Gloucestershire wicketkeeper and batsman Gareth Roderick has signed a three-year contract deal with Worcestershire for the next year season.
By the end of the season, 28-year-old Gareth Roderick will have completed his eight-year stint with Gloucestershire. During his stay with the team, he had garnered an average of 35.30 in first-class cricket and 33.82 in List A cricket. Now, Roderick has decided to sign a three-year contract deal with Worcestershire which will be effective by November.
During his time with Gloucestershire, Roderick has played with Alex Gidman who now works as the coach of Worcestershire. Describing Roderick as a player, Gidman says, ‘For me, Gareth is an established first-class performer and a top-order batsman which again, as we identify the areas in our squad that we need to strengthen, that is one of them’.
‘Like most modern players, he is well suited to all formats. He wants to improve his T20 cricket as well, which is good to hear, and has a lot of experience in English first-class cricket, which is crucial’, he added.
Meanwhile, Roderick is looking forward to beginning his new adventure with Worcestershire as he describes it to be an exciting project. With that, he shared how he looks forward to seeing some big things to unfold in the upcoming years.
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