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Livingstone, Foakes offered England Men's Central Contract for 2022-23

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The England and Wales Cricket Board announced the Central Contract offers for the men's international team for a period of 12 months, effective from 1 October, on Tuesday.

The 2022-23 contract offers have been drawn up taking into account the likelihood of players featuring across formats for England in the next 12 months, while also giving precedence to their performances in the previous year.

30 players have been offered Central Contracts overall, including 18 England Annual Central Contracts, six England Increment Contracts, and six England Pace Bowling Development Contracts.

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Lancashire batter Liam Livingstone and Surrey wicket-keeper Ben Foakes are two new players who have been offered England's Annual Central contract, whereas Harry Brook, Matthew Potts and Reece Topley have been offered England Increment Contracts, which are also their first Central Contracts.

Brydon Carse, Matthew Fisher and Jamie Overton have also been offered Pace Bowling Development Contracts for the first time to support their development. They join Saqib Mahmood, Craig Overton and Olly Stone in this contract list.

"I feel we have rewarded those players who have made a significant impact over the previous 12 months and those we expect to be part of England's plans over the next period," said Rob Key, Managing Director of England Men’s Cricket.

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"The international game continues to evolve, and we must be mindful that we have to lead the way in player performance across the sport. The aim is to develop world-class players in all three formats as we strive to become the best team in the world.

"I would like to congratulate all the players offered agreements for the coming year. They will all play a pivotal role in England's efforts over the next 12 months," Key added.

England Annual Central Contracts: Moeen Ali, James Anderson, Jofra Archer, Jonathan Bairstow, Stuart Broad, Jos Buttler, Zak Crawley, Sam Curran, Ben Foakes, Jack Leach, Liam Livingstone, Ollie Pope, Adil Rashid, Ollie Robinson, Joe Root, Ben Stokes, Chris Woakes, Mark Wood

England Increment Contracts:
Harry Brook, Dawid Malan, Matthew Potts, Jason Roy, Reece Topley, David Willey

England Pace Bowling Development Contracts: Brydon Carse, Matthew Fisher, Saqib Mahmood, Craig Overton, Jamie Overton, Olly Stone


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