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Capel undergoes brain tumour surgery

A statement from Northamptonshire updated supporters of David Capel's condition on Wednesday

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David Capel has undergone brain tumour surgery

Former Northamptonshire and England allrounder David Capel has undergone surgery on a brain tumour.

Capel, who also coached Northants, is now resting at home following the operation.

A statement from the county updated supporters of his condition on Wednesday.

It read: "David Capel has asked Northamptonshire County Cricket Club to pass on his grateful thanks to all those supporters and former colleagues who have sent their good wishes and messages of support during his illness.

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"The operation was successful and David is now recovering at home with his family.

"Everyone connected to the club wishes David a full and speedy recovery."

Capel was associated with Northamptonshire for 33 years and made 15 appearances for England.

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