Taylor signs one-year contract extension at Derbyshire

Tom Taylor has signed a one-year contract extension with Derbyshire, committing him to the Club until the end of 2017.

Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 10:57 am
Updated Wednesday, 2nd March 2016, 11:01 am
Derbyshire CCC 2015 squad, Tom Taylor

The promising fast bowler, who burst into the first team in 2014, has played 15 first-class fixtures for the county, claiming 43 wickets and with career-best figures of 6-61.

His performances earned the 21-year-old a place on the Potential England Performance Programme which toured South Africa this winter and included a stint with the England ODI squad in January.

Elite Performance Director, Graeme Welch said: “Tom is an exciting talent who has already shown the ability to win games for Derbyshire – and we must remember he’s still only 21.

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“He has already been recognised by England and he continues to make big strides, with both bat and ball.

“He now has a big summer ahead and we hope he can continue to contribute to winning games for the club.”

Taylor added: “I’m delighted to sign a new deal and commit to Derbyshire. We have an exciting squad and I hope I can continue to improve and play a leading role as we push for success.”

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