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Aug 09, 2012 at 10:50am IST

Scott Styris to play in Big Bash League

Hobart: Former New Zealand Test allrounder Scott Styris has signed to play for the Hobart Hurricanes in Australia's Big Bash Twenty20 cricket league next season.

The 37-year-old Styris retired from international cricket last year after playing 29 Tests,188 one-day internationals and 31 Twenty20 matches for New Zealand.

He has since played in Twenty20 leagues around the world, recently hitting a century from 37 balls for English county Sussex.

Scott Styris to play in Big Bash League

Styris has signed to play for the Hobart Hurricanes in Australia's Big Bash Twenty20 cricket league next season.

Styris said "I'm enjoying my involvement in franchise T20 cricket around the world and have always enjoyed the challenge of playing in Australia against Australians."

He joins Englishman Owais Shah at the Hurricanes who reached the semi-finals of the Big Bash League last season.

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