Essex have signed South African wicketkeeper-batter Grant Roelofsen for the One-Day Cup.
The 26-yr-old, who averages in excess of 40 in 1st-course cricket, has agreed a deal subsequent three 2nd XI online games.
He scored 105 off 107 balls and 3 fifties in individuals 3 appearances.
“Everyone is trying to handle depleted squads as greatest they can so to be in a position to add a player of his high-quality into the batting line-up is a significant coup for us,” said head coach Anthony McGrath.
Roelofsen commenced the English year taking part in club cricket for Billericay, and he is the top scorer in the Essex League with 1553 runs in 17 game titles at an normal of 103.53.
“As shortly as I found out there was a prospect to represent Essex in the Royal London Cup I was desperate to grab that possibility,” he stated.
Meanwhile, former England captain Alastair Cook hopes to be in good shape for the return of the County Championship up coming month just after struggling a again injury in very last week’s draw with Somerset.
Seam bowler Sam Prepare dinner (hamstring) and wicketkeeper Adam Rossington (finger) have been cleared to join up with their groups for The Hundred.