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
Dustin Melton, Billy Stanlake, Ben McDermott (limited-overs)
Will Young (until Bancroft arrives in May), Cameron Bancroft, David Bedingham
Peter Siddle, Simon Harmer, Jimmy Neesham (T20 Blast)
Andrew Balbirnie (until Labuschagne arrives in May), Marnus Labuschagne, Michael Neser, Colin Ingram
Dan Worrall, Kraigg Brathwaite (first eight CC games)
Kyle Abbott, Mohammad Abbas (first two months of the season)
Heino Kuhn, Miguel Cummins (first eight CC games)
Dane Vilas, Shreyas Iyer (One-Day Cup), Jackson Bird (Six CC games from April 22), Finn Allen (T20 Blast)
Naveen-ul-Haq (T20 Blast), Josh Inglis (T20 Blast), Marcus Harris
Mitchell Marsh (T20 Blast), Mujeeb Ur Rahman (T20 Blast), Peter Handscomb
Mohammad Nabi (T20 Blast), Wayne Parnell
Dan Christian (T20 Blast), Dane Paterson
Marchant de Lange
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)
Stiaan van Zyl, Travis Head, Rashid Khan (T20 Blast), David Wiese (T20 Blast)
Pieter Malan, Carlos Brathwaite (T20 Blast)
Alzarri Joseph (first seven CC games), Sandeep Lamichhane (T20 Blast), Ben Dwarshuis (T20 Blast)
Duanne Olivier, Lockie Ferguson (T20 Blast)
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