Derbyshire teenager Peter Burgoyne signs deal

Peter Burgoyne
Burgoyne impressed with both bat and ball for England Under-19s

Derbyshire all-rounder Peter Burgoyne has signed a new two-year contract.

The 17-year-old has agreed summer contract terms while completing his education in 2012 and will join as a full-time professional for 2013.

Burgoyne made two CB40 appearances last season and won six England Under-19 caps in the series with South Africa.

Head coach Karl Krikken said: "Peter is an excellent executor of skills, he plays in a refreshingly fearless way and had an impressive season in 2011."

Burgoyne took two for 36 in his CB40 debut against Middlesex Panthers and hit the winning runs in an away victory over Kent Spitfires a week later.

Canterbury was also the scene of Burgoyne's match-winning spell of 4 for 8 as England beat South Africa by two wickets in the sixth one-day International.

Krikken added: "An England Under-19s call-up was rich reward for a rapid progression in Peter's game and he did himself and the club proud during the series against South Africa.

"Peter wasn't overawed by making his first-team debut at the age of 17 - and he also turned in a string of impressive performances in all competitions for the Second XI.

"We have high hopes for Peter's career and we are delighted he has committed his future to Derbyshire."

Burgoyne said: "It has been a great year for me and I'm delighted to end it in the knowledge that I'm on the way to becoming a professional cricketer."

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