Meaker extends Surrey stay
Fast bowler's new deal at The Oval runs until 2015
Last Updated: 17/09/12 12:11pm
Stuart Meaker: Surrey fast bowler played two ODIs in October 2011
England seamer Stuart Meaker has signed a new three-year contract with Surrey.
Meaker's new deal ties him to the county until 2015 and comes at the end of a season in which he took more than 40 County Championship wickets for the second successive year.
The 23-year-old, rated one of the quickest bowlers in the country, has played two ODIs for England and has represented the second-string Lions.
"I'm absolutely over the moon and really glad to be sticking around at such a great club."
Stuart Meaker Quotes of the week
Meaker said: "I'm absolutely over the moon and really glad to be sticking around at such a great club.
"I feel I've got a lot to offer, both to the club and the game of cricket, over the next three years and I'm really glad it's going to be at Surrey - my home, my family and a really prestigious club."
Surrey team director Chris Adams said: "Stuart is one of the most exciting young fast bowlers in English cricket and I am delighted he has agreed a new contract with Surrey for the next three years.
"As well as being one of the fastest bowling talents in the country, Stuart is also a superb individual within the squad, his work ethic and attitude is second to none.
"I look forward to seeing him develop as he continues to grow in confidence both as a cricketer and as a person."