England international Jade Dernbach, has committed his future to Surrey County Cricket Club, in a deal that sees him remain at the club he has been part of for almost a decade.
South African born Dernbach, told GiveMeSport exclusively about his delight in finally penning a new deal, stating that the infrastructure, management and a crop of young talent coming through were his main motivation behind signing a new deal.
The 28-year old fast bowler told GiveMeSport: " It is well documented about how successful Surrey County Cricket Club has been off the pitch as a business and with this sound platform in place we have been able to slowly but surely get ourselves back into a position we should be on the pitch.
"The club has a lot of great young talent coming through, Jason Roy is having an outstanding season while Rory Burns and Matt Dunn who has been a great find in the bowling department are evolving into excellent players. This talent is going to be instrumental in the future success of the club."
Dernbach went on to say: "All of these things culminating together have helped with my decision to sign a longer term deal with the club."
It is clear to see Dernbach is committed and passionate about being part of the Surrey's success going forward and is determined to play a leading role in achieving the goals with the only club he has ever known.
"It is my home club. I have Surrey running through my veins," he told GiveMeSport.
England's most capped Test cricketer, Alec Stewart, is now heading up the responsibility of bringing success back to the club that he enjoyed a successful 22-year career with, another reason why the England fast bowler wanted to remain at the Oval.
"He is someone you immediately look up to with the success he had with England, and of course he is a Surrey man through and through. Having people like him around the club is what enticed me to stay and try to recreate the success that he achieved during his time.
"Of course Alec Stewart has played a big part in my decision to remain at Surrey," Dernbach added.
Dernbach remains focused on Surrey and England
The pace bowler has had a slightly frustrating season with a few niggling injuries, however he remains focused on promotion with Surrey and ultimately getting back into the England side with the World Cup in March very much in mind.
"My ambitions are firmly focused on getting back into the England fold especially with the World Cup coming up next March. There is still plenty of cricket to be played this season and I my ambition is to help Surrey push for promotion and get my name back in the mix for England."
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