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William Porterfield: Ireland captain to leave Warwickshire at end of season

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Ireland captain William Porterfield is to leave Warwickshire at the end of the season.The 32-year-old, who is the county’s vice-captain in limited-overs cricket, joined from Gloucestershire in 2011.He has since made 70 appearances in first-class matches, played in 39 List A games and appeared 53 times in T20.

“William’s leadership experience and support has been a great asset for the club and we wish him the very best,” said Bears sport director Ashley Giles.Porterfield is his country’s top run-scorer in both ODI and T20 cricket, and is being tipped to be Ireland’s first Test captain.He joins Ateeq Javid in leaving Edgbaston, with the all-rounder signing a two-year contract with Leicestershire.
Source: BBC Black Country