Yorkshire County Cricket Club has announced a contract extension of Jordan Thompson, which will keep him with the club till the October of 2023. The 24-year-old has been an integral part of the club’s LV= Insurance County Championship, after producing a number of impressive displays since the start of last season. Considering his peerless contribution to Yorkshire CCC, the dynamic all-rounder was offered to stay with the club until October 2023.
Thompson has a total of 37 First-Class wickets with a best of 5 for 31 to his name, along with 412 runs at an average of 25.75. Speaking on the contract extension, Thompson was delighted to have signed for another two years despite playing only two months of last season due to the pandemic.
The young all-rounder is eager to fight for a place in the starting XI. Thompson is aware that there are numerous all-rounders in the squad, so competition for a place in the team is going to be challenging. He is eager to work hard and cement his place in the team. Thompson is also hopeful to achieve something with the promising team this year. A championship win is likely to be on the agenda for Thompson and his teammates.
“I just enjoy being out there playing for Yorkshire, and playing with the group of lads that we’ve got at the moment.”
Martyn Moxon, Yorkshire CCC’s Director of Cricket, was delighted to get this contract extension over the line. Moxon is very satisfied with the growth shown by Thompson as a player and person during his time at Yorkshire. He is backing him to fulfill his big potential in the near future. Thompson will be ultimately eyeing the English cap by delivering consistent performances in County cricket. He showed glimpses of his talent in last summer’s Bob Willis Trophy. The next step will be to achieve consistency.