads of junior cricket.

Nick Hodgins continues his role as overall club captain, with Karen Morton named as women’s manager.

Hemel begin the 2015 campaign on Saturday, April 18 when the first XI travel to Tring Park and the second side welcome their Tring counterparts to Heath Park.

The following week sees the firsts in action at Langleybury, with the seconds again playing at home.

May 2 is an eagerly-awaited date in the Hemel Town CC calendar as the club their ECB National Cup campaign, with the first XI at home against Harrow St Mary’s.