Leach played for England during Ashes 2019 and took 12 wickets
England spinner Jack Leach pens two-year contract extension with club Somerset. He will continue playing for the club until the 2022 season of the County Championship. Leach played during this year’s Ashes and claimed 12 wickets in four matches.
‘I'm very happy to sign this new contract. I'm a Somerset fan at heart so I'm very proud to represent the county’, Leach said. He also candidly said that he has a great relationship with the members of the club. He thanked head coach Jason Kerr and director of cricket Andy Hurry for believing and supporting him.
Andy Hurry commented about Jack’s commitment to the club. ‘Everyone at the club is delighted that Jack has committed his future to Somerset. He is an exceptional talent and a big influence in the dressing room. I can't speak highly enough of him both as a player and as a man’.
‘He has a genuine passion for the game and in particular for Somerset. That shows itself every time he trains, in his diligent preparation and in his wholehearted performances every time he takes to the field. We feel that he has a major role to play for both Somerset and England over the forthcoming years’, he added.
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