Northamptonshire sign New Zealand batsman Will Young for 2022 County Championship

New Zealand Middle-order batsman Will Young is excited for his selection in the 2022 season. Northamptonshire has signed him. The officials confirmed the news on Wednesday, December 8. The outstanding New Zealand batsman is booked to play most of the Royal London Cup fixtures and County Championship.

Will Young expressed his pleasure after signing for Northamptonshire for 2022 English County Championship Season. He further stated that he is looking forward to playing in English conditions. He is looking to do well for Northamptonshire in the upcoming English County Championship.

The talented 29-year-old has reached 12 centuries and scored more than 5000 runs in the first-class cricket world. Two of Young’s stunning hundreds of Young were scored in Durham in the 2021 season, where he played for a short time. He has played two ODIs, eight T20s, and five tests for new Zealand. In addition, his recent great game was his appearance in the two-match Test series in India. Young made a staggering 89 runs in the first game.

In five Test matches played for New Zealand, Will Young has scored 253 runs at an average of 31.62 with two half-centuries to his name.  In 8 T20Is played, Will Young has scored 166 runs at an average of 23.71 with one fifty to his name.

Head coach John Sadler spoke to the reporters after signing Young is a great move for the county side. A lot of senior players left the county side so Young will be provide adequate replacement in the middle-order for Northamptonshire. Sadler stated that Will Young is a promising player at the international stage.

Earlier this year, Will Young put in decent scores for New Zealand in the upcoming two-match Test series against New Zealand. He said that the county side was trying to sign Will Young and were in negotiations with New Zealan batsman for a couple of months.

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