One-year contract extension for Quinn


Essex CCC are pleased to announce that Matt Quinn has signed a new contract with the club.

Quinn has extended his existing contract by an extra year meaning his contract will run until the end of the 2018 season.

The Kiwi seamer quickly become a pivotal figure for the club in all formats and has taken 22 first-class wickets in 2016 including the memorable spell against Gloucestershire where he finished with figures of 11-148.

Opening bowler Quinn was happy to extend his contract for a further year and said: “I have loved every minute of my time with the club so far and I am delighted with how everything has gone this season.

“I am thrilled that we are playing Division One cricket next year and look forward to testing myself against the best teams in the country.”

Chris Silverwood was ecstatic to tie the 23-year-old down for another year and said: “Matt performed excellently for us in all competitions this season and quickly became a pivotal member of the squad.

“To be able to extend his contract for another year is brilliant news both for him and the club.”