Warwickshire veteran Rushworth signs until 2025-ZoomTech News

Chris Rushworth took 53 Warwickshire wickets in his first season at Edgbaston following his transfer from Durham

Warwickshire quick bowler Chris Rushworth has triggered a brand new, prolonged contract at Edgbaston.

He initially signed on a two-year contract, which included the choice for a 3rd 12 months.

The additional 12 months clause was triggered when he took 5-47 towards Somerset within the last recreation, to go previous 50 wickets.

Rushworth, who didn’t make his first-class debut till he was 23, now has a profession haul of 656 first-class wickets at a median of twenty-two.42.

That features a haul of fifty wickets or extra in a season on seven separate events – six for Durham and one for the Bears, together with a prodigious 32 hauls of 5 scalps or extra in an innings.

Rushworth and Oliver Hannon-Dalby each handed 50 for the season, in an injury-hit summer season that robbed the Bears tempo assault of the injured Liam Norwell for all of it, and Craig Miles and England’s Chris Woakes for many of it.

They’ve already re-signed Pakistan paceman Hassan Ali for the 2024 season.

Warwickshire are scheduled to kick off subsequent season with a house Championship derby towards Worcestershire on 5 April.

Rushworth is then on account of face a primary assembly together with his former facet Durham, additionally at Edgbaston, the next week.

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