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Chris Lynn to lead Brisbane Heat in upcoming BBL
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Chris Lynn to lead Brisbane Heat in upcoming BBL

Australia’s Chris Lynn has been appointed as the new captain of Brisbane Heat ahead of the upcoming Big Bash league season, replacing former New Zealand skipper Brendon McCullum.

He will be taking up the role for the second time after having captained the same side back in 2015-16 season of BBL.

"I really enjoyed the experience I had as Heat captain previously and likewise with Queensland. Leadership is something I've enjoyed since I was a young bloke starting out and I'm confident I'm ready to handle it in BBL,” Lynn said.

Brendon McCullum, who led Brisbane Heat in 2017, backed the appointment of Lynn as the 28-year-old holds plenty of experience playing leagues all over the world.

"Having Lynny as captain is right on the money. He's a senior player with lots of expertise and has been part of winning teams and successful clubs all over the world." McCullum said.

Chris Lynn is leading run scorer for Brisbane Heat in BBL history with 1560 runs across all seasons under his belt.

Brisbane Heat will kick-start their Big Bash campaign at the Gabba against defending champions Adelaide Strikers on December 19.