Exact cricbuzz prediction: Alec Stewart bids farewell to his role in Surrey due to family illness

Mrs Lynn, who is undergoing cancer treatment, replaces Elworthy as interim director of cricket

Surrey Cricket director Alec Stewart has temporarily left the club due to illness in his family.

Stewart’s wife Lynn has been battling cancer since her 2013 and as she has started a new treatment, he has been temporarily removed from his daily duties in Surrey to care for his wife and her family. decided to withdraw.

In a statement issued on his behalf by the club, Stewart asked for privacy while he was absent from cricket. take over.

Elworthy said:
“Our thoughts are with Alec, Lynn and their families and wish them all the best. The club asks everyone to fully support Alec and his family during this holiday and to respect his request for privacy. ”

The 59-year-old Stewart has been in that role for Surrey since 2014, last season leading the club to his County Championship, which he also won in 2018.

After the defeat of the Ashes last winter, Stewart was one of his favorites to succeed Ashley Giles as England’s cricket director, a role that was later taken over by Rob Key, although he was the only one to do so. was stripped of both his job and his role in international race selection due to family involvement. .

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