Essex agree deals with overseas duo

ANDRE Nel and Danish Kaneria have agreed deals to play for Essex County Cricket Club in 2008.South Africa fast bowler Nel has been signed to play from April 16 until May 18, (subject to the receipt of a work permit and formal permission from Cricket South Africa) and the end of his participation for Titans in the Standard Bank Pro20 Series in his homeland.

ANDRE Nel and Danish Kaneria have agreed deals to play for Essex County Cricket Club in 2008.

South Africa fast bowler Nel has been signed to play from April 16 until May 18, (subject to the receipt of a work permit and formal permission from Cricket South Africa) and the end of his participation for Titans in the Standard Bank Pro20 Series in his homeland.

Pakistan leg-spinner Danish Kaneria, who had already agreed to play for the county in 2008, will then return for his fourth spell with Essex from May 21.

Thirty-year-old Nel has already enjoyed two short spells with Essex in 2005 and 2007, taking 14 wickets at 34.21.


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Meanwhile, 27-year-old Kaneria has taken 169 first-class wickets at 25.56 for Essex to date.

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