Ian Cockbain: Gloucestershire batsman extends contract

Ian Cockbain after reaching a century in the T20 Blast match against Middlesex last year
Ian Cockbain scored 123 in the T20 Blast match against Middlesex last year

Gloucestershire batsman Ian Cockbain has signed a one-year contract extension until the end of next season.

The 32-year-old former captain joined the county in 2010 and has scored 2,382 first-class runs in total.

Cockbain made 362 runs in the T20 Blast last year and hopes he can help his side win trophies.

"We have a great squad and coaching staff and I hope that I can contribute to some silverware," he told the club's website.

"The club has been such a big part of my life and I am grateful to have been awarded a testimonial after nine years with Gloucestershire."

The Bootle-born player is the son of former Lancashire and Cheshire opening batsman Ian Cockbain.

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