Browne extends Essex contract

Brian Jeeves

Essex Cricket have confirmed that batter, Nick Browne has put pen to paper on a new contract with the club.

Browne will now remain with Essex at least until the conclusion of the 2024 season. The 32-year-old has scored more than 7,500 first-class runs for the county, including thirty-one half-centuries and nineteen centuries.

Speaking to, Browne said: “It’s fantastic to stay here at Chelmsford, a place that has given me a wonderful career and some amazing memories.

“I was born locally, and it means a huge amount to me to be able to represent the region where I grew up and developed both personally and professionally.

“I look forward to contributing to winning more trophies for the Essex fans and Members.”

Meanwhile, Head Coach, Anthony McGrath, added: “I’m really pleased we’ve managed to keep Nick at Essex for at least another year.

“We’ve been keen to secure the futures of our most promising young players, but a key ingredient of a winning team is getting the blend of youth and experience just right.

“Nick brings the latter in spades, and he’s a quality option at the top of the order as well as being a great character to have in the dressing room.”

Brian Jeeves