10 January, 2013
West Indies Left-handed batsman Shivnarine Chanderpaul, has joined English county side Derbyshire on a two-year contract.
Currently Chanderpaul rated the world's number two Test batsman. He has scored over 10,500 runs in just 146 Tests at an average of 51.67 and has previously played for Durham, Lancashire and Warwickshire in the English County Championship.
"I'm excited to be joining an ambitious club with a talented young side," Chanderpaul told the Derbyshire website.
"I was impressed with (head coach) Karl Krikken's vision for the team and am looking forward to linking up with them at the start of the season."