Hampshire name James Vince as skipper for T20 Blast

Hampshire's James Vince during his team's photocall session on April 3, 2014
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English batsman James Vince is confirmed as Hampshire captain for this summer's T20 Blast.

Batsman James Vince has been confirmed as Hampshire captain for this summer's T20 Blast.

The 23-year-old England hopeful had already been appointed as vice captain of the County Championship and Royal London One-Day Cup sides.

"I'm looking forward to the challenge of captaining the side and it will be a very proud moment to lead the lads out in our first game," Vince told reporters.

"I'm lucky that we have a very talented squad and one that has already had a lot of success in the competition.

"I've played under some very good and successful captains who I've learnt a lot from so I will try and follow in their footsteps and hopefully we can have another enjoyable and successful T20 season."

Vince was Hampshire's Player of the Year last season.

Hampshire's James Vince moments after being bowled out on August 25, 2012
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