Left arm spinner signs for Essex for another year

Tom Phillips extends to stay at Essex CC

Tom Phillips extends to stay at Essex CC

Tom Phillips extends to stay at Essex CC

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COUNTY CRICKET: ESSEX bowler Tim Phillips has signed a new one-year contract with the club. The left-arm spinner has been at Essex for 14 years, making his debut in 1999.

Phillips, 32, made 25 appearances last season where he was predominantly used as a one-day specialist in the Yorkshire Bank 40 and Friends Life t20 competitions.

Phillips said: “I am very pleased to have signed a new contract with the club for a further year. I’m looking ahead to next year and having a good pre-season, which I can take into the new campaign.”

Essex head coach Paul Grayson said: “We are pleased that Tim has signed a new contract.

“He has shown the last few seasons how important he is in one-day cricket for us and as our specialist spin bowler, so I hope he continues this form going into the 2014 season.”

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