Ryan ten Doeschate signs one-year extension


Specsavers County Championship captain Ryan ten Doeschate has committed his future to Essex after signing a one-year contract extension.

The 36-year-old’s contract will now run until the end of the 2018 season.

After a fine season in all competitions, ten Doeschate reached 1000 Specsavers County Championship runs for the campaign and scored the runs that clinched promotion.

A popular figure in the dressing room and with fans alike, the Specsavers County Championship captain will hope to cap an excellent season with promotion in the coming weeks.

The former Dutch international was not hesitant to extend his time in Chelmsford and said: “My affinity with the club has grown throughout my time with Essex. I have thoroughly enjoyed leading this talented squad in the Specsavers County Championship and hope we can continue to be successful over the next couple of years.

“Helping this team to Division One was the perfect way to cap off an excellent season.”