Sam Cook Signs Contract Extension with Essex CCC
Essex County Cricket Club are pleased to announce that Sam Cook has signed a two-year contract extension that will see him remain with the Club until the conclusion of the 2020 season.
The 21-year-old signed his first professional contract in October of last year, and after another successful season with the ball, has put pen-to-paper on a new deal.
Cook featured regularly across all formats for Essex this season, taking an impressive 32 wickets in 24 matches in the process.
Cook is thrilled and said: “I’m over the moon to be signing an extension until 2020. Being a professional cricketer is what I’ve always wanted to do, so to extend my stay at such a brilliant Club is a dream come true.”
“It’s a really nice way to end what has been a good season for the team and hopefully that will continue long into the future.”
Head Coach Anthony McGrath is happy to see Cook commit his future and added: “Sam is a fantastic young bowler who has had another good year. We’re delighted that he’s signed an extension and we’re really looking forward to seeing him develop even further over the coming years.”