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County cricket 2021: The full list of overseas players

overseas players county cricket 2021
by Wisden Staff 3 minute read

Below is the list of overseas players signed up to play county cricket in 2021 – we’ve got all 18 first-class sides covered.

Following the termination of the Kolpak ruling, sides are now allowed to use two overseas players in the County Championship from the start of the 2021 season.

Updated as of April 6, 2021

County cricket overseas players 2021

Derbyshire

Dustin Melton, Billy Stanlake, Ben McDermott (limited-overs)

Durham

Will Young (until Bancroft arrives in May), Cameron Bancroft, David Bedingham

Essex

Peter Siddle, Simon Harmer, Jimmy Neesham (T20 Blast)

Glamorgan

Andrew Balbirnie (until Labuschagne arrives in May), Marnus Labuschagne, Michael Neser, Colin Ingram

Gloucestershire

Dan Worrall, Kraigg Brathwaite (first eight CC games)

Hampshire

Kyle Abbott, Mohammad Abbas (first two months of the season)

Kent

Heino Kuhn, Miguel Cummins (first eight CC games)

Lancashire

Dane Vilas, Shreyas Iyer (One-Day Cup), Jackson Bird (Six CC games from April 22), Finn Allen (T20 Blast)

Leicestershire

Naveen-ul-Haq (T20 Blast), Josh Inglis (T20 Blast), Marcus Harris

Middlesex

Mitchell Marsh (T20 Blast), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (T20 Blast), Peter Handscomb

Northamptonshire

Mohammad Nabi (T20 Blast), Wayne Parnell

Nottinghamshire

Dan Christian (T20 Blast), Dane Paterson

Somerset

Marchant de Lange

Surrey

Kemar Roach (first seven CC games), Hashim Amla, Sean Abbott (to replace Roach for three CC games and play entire group stage of T20 Blast)

Sussex

Stiaan van Zyl, Travis Head, Rashid Khan (T20 Blast), David Wiese (T20 Blast)

Warwickshire

Pieter Malan, Carlos Brathwaite (T20 Blast)

Worcestershire

Alzarri Joseph (first seven CC games), Sandeep Lamichhane (T20 Blast), Ben Dwarshuis (T20 Blast)

Yorkshire

Duanne Olivier, Lockie Ferguson (T20 Blast)

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