Pacer Peter Siddle to return to Somerset by the end of July
Taunton, 25 January (HS). Australian fast bowler Peter Siddle will return to Somerset by the end of July. He will be available for the County Championship and Vitality Blast.
Peter was outstanding for the club in 2022 in red-ball cricket. He took 27 first-class wickets for Somerset at an average of 23.92. He also impressed with the white ball and took 17 wickets at an average of 17.88.
Of his return, Peter said, “I really enjoyed my time in Somerset last summer. It’s a great club with great people and has excellent members and supporters. I was made to feel like part of the family from the moment I arrived at the club and I look forward to joining the boys again in a few months. Hopefully I can contribute to some more success for Somerset in 2023.”
Andy Harries, Somerset County Cricket Club’s director of cricket, said on Siddle’s return: “Peter Siddle was phenomenal for us on and off the field last year. His contributions on the pitch and in the dressing room were of the highest order. He is a proven winner who will make a significant contribution with his vast experience on and off the field.
The former Australian fast bowler has taken 221 wickets in 67 Tests for Australia.