working on the deal with Owais for around a month now and we are delighted to have now completed the signing," he said.
his skills and experience to the club. He has experience in both one and four day cricket and will be invaluable to our youngsters like Jaik (Mickleburgh) and Billy (Godleman)."
The 32 year old, who has six Test and 71 ODI appearances for England to his name, as well as 17 T20 internationals, is looking forward to making a fresh start after spending the last 16 years at Lord's.
"Owais had been at Lv Monogram Bag Middlesex for a long time and needed a new challenge. He has expressed his desire to get back into the England set up and we believe this is somewhere that he can fulfil this desire."
and believe that, by playing my cricket in a great environment at Essex, I will have every chance of achieving that ambition."