Worcestershire: New deals for Choudhry, D'Oliveira & Barnard

Worcestershire players celebrate a wicket
Worcestershire currently sit top of Division Two, 25 points clear of Hampshire in second

Worcestershire have signed up three more of their players on new contracts.

Spinner Brett D'Oliveira, 22, son of late academy boss Damian and grandson of Worcestershire legend Basil, has signed a new two-year deal.

Fellow spinner Shaaiq Choudhry, 28, has also penned a new two-year contract.

And England Under-19 all-rounder Ed Barnard, 18, has signed a further 12-month extension to his present contract, up until the end of the 2016 season.

Following the lead of Joe Leach, Chris Russell, Tom Fell, Ben Cox, Tom Kohler-Cadmore and Joe Clarke, the county have now tied up nine players - eight of whom have come through the academy at New Road - in the past three weeks.