BBL 2023-24 – Matt Brief takes on Adelaide Strikers captaincy

Matthew Brief, final season’s participant of the event within the BBL, has been named Adelaide Strikers’ new captain.

Brief takes over completely from Travis Head having stood in for him final season. He scored 458 runs and claimed 11 wickets within the 2022-23 version of the event and has since made his T20I and ODIs debut for Australia.

He will probably be within the working for a spot in subsequent 12 months’s T20 World Cup squad though there’s a squeeze for top-order batting slots together with Head, David Warner, Mitchell Marsh, Steven Smith.

On the finish of the current T20I sequence in India Brief was given a run decrease down the order to see him in a ending position

“Matt was a standout option to tackle the captaincy on the Adelaide Strikers and we’re thrilled to announce him as our sixth captain,” Strikers head coach Jason Gillespie mentioned. “When he stepped up final 12 months we have been very impressed along with his management and we’re wanting ahead to seeing him develop additional into the position.”

Brief added: “I actually loved the little style of captaincy I bought final season and I am excited to place my full consideration to it in BBL13.”

Strikers are unlikely to see a lot of Head or Alex Carey for this season’s event given the Check schedule though there’s a likelihood they might make an look between the Pakistan and West Indies sequence in mid-January.

Strikers completed seventh final season with simply 5 wins from 14 matches. They may open this marketing campaign towards Brisbane Warmth in Adelaide on Saturday.

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