19-year-old Somerset cricketer Ned Leonard signs one-year extension

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19-year-old Somerset cricketer Ned Leonard signs one-year extension

Somerset County Cricket ClubCricket Club SCCC announced on Monday that English cricketer Ned Leonard has signed a one-year contract extension.

The 19-year-old made his First Class and List A debut for Somerset last season and will remain with the Club until the end of the 2023 season.

I'm really happy. I absolutely love being here because it's a great club to be involved with. I want to build on what I achieved last year by playing as much cricket as possible and taking as many wickets as possible. Ned Leonard said in a statement that he hopes that will be with the First Team.

It's a dream come true to play First XI cricket for Somerset, because this is my home now and it means so much to me," he said.

Andy Hurry, Somerset Director of Cricket, is looking forward to seeing Ned continue his development at Cooper Associates County Ground.

It's exciting to be able to continue support Ned's development here in Somerset over the next couple of seasons and build on the experiences he gained in 2021, he said.