Chris Rogers signs for Somerset

Somerset will be Chris Rogers' fifth English county after previously playing for Derbyshire, Leicestershire, Northamptonshire and Middlesex.

By: Reuters | London | Published: October 7, 2015 5:51:46 pm
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Australian batsman Chris Rogers, who retired from international cricket after this year’s Ashes series, has joined Somerset for the 2016 season, the English county announced on Wednesday.

The 38 year-old left hander played 25 Tests for Australia, scoring 2015 runs at an average of 42.87, with a top score of 173 at Lord’s this year.

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“I’m really pleased to be joining a club of the stature of Somerset,” Rogers said. “I have always enjoyed playing cricket in England. There have been quite a few Australian players who have done really well down at Taunton and hopefully I can add my name to that list.”

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