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Home > Cricket > Reuters > Report

Hussain gives up England captaincy

July 28, 2003 23:28 IST

Nasser Hussainresigned the England captaincy after the first Test against South Africa at Edgbaston ended in a draw.

The decision was announced by England chairman of selectors David Graveney at a post-match news conference on Monday.

He will be replaced by Michael Vaughan, who led England to victory in the triangular one-day series against Zimbabwe and South Africa.

Hussain, 35, stepped down as national one-day captain after the unsuccessful World Cup campaign in South Africa this year before leading England to a 2-0 series victory over Zimbabwe.



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Sub: Nasser Hussain

At last we heard the good news.A captain with false ego is gone for ever.Who made him at that important position?Michel has shown him how ...


Posted by sanjay





Sub: Very Good for England!

Hussain should have done this a long time ago, and should have made way for youngsters. Anyway, hussain didnt serve his country much.


Posted by Sridhar





Sub: hussain

nasser hussain was one of the best captains that england had seen.he did a competent job as a skipper and was instrumental in lifting england ...


Posted by santosh





Sub: Pity yet Unsurprizing

It is rather a sorry scene - Captain Hussein stepping down. This comes at a crucial momemnt, at a stroke of time when English Cricket ...


Posted by YJ




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