Rudolph joins Surrey

Kartik will arrive at Surrey at the end of the Indian Premier League

Last Updated: 23/02/12 4:38pm

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Jacques Rudolph: Will join Surrey for start of 2012 campaign

Jacques Rudolph: Will join Surrey for start of 2012 campaign

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Former Yorkshire batsman Jacques Rudolph has agreed to join Surrey as a short-term replacement for spinner Murali Kartik this season.

Kartik will arrive in England once his commitments in the Indian Premier League have been concluded.

Rudolph signed for Yorkshire as a Kolpak in 2007, enjoying three successful seasons before returning to his native South Africa and winning an international recall last year.

He also played a handful of games for the White Rose county last season, but will link up with Surrey in April.

Surrey team director Chris Adams said: "Signing a player of Jacques Rudolph's undoubted capabilities and experience is a great boost to our side at the start of the campaign.

"With such a heavy first-class schedule early in the season it will be a huge advantage to have a world-class opening batsman available to us. I look forward to welcoming Jacques to Surrey in early April."

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