English club Somerset have announced the signing of New Zealander wicketkeeper Luke Ronchi for the final phase (last four matches) of the county season.
— Somerset Cricket (@SomersetCCC) August 20, 2015
Ronchi, 34, who has played all three forms of the international game for Black Caps, will join Somerset after NZ tour of South Africa.
The hard-hitting batsman will be available for the game against championship leader Yorkshire at Headingley on September 1 and the three games with Hampshire, Sussex and Warwickshire.
Ronchi, who made his Test debut against England earlier this year, has an impressive first class record – He has scored 4615 runs at an average of 38.78 that includes 13 centuries and claimed 300 catches behind the stumps with 13 stumpings.