Sky Sports – Somerset sign Matt Renshaw as replacement for Cameron Bancroft

By David Menon
Last Updated: 12/04/18 6:13pm

Renshaw has scored 630 runs in 13 Test appearances for Australia with a highest score of 184

Somerset have signed England-born Australian batsman Matt Renshaw as their overseas player for the 2018 season.

Summary

  • Somerset sign Matt Renshaw as replacement for Cameron Bancroft By David Menon Last Updated: 12/04/18 6:13pm Renshaw has scored 630 runs in 13 Test appearances for Australia with a highest score of 184 Somerset have signed England-born Australian batsman Matt Renshaw as their overseas player for the 2018 season.
  • Renshaw, 22, replaces Australia team-mate Cameron Bancroft, who was suspended for his part in the ball-tampering scandal during the third Test against South Africa in March.
  • Bancroft admitted using sandpaper to tamper with the ball and was suspended from international and state cricket for nine months by Cricket Australia.
  • Bancroft was suspended for his part in the ball-tampering scandal Renshaw, who was born in Middlesbrough, has scored 630 runs in 13 Test appearances for Australia with a highest score of 184.
  • The opener will be available in all formats for Somerset until June 30 before returning to Australia on August 19.


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