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.
📝 Essex County Cricket Club are delighted to announce that Adam Wheater has signed a new two-year contract with the Club 🙌
— Essex Cricket (@EssexCricket) October 29, 2018
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.