Middlesex sign Australia batsman Peter Handscomb as captain on two-year deal

Simon Collings
Evening Standard
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Middlesex have confirmed the signing of Australia batsman Peter Handscomb.

The 28-year-old, who has experience of three previous stints playing county cricket in England, joins Middlesex on a two-year deal and will captain the team for First-Class and List-A matches.

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He will bolster Middlesex’s batting line-up and comes with the pedigree of having made 40 appearances for Australia in all three forms of the game.

“Peter is a fine player and he will fill a couple of the gaps that have been created,” said Middlesex coach Stuart Law.

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