All-rounder Ravi Bopara has renewed his contract until the highest of next season at county champions Essex.
The 32-year-old, who has carried out 13 Tests, 120 One Day and 38 Twenty20 video video games for England, has spent his whole occupation at Chelmsford.
“I have been with the club since I was 11-years-old and have loved every minute of it,” Bopara discussed.
“The 2017 season was incredibly special and I believe we are in a good place to build on our Division One title.”
Bopara, who final carried out for England in 2015, added: “Hopefully we can continue to win trophies in the coming years and I believe personally I can continue to play a big part in that.”
Essex head teacher Anthony McGrath added: “Ravi remains to be an integral part of what we strive to achieve as a club shifting forward.
“He is an Essex man and is an excellent person to have around the dressing room together with his years of cricketing revel in in every single place the sector.
“He also made contributions across all formats last year with both bat and ball, and we hope he can continue to do that moving forward into 2018.”