Stuart Meaker: Sussex sign Surrey's former England fast-bowler


Stuart Meaker made his first-team Surrey debut in 2008

Sussex have signed former England fast-bowler Stuart Meaker from Surrey.

The right-armer, 30, spent 17 years at The Oval and took 348 wickets in 167 games across all formats of the game.

Meaker made four limited-overs appearances for England in 2011 and 2012, but has played just once in the County Championship for Surrey in the past two seasons.

“I feel like this could be a natural fit and an exciting new venture for me in the coming years,” he said.

Sussex head coach Jason Gillespie told the club website: