The former South African off-Turner Simon Harmer signed an extension of one year with the English province Essex which will hold him to the club until the end of the season 2022.

The former South African off-Turner Simon Harmer signed an extension of one year with the English province Essex which will hold him to the club until the end of the season 2022.

The 30-year-old man thought about the development and said he was delighted to sign a contract extension and connect his future to this ‘ big ‘ club.

‘ From the moment I arrived three years ago, I felt my part of the group and felt comfortable in Chelmsford, and it is now a place where I consider my home, so it was an easy decision to take me, ‘ ‘ says the Essex the official website of the County Cric Label Club cited Harmer.

In the meantime, Harmer also expressed distinction on the current Essex group and said that the players are able to defend titles and can be another dominant power for years.

‘ We have just experienced a phenomenal season and everyone at the club is hungry for more success. We have now determined the point where we want to be as a club. There is a lot of hard work ahead of us, but I am confident that with the group we have, we can defend our titles and be a dominant power for the coming year, ‘ he said.

Anthony McGrath, head coach of Essex, said that Harmer is a tremendous bowler and the best wegspringer in the world, and that the Essex club can therefore remain in the foreseeable future.

“Simon is an excellent bowler and probably the best wegspringer in the world, which can change a game when he has the ball in his hands. “

“He is a leader as well as outside the field and it is wonderful news for all who are involved in Essex that he will be here in the foreseeable future,” said McGrath.

Harmer enjoyed an impressive 2019 season with Essex, with a total of 83 wickets in the championship when the team closed their second title in three years. He also received a myriad of awards this year, including the PCA overall MVP, the Cricket Writers ‘ Club County Championship Player of the year, the PCA Specsavers County Championship Player of the year, as well as the Essex player of the Year, Essex players ‘ Player of the Year and Essex-bowler of the year.