(Photo) Rilee Rossouw joins Somerset for Vitality Blast

Somerset’s prospects of Vitality Blast glory this year have been bolstered by the joining of Rilee Rossouw as an overseas player. Subject to receiving the appropriate visa, the 32-year-old South African will be available for the whole competition, including the knockout stages and Finals Day.

The southpaw, a globe-trotting T20 specialist, has featured in 15 IT20s for the Proteas, scoring over 300 runs at a strike rate of 137.97. In total he has played 236 T20 matches in his career, amassing 5800 runs at a strike rate of 138.47 with a top score of 112 not out.