Former England Test captain Alastair Cook is available for Essex's three opening County Championship games of the season.
Leg-spinner Ish Sodhi hopes playing in Nottinghamshire's T20 campaign in 2017 will lead to a longer stay in England.
Nottinghamshire sign Australia paceman James Pattinson as an overseas replacement for injured compatriot Peter Siddle.
Nottinghamshire target Australia paceman James Pattinson to replace injured Peter Siddle as their overseas player.
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