New Zealand seamer Neil Wagner will re-join county champions Essex in Might.
The 31-year-old is to be had for all codecs and has signed till the tip of July, regardless that he may prolong his keep till the tip of the marketing campaign.
He started remaining season with the Chelmsford aspect and returned for his or her ultimate 3 County Championship video games as they lifted the identify.
“We now have been running onerous on bringing Neil again for some time,” mentioned Essex head trainer Anthony McGrath.
Essex have already signed 33-year-old Australia paceman Peter Siddle for the beginning of the 2018 marketing campaign, with Wagner set to exchange him.
South Africa-born left-armer Wagner has received 34 Take a look at caps for the Kiwis and the way to prolong his deal can be matter to the approval of New Zealand.
He has taken 607 top quality wickets at a median of 26.86 and 144 wickets in Take a look at suits.
“When I knew there used to be a chance to come back again to Essex, I used to be very prepared to get again to Chelmsford and construct at the onerous paintings and luck of remaining season,” Wagner added.