Surrey all-rounder Gareth Batty has signed a new two-year contract with the club, keeping him at The Kia Oval until the end of the 2014 season.
took on the role of acting captain in July
and helped the club to retain their status in Division One of the County Championship.
Batty took 30 first-class wickets at an average of 26.30, as well as 14 in Twenty20 competition last season.
He re-joined Surrey in 2009 following eight years with Worcestershire.
BBC London 94.9:
"There's never been a thought since the second time I walked through the gates that I'd play anywhere else.
"Now I'm back I don't ever see me doing anything other than wearing the brown cap.
"Hopefully we can take the club forward and win a bit more silverware over the next few seasons."