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Somerset's Jos Buttler awarded England incremental contract

By This is Somerset  |  Posted: September 22, 2012

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Somerset cricketer Jos Buttler has been awarded an England incremental contract for 2011-12.

Wicketkeeper-batsman Buttler, 22, has been given the award by the England and Wales Cricket Board in recognition of his contributions to his country in the shorter format of the game.

Buttler came up through the youth ranks at Somerset, starring for the U13, U15 and U17 teams before making his First Class debut in September 2009.

The former King's College, Taunton, pupil has qualified for the award after playing in nine Twenty20s and one 50-over international during the contract year.

National selector Geoff Miller said: "This award reflects the contribution Jos has made this year in the shorter formats of the game for England and we congratulate him on his achievement."

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