New Contract With Yorkshire Cricket For Jordan Thompson

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Jordan Thompson has signed a two-year contract extension that will keep him at Yorkshire until at least October 2025.

The all-rounder, who featured heavily in both the LV= Insurance County Championship and Vitality Blast this summer, had one year remaining on his current deal but has agreed new terms to secure his long-term future at Headingley.

The 26-year-old has claimed 108 First Class wickets since debuting in 2019, and scored 958 runs in the format. Alongside some stellar performances with the red-ball, Thompson has made a name for himself in white-ball cricket. 74 wickets and 691 runs at a strike rate of 154.6 represents a strong return in T20 cricket, with the Leeds-born fast bowler having earnt recognition in a number of franchise competitions in recent years.

Thompson said: “I’m delighted to have signed a contract extension with Yorkshire and am looking forward to playing my part as we look to secure silverware in the coming years.

“I spoke in the summer about my pride at representing my home county and couldn’t have been any happier to be awarded my First XI cap at Scarborough. I am determined to play my part in getting this Club back to where it belongs, competing in division one and challenging for silverware.

“On a personal note, I love playing in front of our supporters and hope that my passion for representing my county resonates with them. I’m looking forward to the start of the season and am confident we have a successful season ahead of us.”

Yorkshire CCC’s Managing Director of Cricket Darren Gough said: “It’s fantastic that Jordan has committed his future to Yorkshire.

“He has been a consistent performer for us for a number of years now and improved every year.

“Having barely missed a game in 2022, his contributions with both ball and bat are so important to us and I’m sure he will continue to develop over the coming years.

“With the contract extensions we have now confirmed, and the additional players we have brought in, I’m confident that we are in a great place to challenge across all formats for years to come.”