Prior pens new Sussex deal
England wicketkeeper Matt Prior has signed a new two-year contract with Sussex.
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The new deal ties the 32-year-old to the county until at least the end of the 2015 season.
Prior told his county team's official website: "I'm absolutely delighted to sign another contract for Sussex. It is an honour to continue to be part of the club where I have spent my professional career and Hove is a very special place to me.
"I am very much looking forward to helping Sussex compete for trophies again this season and I hope to be a part of future success, something I know that everyone connected with the club works very hard for."
Prior, who has played 75 Tests for England, made his Sussex debut in 2001. He has struck 18 centuries for his county in 144 matches.
He faces stiff competition to remain as England's future first-choice wicketkeeper, having been dropped for the last two Ashes Test matches over the winter with England already 3-0 down.
The tour ended in acrimony for Prior, who was involved in a Twitter row with chat show host Piers Morgan over his alleged part in the events which led to Morgan's friend Kevin Pietersen being excluded from the England set-up.
Friday's news does at least mean his club situation looks more settled, with Sussex's professional cricket manager Mark Robinson adding: "We're really delighted to have Matt confirmed for the next two summers.
"He not only brings an incredible playing talent but a lot of experience with him every time he wears the Sussex Martlets."