Jeremy Nicholas Snape
(born April 27, 1973 in Stoke-on-Trent
) is an English cricketer
. He is a right-handed batsman and bowls right-arm offbreak. Outside of cricket, he has a Masters in Sports Psychology and has worked with a variety of national cricket teams.
His career started in 1991 at Northamptonshire
. Though in the first season the side was victorious in the NatWest Trophy
, the rest of his years in the county produced no further trophies, and he decided on a move to Gloucestershire
for the beginning of the 1999 season
. There he was a part of the treble-winning side of 2000 and double winning side of 2001.
Snape made his ODI
debut against Zimbabwe
in 2001-02 and won the Man of the Match award in his first game: he played a further nine ODIs for England
over the next year, despite leaving Gloucestershire at the end of the 2002 season and signing for Leicestershire
. He was part of the Leicestershire side that won the Twenty20 Cup
in August 2004.
After hardly playing in Leicestershire's 1st XI in 2005 it was something of a surprise that he was appointed captain for 2006 when HD Ackerman
stood down. He had more success in Twenty 20 cricket where he guided Leicestershire to their second Twenty20 cup win in 3 years and was seen as a key innovator in the Twenty20 revolution.
During the 2007 Cricket World Cup
, while attached to the England squad as a psychologist, he was fined for not preventing inappropriate behaviour from English... Read More