Tosin Olufemi has signed a new contract with Colchester United, which will keep him at the League One club until 2016.
The 19-year-old made his first start for the U's in last weekend's draw with Carlisle United, following an impressive pre-season.
The youngster will now be hoping for an extended run in the team after tying down his future.
Essex fast bowler Reece in line for PCA's Young Player of the Year
Norwich City's latest arrival, Johann Elmander says he can't wait to get started in his second spell in the Premier League.
Man-of-the-match David Willey led Northamptonshire to 102-run victory over Surrey in the T20 final in Edgbaston, Birmingham.