After retirement from international cricket, Dean Elgar will now play for this team, signed a 3-year deal

After his recent two-match Test series against India, Dean Elgar announced his retirement from international cricket. Elgar will now represent the county. Ahead of the 2024 county season, former South African batsman Dean Elgar has agreed to a three-year contract with Essex.

Jan 13, 2024 - 20:01
After retirement from international cricket, Dean Elgar will now play for this team, signed a 3-year deal

Ahead of the 2024 county season, former South African batsman Dean Elgar has agreed to a three-year contract with Essex. Following the two-match Test series against India, Elgar recently announced his retirement from international cricket. Elgar, 36, is excited to be joining Essex. Elgar expressed his excitement about beginning this new chapter of his cricket career with Essex in this statement. The club has been working hard to gain respectability lately, and I hope I can help it achieve even more success.

Elgar said: “I have thoroughly enjoyed my previous experiences in county cricket and I am looking forward to joining the team ahead of the 2024 county season. Essex head coach Anthony McGrath welcomed Elgar. McGrath was quoted as saying that Dean Elgar brings with him a wealth of talent and experience, which will undoubtedly strengthen our squad for the 2024 season.

McGrath said he has had a brilliant career in Test cricket and has showcased his run-scoring talent at the highest level to the world right up until his retirement. His achievements in the international arena speak volumes for his abilities and we are excited to see the impact he can have at Essex.

Muskan Kumawat Journalist & Content Writer