Australia's one-day wicket-keeper Matthew Wade is the new Victoria cricket captain, replacing Cameron White.

Wade, currently in Britain with Australia's limited over squad, will captain the Bushrangers in all forms of the game.

White held the one-day captaincy position since the 2003-04 season and took charge of the Sheffield Shield team the following season.

The 30-year-old will continue to play for the Bushrangers.

"It's a great opportunity for me, but most importantly a really big honour to take the captaincy over from Cameron and keep this team moving forward," said 25-year-old Wade.

"Cameron's going to be a leader around the team no matter what, it doesn't matter if he's got a (leadership) tag."

White captained Victoria in 159 domestic fixtures across the three formats of the game, with an overall winning percentage of 54.71 per cent.

Bushrangers coach Greg Shipperd said White's impact had been enormous.

"Cameron White has been an incredible leader for Victorian cricket," Shipperd said.

"In more recent years he's transitioned into a coach, as well as a player, imparting his vast knowledge of the game and its unique conditions to the younger members of our squad.

"It's an incredible opportunity for a talented young cricketer in Matthew to establish and grow his leadership."

 

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