Ed Cowan joins Nottinghamshire for start of 2013 season

Nottinghamshire have signed Australia Test batsman Ed Cowan for the first half of the 2013 county season.

The 30-year-old is expected to be part of the team for next summer’s Ashes series in England, but will be with Notts until the end of June.

Cowan will be available for eight CB40 games and seven Championship games.

“I feel very strongly we needed an opening batsman, and a left-hander is even more ideal,” director of cricket Mick Newell told BBC Radio Nottingham.

“I met him last year and was impressed with the sort of bloke he was and his commitment to want to join a First Division team and play good quality cricket.” Read more
Courtesy : www.bbc.co.uk