Alex Wakely could miss season

  • Last Updated: March 21 2014, 18:07 GMT

Northamptonshire limited overs captain Alex Wakely could miss all of the upcoming season after suffering a ruptured Achilles tendon.

Alex Wakely: Hit by injury blow
Alex Wakely: Hit by injury blow

The 25-year-old, who led the Steelbacks to last year's Twenty20 title, sustained the injury in a pre-season match in Barbados last weekend and is due to undergo surgery on Monday.

A statement from Northamptonshire read: "There will be a lengthy period of rehabilitation for Alex and it is likely that he will miss the entire 2014 season."

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