Wisden Cricketer of the Year in 2004 who captained Sussex to the 2003, 2006 and 2007 County Championship titles.
He made his first-class debut for Derbyshire as an 18-year-old in 1988.
He was named manager of Surrey County Cricket Club after his retirement from playing.
His wife "settled wonderfully" after the couple's move from Derbyshire to Surrey.
He and Michael Yardy have both captained the Sussex team in county cricket.