Shivnarine Chanderpaul joins Derbyshire on two-year deal

Derbyshire were promoted to Division One last season and Krikken said: "Shivnarine's statistics in all forms of the game speak for themselves and he has been one of the stand-out players on the world stage for a long time.

updated: January 09, 2013 17:21 IST
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London: West Indies batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, currently rated the world's number two Test batsman, has joined English county side Derbyshire on a two-year contract, the club have announced.

Chanderpaul has scored over 10,500 runs in 146 Tests at an average of 51.67 and has previously played for Durham, Lancashire and Warwickshire in the English County Championship.

As part of the deal, Derbyshire will have first option to keep the 38-year-old for a third season.

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