Disappointed Liam Plunkett looking for new opportunities after ending his deal with Yorkshire

Liam Plunkett is getting married to American partner Emeleah Erb this winter.

Liam Plunkett picked up three Australian wickets at The Oval | Getty Images

England fast bowler Liam Plunkett is really disappointed with Yorkshire's move to drop him from the ongoing Royal London One-Day Cup 2018 only because of his single bad outing in the tournament. 

The 33-year-old is also looking to speak to other counties as he is in the last year of his contract with Yorkshire County Cricket Club in a bid to get new opportunities that they have not yet given him.

Plunkett was dropped from Yorkshire's 16-run win over Lancashire earlier in June and despite his tension with the Club his form with the ball is brilliant, as the pacer has taken 3 wickets and played a key role in England’s 3-wicket win over Australia in the first One Day International at The Oval.

As per reports in Cricbuzz, Liam said, “Yes, I was disappointed. I'd played the previous games and felt I went all right. We won the previous game, so I felt in a good place - but I had one bad performance. They said I wasn't ready, that I looked undercooked. I just felt I was getting back into it. That was the decision they took. I feel I was coming into a good place and I feel I can help win games for Yorkshire so obviously, I was disappointed and I let them know on that.”

The fast-bowler further went on to explain, “It's my last year and I went in for a chat with Martyn Moxon, and obviously as you get a little bit older you maybe think about your base salary coming down and you're playing for incentives and stuff but I didn't really get offered anything.”

Plunkett signed off by saying, “They just said we'll look into it in the next month or so but it gives me a right to speak to other counties and it gives me that option and I'm looking to do that.”

 


By Rashmi Nanda - 16 Jun, 2018

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