Ben Brown is ready for captain's role From The Argus Ben Brown goes oakley spike back a very long way with Sussex.
Right back to the days when he played alongside Will Beer in the county's under 11s Best mate Beero has been skipper more often than Brown growing up. But the way Brown grew into the role when required last season and his previous status as Luke Wright's vice captain will stand him in good stead as he takes command of the county's promotion push on Monday. Brown, 28, succeeds Wright as captain for the remaining Specsavers County Championship fixtures as Sussex look to continue making up ground in the division two promotion race. As widely expected, New Zealand international Ross Taylor will lead Sharks in the NatWest T20 blast. Leadership will mean a lot to both men, even though they are from opposite sides of the globe. Ben Brown keeping wicket for Eastbourne in the Sussex League Brown, from Eastbourne, says his first priority will be to get his own game right. The wicketkeeper batsman told The Argus: "Combining all parts of my game with captaincy will be difficult but I will learn as I go. "Last year I got runs as captain which I think is a big part of it. "I have worked on a couple of things over the winter, especially with my wicketkeeping. "The big thing as a captain is to do you own job well oakley shop first and foremost. "Hopefully the rest will go pretty naturally. "I'm really excited and looking forward to it "The squad has gone in a good direction in the last few months. We have good cricketers doing their jobs. "Hopefully it will be a case of me coming in and the team really running itself. I've got some ideas but we have got some momentum and we should be fine. "On the field stuff is the obvious part people see. Off the field will be the difficult parts. "Selection and things like that will be tricky but I've got free oakley sunglasses to take it as I find it. I did a little bit last oakley on sale sunglasses year and I have learnt from that." Brown has no doubts about what it means to captain the county. Sussex under 11s in July, 2000. Back from left Michael Norris, Sam Bull, Edward Atkins, Josh Fleming, Billy Harris. Front from left Philip Smith, Amaar Khan, Will Beer (captain), Ben Brown and Luke Tomsett. He said: "I got into the Sussex age group team when I was 11 with Will Beer. We are still best mates now. I have a long history with the club. "I have done bits and bobs of captaincy over the years but I think Beero did most of it in age group cricket.
This will be a very different challenge." Brown returns to the side against Gloucestershire on Monday having missed recent games with a broken finger. He proved his return to fitness by keeping wicket in two T20s as Sussex played a League Invitational XI at Horsham in Chris Nash's testimonial on Wednesday.
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