• Essex wicket-keeper batsman Adam Wheater signs new contract until 2020

    by  • October 30, 2018 • Cricket

    Essex wicket-keeper batsman Adam Wheater has committed his long-term future to the County cricket club after signing a new two-year contract that promises to keep him at Chelmsford until the conclusion of 2020 season.

    The 28-year-old, who is in his second stint with the club after re-joining from Hampshire in 2016, played an integral role behind the stumps across all formats this term.

    The versatile batsman said “I am delighted to commit my future to Essex County Cricket Club.

    “Since returning to Essex, I have been fortunate enough to experience success and I am keen, as we all are, to continue putting trophies in the cabinet.”

    Wheater has represented England at the under-19 level and has scored more than 6000 runs in 127 First-class matches at an average of 36.54.