London - England leg-spinner Adil Rashid has agreed a new
one-year contract to play for Yorkshire in all formats of cricket.
The 30-year-old was on a limited-overs-only deal with his
county for the 2018 season.
Rashid's Headingley future had been shrouded in doubt after
he was controversially selected in England's Test squad for the recent series
against India, despite his self-imposed exile from first-class cricket.
Rashid was told by England national selector Ed Smith that
he must be available across the board from the start of the 2019 English season
to be considered for Test cricket.
"I think we've been clear from the outset that we
wanted to keep Adil at the club," said Yorkshire director of cricket
"When it became known he had to have a red-ball
contract, we were more than happy to put that in place."
Rashid, who has played 15 Tests and 73 one-day
internationals, began his career with Yorkshire in 2006 and has taken 500
Moxon admitted he was unsure about the player's longer-term
future and expects to reassess it following next year's World Cup.