• 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 โ€œI am delighted to commit my future to Essex County Cricket Club.

    โ€œSince 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.โ€

    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.