Northamptonshire have announced the signing of South Africa fast bowler Juan 'Rusty' Theron for the first five games of their Friends Provident t20 campaign.
Theron, who has gained a reputation as a death bowler, has played in 31 Twenty20 matches for the Warriors, the Kings XI Punjab and South Africa A.
“I am absolutely delighted to announce the signing of a world class talent such as Rusty, this will give us a great boost at the start of the Friends Provident t20," head coach David Capel commented.
“Rusty will be an excellent addition for our FP t20 campaign and will be a vital part of our death bowling attack."
Theron, 24, also holds a Cricket South Africa central contract and his arrival at Wantage Road is subject to appropriate visa clearance.
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