Yorkshire County Cricket Club has announced a contract extension for Jordan Thompson, which will keep him at the club until October 2023. The 24-year-old has been an integral part of the club’s LV = Insurance County Championship, after producing a number of Awesome exhibits since the start of last season. Considering his incomparable contribution to Yorkshire CCC, the dynamic off-roader was offered to stay at 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 about 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 off-roader is eager to fight for a place in the starting eleven. Thompson is aware that there are numerous off-roaders on the team, so competing for a spot on the team will be challenging. He is eager to work hard and cement his place on the team. Thompson is also hopeful of accomplishing something with the promising team this year. Championship victory is likely on the agenda for Thompson and his teammates.
“I just enjoy playing for Yorkshire and playing with the group of guys we have right now.”
Martyn Moxon, Yorkshire The CCC Cricket Director was delighted to get this contract extension on the line. Moxon is very pleased with Thompson’s growth as a player and as a person during his time in Yorkshire. She is supporting it to reach its great potential in the near future. Ultimately, Thompson will set his sights on the English cap by delivering consistent performances in county cricket. He showed glimpses of his talent at last summer’s Bob Willis Trophy. The next step will be to achieve consistency.