• England batsman Sam Robson extends Middlesex contract

    by  • November 8, 2014 • Cricket

    England opening batsman Sam Robson has penned a new two-year contract with Middlesex.

    The 25-year-old, who joined Middlesex in 2008 and now he will remain with the county until the end of the 2016 domestic cricket season.

    The Australian-born batsman has established himself as one of the leading opening batsmen in the  county, scoring 5362 runs at an average of 40.31 for Middlesex.

    “I am delighted to sign a new contract with Middlesex, especially after what has been an incredible 12 months for me,” Robson told the club’s official website.

    “After scoring five centuries in six matches for the EPP and the Lions earlier in the year and then scoring my maiden Test century in my second Test, I am looking forward to building on this and am sure my best is yet to come.

    “I am very grateful for the support Middlesex have given me over the last seven years and look forward to continuing my career with this great club.”

    Robson made his England debut in Test series against Sri Lanka at Lord’s in the summer.