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Ethan Bamber signs extension with Middlesex Cricket

Ethan Bamber signs extension with Middlesex Cricket
Ethan Bamber signs extension with Middlesex Cricket
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Middlesex Cricket is today delighted to announce that fast bowler, Ethan Bamber, has become the latest cricketer at the Club to sign a contract extension.

Bamber’s new long-term deal with see him remain at Lord’s until at least the end of 2024.

Bamber, 22, follows in the footsteps of Stephen Eskinazi, Nathan Sowter, John Simpson, and Blake Cullen, who have all signed extensions to their terms with Middlesex in the last three weeks.

Bamber made his first eleven debut in the late stages of the 2018 season, bursting onto the scenes when taking 27 wickets in the final six matches of the County Championship campaign, and from there has firmly established himself as an important component in Middlesex’s red-ball seam attack.

This season, Bamber has performed brilliantly, and with 37 wickets in the County Championship is currently the countries seventh highest wicket taker in the competition, coming at an average of just 22.61.

To date, Bamber has made 30 appearances for the Club, 23 in red-ball cricket and 7 in the white-ball formats, picking up 87 wickets across all three forms of the game.

Commenting on Bamber extending his contract with the Club, Middlesex Head Coach, Stuart Law, said:

“We are delighted that Ethan has committed his future to Middlesex by signing a long-term extension with the Club.

“He has gone through a tremendous transformation over the last eighteen months or so and has become an important part of our Championship side.

“His work ethic and attention to detail are second to none.

“We look forward to seeing him continue his improvement over the next few seasons”.

And on committing his future to Middlesex, Bamber himself commented:

“It's a great privilege to be able to extend my time at Middlesex.

"I love being here, playing for this club, and being out there with some of my best mates.

"Although it's been a challenging period for us, I can't wait to turn that around in the next three years and be part of something really exciting".