Bell, 38, signed a one-year extension for the 2021 season this week, which will take his time in the Club’s senior ranks to 23 years.

Coventry-born Bell (38) is one of the most decorated cricketers in Warwickshire history having won six domestic trophies and scoring 17,350 runs, with 38 centuries, across all formats to date. He is also the most capped England men’s cricketer to have worn the Bear & Ragged Staff.

We spoke with the popular batsman about his new deal, returning to cricket after a long lay-off and the exciting time ahead for the Bears.