The 29 year-old wicket-keeper, who began his profession with Aberdeenshire earlier than incomes a transfer to Nottinghamshire, will help new captain Richie Berrington.
Berrington succeeds one other Aberdonian in Kyle Coetzer, who stepped down as captain in the beginning of the month.
Aberdeen’s Matthew Cross has been named vice-captain of the Scotland cricket staff.
Cricket Scotland head coach Shane Burger mentioned: “I’ve little doubt that Richie will lead the Scottish males’s facet with distinction and is the proper individual for the job.
“His stature not solely within the Scottish recreation, however world cricket, makes him a becoming appointment – we’ve a frontrunner in Richie that everybody will be pleased with.
“We’re additionally delighted to have added Matthew Cross as vice-captain, offering a platform for him to form and mildew his management talents.”
The duo start their new roles within the Tri Sequence between Scotland Namibia and Nepal subsequent month.
Clydesdale CC and Ayr CC will host the video games from July 10-17 as a part of the ICC Cricket World Cup League 2.
Burger added: “This upcoming dwelling sequence additionally gives an opportunity to carry youthful and upcoming gamers into the squads and can little doubt be an thrilling growth alternative for a lot of.
“We stay up for seeing what the following yr holds for this staff and for Scottish cricket as an entire.”
The brand new Scotland captain and vice-captain will probably be joined by the next gamers for the Tri Sequence: Kyle Coetzer, Calum Macleod, George Munsey, Dylan Budge, Mark Watt, Safyaan Sharif, Michael Leask, Gavin Foremost, Adrian Neill, Hamza Tahir, Chris Sole and Chris McBride.