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Napier pens new Essex deal

Graham Napier celebrates taking a wicket for Essex Credit: PA

Essex all-rounder Graham Napier has been rewarded for his fine form with a new two-year contract.

The fresh deal will keep the 33-year-old at the County Ground until 2015.

Napier enjoyed a memorable season with both bat and ball for Essex, hitting over 700 runs and taking 51 wickets in 17 first-class games.

He also hit the headlines back in June when he took four wickets in four balls in a YB40 match against Surrey.

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