Ian Bell commits to one-year extension at Warwickshire: The veteran English batsman will proceed to play for Warwickshire in 2021.
Veteran England and Warwickshire batsman Ian Bell will proceed to characterize Warwickshire in subsequent 12 months’s English home season on the again of extending his contract by a 12 months.
Bell, 38, had made his first-class debut for Warwickshire in 1999 and has since been enjoying for the membership throughout codecs. Having missed final 12 months’s home season because of a knee harm, the English stalwart can be wanting ahead to this 12 months’s truncated season which is about to .
It’s good to be again… 😁🏏
— Ian Bell (@Ian_Bell)
Ian Bell commits to one-year extension at Warwickshire
Having received six home trophies at Warwickshire, Bell thought-about himself lucky to characterize the membership in all codecs. “It means an enormous quantity to me, and my household, that I’m able to proceed representing my house county.
“I’ve been lucky to be a part of some improbable Warwickshire sides which have received trophies throughout codecs all through my time with the Membership, and I firmly consider that we’re constructing for an additional interval of difficult for extra titles,” Bell stated in a press release.
Bell, who had top-scored for Warwickshire in 2018 with 1,027 runs in 14 first-class matches at a mean of 54.05 together with 5 centuries and two half-centuries, additional spoke about his position on the membership particularly with respect to younger gamers looking for help from a veteran like him.
“Within the final couple of years we’ve seen some actually promising younger gamers come into the facet and make a direct impression. A part of my position now could be to supply help to them as they’ve the potential to realize an enormous quantity each with Warwickshire and England.
“I consider that it’s a really thrilling time for the Membership and I can’t wait to get again on the market carrying the Bear & Ragged Employees,” Bell added.
Other than the first-class format, Bell had additionally top-scored for Birmingham Bears in 2018’s Vitality Blast with 580 runs in 14 T20s at a mean of 48.33 and a strike fee of 139.08 together with one century and 4 half-centuries.