• Posts Tagged ‘County Cricket’

    Pakistan spinner Yasir Shah signs for Kent

    by  • June 6, 2017 • Cricket • 0 Comments

    Kent have announced the signing of Pakistan ace bowler Yasir Shah, who is regarded as one of the world’s top-ranked Test leg-spinner. The 31-year-old, who claimed 149 wickets at an average of 29.91 in 26 Tests, will be available for four Specsavers County Championship matches in an attempt to boost Kent’s promotion challenge. Leg-spinner...

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    NZ’s Grant Elliott quits T20 internationals

    by  • March 31, 2017 • Cricket • 0 Comments

    New Zealand all-rounder Grant Elliott has confirmed his retirement from international cricket after signing a Kolpak deal to play for the Birmingham Bears in England’s Twenty20 competition. The 38-year-old joins compatriot Colin de Grandhomme and Jeetan Patel in county cricket, which means he will be available as an overseas player. Loved playing with the...

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    Surrey re-sign Aaron Finch for 2017

    by  • December 23, 2016 • Cricket • 0 Comments

    Surrey have announced the re-signing of Australian opener Aaron Finch for the whole of the 2017 NatWest T20 Blast next summer. The 30-year-old, who featured as an overseas player for the Oval side last season, scored 259 runs in six games, as well as averaging 48.66 in the Championship. The Victoria-born right-hander, who is...

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    Essex sign South Africa all-rounder Simon Harmer

    by  • October 21, 2016 • Cricket • 0 Comments

    The English County side Essex have announced the signing of South Africa all-rounder Simon Harmer on a Kolpak deal. The 27-year-old will be available as a non-overseas signing in all forms of cricket for the newly-promoted Essex for the 2017 season. Pretoria-born Harmer, who made five Test appearances for his nation, has claimed 290...

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    Tymal Mills signs new one-year contract at Sussex

    by  • September 23, 2016 • Cricket • 0 Comments

    The left-arm paceman Tymal Mills has signed a new one-year contract extension with Sussex, which will see him to remain at the club until the end of the 2017 season. The 24-year-old, who earned his maiden England T20I cap, against Sri Lanka in July, will now remain at Hove until at least the end...

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