Taylor Cornall: Worcestershire signal ex-Lancashire left-hand batter

Taylor Cornall made two appearances for Lancashire within the One-Day Cup in August, making 30 runs with out shedding his wicket

Worcestershire have signed ex-Lancashire left-hander Taylor Cornall.

The 22-year-old Lytham-born former Leeds/Bradford MCCU batter, who performed for Lancashire on this summer season’s One-Day Cup, has signed a one-year deal.

Cornall, who performed in a Second XI sport on trial with Kent in August, then impressed for Worcestershire Seconds with a second-innings 106 in opposition to Yorkshire at Scarborough.

“He was extraordinarily spectacular in testing situations,” mentioned coach Alex Gidman.

“Towards an excellent assault (together with Duanne Olivier) our Seconds coach Kadeer Ali and head of participant and coach growth Kevin Sharp have been blown away by what they noticed by way of Taylor’s character and temperament.”

Cornall, who has additionally performed in 17 Lancashire Seconds video games over the previous 4 summers, additionally made 142 for Leeds/Bradford MCCU in opposition to a powerful Yorkshire assault, together with Ben Coad, Matthew Fisher and Steve Patterson in a pre-season sport at Headingley.

He’s the second former Lancashire Second XI participant to signal, becoming a member of left-arm seamer Ben Gibbon, who arrived on a two-year deal, to observe the signings of Australia worldwide Matthew Wade and Ed Pollock from Warwickshire.

Cornall will report again in early November with nearly all of the Worcestershire squad for pre-season coaching at Malvern School.

He accomplished a Masters in Ecological Economics at Leeds/Bradford, the place he opened the batting alongside Worcestershire batter Jack Haynes’ elder brother Josh.

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