Yorkshire: Batsman Adam Lyth extends contract

Adam Lyth

Yorkshire opening batsman Adam Lyth has signed a new deal with the County Championship leaders.

The 25-year-old, who has an average of 38.30, is now contracted to the club until the end of 2015.

Director of cricket Martyn Moxon told the club website:external-link "He is a naturally gifted batsman, who is capable of crafting crucial innings.

"His influence on the wider group will be beneficial in our development over the next few years."