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Sale excited after agreeing fresh Somerset terms

15th September 2019, 12:12 by James Mason

Ollie Sale says he is looking forward to another season with Somerset after signing a one-year contract extension.

Fast bowler Sale picked up a back injury over the winter, which hampered his progress, but he impressed with the ball and his captaincy during this season's Second XI games to give a reminder of his talents.

The 23-year-old, who graduated from Somerset's Academy in 2014 and made his First XI debut in a T20 match in 2016, has now been rewarded with a contract extension that runs until the end of the 2020 campaign.

"I absolutely love playing here and we've got a really exciting group of players at the moment. Everyone in the changing room is really close and it's great to be a part of that for another year," Sale told the club's official website.

"It's an exciting time for the club. Players are getting called up for England, there's a trophy in the bank already with a second one hopefully coming our way at the end of the year. Hopefully, we can continue that success next season."

Somerset have already landed the Royal London One-Day Cup this season and are in line to win Division One of the County Championship for the first time, which they lead by eight points from Essex.

This article originated on sportinastorm.com

James Mason grew up in Northumberland so is entrenched in both the football and golf scenes. A low handicap golfer, he also follows Newcastle United and predicts big things under Rafa Benitez.

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