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New deal for Sussex ace

3rd December 2018, 15:41 by Nick Harris

Sussex have extended South African all-rounder David Wiese's contract at the club to beyond next season.

The 33-year-old singed a three-year deal back in 2017 as a Kolpak player but that has now been extended, although the club have not revealed the length of the new contract.

Sussex head coach Jason Gillespie will be hoping the former South Africa international's runs and wickets will propel the side to go one better next season and gain promotion to the top flight.

Sussex finished third in Division Two last season, missing out on promotion by one place.

Gillespie said: "David was fantastic in 2018 in all forms of the game and it’s very pleasing that he has agreed to a contract extension with us.

"He will continue to fulfil an important role for Sussex and we’re really looking forward to him continuing to perform strongly for us."

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

Nick Harris is a long-standing journalist who specialises in football and rugby league. An avid golfer, Nick also follows the major boxing fights closely.

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