Billy Godleman: Derbyshire batsman signs new one-year deal

Billy Godleman
Godleman has scored five first-class centuries

Derbyshire batsman Billy Godleman has signed a new one-year contract with the Division Two side.

The 25-year-old left-hander, who started his career at Middlesex, joined Derbyshire in 2012 having previously featured for Essex.

Godleman helped Derbyshire to the last eight of the One-Day Cup, scoring 264 runs at an average of 37.71.

He scored two half centuries in their County Championship win over leaders Worcestershire last week.

"After a tough start, I've been really happy to contribute to the team's recent winning performances in both the 50-over and four-day formats," former England Under-19 captain Godleman told the club website.external-link