SOMERSET bowler Josh Davey has signed a one-year contract extension with the club that will keep him in Taunton until the end of the 2025 season.

The 33-year-old has featured in 127 matches for Somerset, claiming 267 wickets and was awarded his County Cap in 2021.

The Scotland international said: “Somerset is my home, and this is the place where I want to be. Somerset has played a huge role in my cricket development and also the development of me as a person.

"Somerset is one of the best places to play cricket in the country and the fan base is unbelievably passionate and knowledgeable. To be able to play a sport that I love in front of people who love the game so much is pretty special.

“We want to win the Club’s first Championship and we want to be the first to team to retain the Blast and hopefully I can contribute to making that a reality.”

Somerset Director of Cricket, Andy Hurry added: “We are delighted that Josh has extended his commitment to the Club for the immediate future.

“He is one of the most consistent performers within the domestic game. Since joining the Club, he has regularly contributed to Somerset winning games of cricket, including some vital performances with the bat as well as the ball.

“He will continue to be an important multi-format player for us and we very much look forward to him contributing both on and off the field as we push for even more success over the next couple of seasons.”