Port Elizabeth: Leading batsman Michael Vaughan has put his name forward as a potential successor to Nasser Hussain if he carries out his threat of resigning as England captain after the World Cup.
Hussain attacked the game’s authorities over their handling of the Zimbabwe crisis on Saturday and confirmed he was considering quitting. If Hussain stands down , Vaughan will be in a small band of candidates for the job.
“First and foremost, the job is not available and I’m concentrating on my batting in my first World Cup,” he said. “If at the end of the World Cup or in a year’s time the job does become available I would like my name to be mentioned .
ZCU to sue England
Meanwhile in Harare, the Zimbabwe Cricket Union has said it would be initiating financial and legal action against England for refusing to play their World Cup match in Harare. “There is financial impact on the ZCU. We haven’t tabled it quite exactly what the figure is,” said ZCU chief Peter Chingoka. (Agencies)