Former England opening batsman Marcus Trescothick has signed a one-year contract extension with English County Somerset, taking his affiliation with the crew into an astounding 25th season. “I nonetheless have the drive, ardour and power to need to get higher and attempt to carry out for the crew,” Trescothick advised Somerset’s web site.
”I am delighted to have signed for at the very least one other 12 months. I am excited for what’s to return for the membership whenever you have a look at the mix of youth and expertise throughout the squad,” he added.
“If you consider Somerset County Cricket Membership you consider Marcus Trescothick. His work ethic is second to none and also you merely cannot measure what he brings to the Membership behind the scenes and within the dressing room. He’s the epitome of what an expert sportsman needs to be,” mentioned Andy Hurry, Somerset’s Director of Cricket.
“We had quite a few discussions all through the season and he made it very clear that he nonetheless has the drive and he desires to proceed enjoying while he can nonetheless positively affect video games,” he added.
Trescothick made his first-class debut in 1993, two years after becoming a member of Somerset and has gone on to attain greater than 26,000 runs within the longer codecs of the sport.
The 42-year-old made 76 Take a look at appearances for England, scoring 5,825 runs in a world profession that ran from 2000 to 2006.
He was additionally a member of the England cricket crew that received the Ashes towards Australia in 2005 in what was a memorable collection.
This season has seen him make 9 appearances within the County Championship during which he scored three half-centuries and one century for Somerset.
First Printed: September 26, 2018, 9:30 AM IST