BBC – Somerset have signed Australia batsman Matt Renshaw as their overseas replacement for Cameron Bancroft.

Summary

  • Somerset have signed Australia batsman Matt Renshaw as their overseas replacement for Cameron Bancroft.
  • Bancroft was banned from cricket for nine months for his part in Australia’s ball-tampering scandal.
  • Renshaw, 22, has scored 630 runs in 13 Test appearances with a top score of 184, while he has been capped once in Twenty20 cricket.
  • “I’m delighted to have the opportunity to play alongside some very experienced players and the exciting young talent that is coming through at Taunton,” he told the club website.
  • “I’ve heard a lot of good things about the club and I understand that I will be following in the footsteps of some outstanding Australian batsmen.”


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