News International – LONDON: England call-up George Garton has signed a new two-year contract extension with Sussex that will keep him at the south coast county until the end of the 2020 season, it was announced on Monday.

Summary

  • LONDON: England call-up George Garton has signed a new two-year contract extension with Sussex that will keep him at the south coast county until the end of the 2020 season, it was announced on Monday.
  • Left-arm paceman Garton is one of the rising stars of the English game and, despite having played just nine first-class matches, he was drafted into England’s Ashes squad in Australia for their final warm-up as cover for the injured Jake Ball.
  • The 20-year-old recorded his best first-class figures of three for 20 in Sussex’s penultimate County Championship match last season against Durham in September.
  • “I’m delighted to have signed an extension at Sussex,” said Garton.
  • Sussex director of cricket Keith Greenfield added: “George has pace, which is a valuable asset, and his white ball skills are developing quickly.


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