Aussie paceman Tait signs Surrey T20 deal

London, Jan 13 (AFP) Australia fast bowler Shaun Taitwill play for Surrey in English cricket''s domestic Twenty20competition this season, it was announced by the Oval-basedcounty.

Tait, who now restricts himself to limited overs cricketbecause of a shoulder injury, is currently playing forAustralia in their ongoing one-day series at home to England.

The 27-year-old is set to be available for the entireduration of the tournament including, should Surrey quality,finals day at Edgbaston on August 27.

"This is a pretty exciting move for me," Tait said in aSurrey statement.

"I''ve a bit of unfinished business in county cricket andI''ll be giving it my all for Surrey this year," added thepaceman, who briefly appeared for Glamorgan in last year''sedition, having previously had a short stint with Durham backin 2004.

"I always strive to take wickets and love being part of aclose-knit team.

"Some good reports about how Surrey are shaping up for2011 have been filtering through so I''m confident that theteam can go a few steps further this year in the event." (AFP)AH

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